Guru Angad Dev Veterinary And Animal Sciences University
ਗੁਰੂ ਅੰਗਦ ਦੇਵ ਵੈਟਨਰੀ ਐਂਡ ਐਨੀਮਲ ਸਾਇੰਸਜ਼ ਯੂਨੀਵਰਸਿਟੀ

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College of Veterinary Science

Faculty Detail

Dr. Pavan Kumar

Designation: Scientist
Contact Address:Department of Livestock Products Technology, College of Veterinary Science, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary & Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana 141004
Telephone : 0161-241025
Mobile: 9417480092

Academic Credentials

  • B.V.Sc & A.H
  • M.V.Sc in Livestock Products Technology

Teaching and Other Appointments

U.G and P.G courses of Livestock Products Technology during 4 years of service in SKAUST (J). Presently working as Assistant Meat Technologist in Dept. of LPT.

Area of Research Interests

Meat Processing, Value addition of meat products and functional meat products

Ongoing Projects

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Funding Agency

Year of Start


Development of extended storage life functional meat products by incorporating bioactive phyto-extracts (Approved)




Encapsulation of Natural Bioactive Compounds and Micronutrients for the Enhancement of Nutritive, Preservative and Processing Functionality of Meat Products. (Co-PI)

Ministry of Food Processing Industries



RKVY 7 B-B1, Development of designer meat & egg products for health benefit and marketing. (Co-PI)




RKVY 7 B-B2, Development of dissemination of processing technologies of meat products for enhanced economic benefits. (Co-PI)




RKVY4: C6-Processing of meat and egg into newer value added products for popularization and better marketing. (Co-PI)




Development and Sale of Value Added Products for Income Generation (RF-8). (Co-PI)

Punjab Government



Strengthening of Department of Livestock Products Technology for value addition to Livestock Products (Old: NPV-65). (Co-PI)

Punjab Government



Studies on the utilization and popularization of processed meat products from buffaloes and other species (NPV-43). (Co-PI)

Punjab Government



Research Honour’s /Awards

  • Awarded ICAR-Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) for pursuing M.V.Sc (2007-2009)
  • Awarded ICAR-Senior Research Fellowship (SRF) for pursuing Ph. D. studies.
  • Qualified CSIR–National Eligibility Test, 2009

No. of Publications

Research: 20
Extension: 6
Books: 1
Manuals: 4


Pavan Kumar, Sharma, B.D and Kumar, R.R. (2010). Storage stability of analogue meat nuggets. Journal of Veterinary Public Health, 8(2): 117-120.

Pavan Kumar, Sharma, B.D and Kumar, R.R. (2011). Product profile comparison of analogue meat nuggets versus chicken nuggets. Fleischwirtschaft international.,1:72-75.

Pavan Kumar, Sharma, B.D. and Kumar, R.R. (2010). Optimization of egg albumen content in analogue meat nuggets. Indian Journal of Poultry Science, 45(2):177-179

Pavan Kumar, Sharma, B.D. and Kumar, R.R. (2011). Optimization of mushroom level in analogue meat nuggets. Indian Journal of Meat science. 7(1): 53-55.

Pavan Kumar, Sharma, B.D. and Kumar, R.R. (2012) Optimization of the level of wheat gluten in analogue meat nuggets. Journal of Veterinary Research, 21(1): 54-59.

Pavan Kumar, Z.F Bhat and Sunil Kumar. (2012) Effect of sex on the quality characteristics of nuggets prepared from spent vanaraja chicken. Indian Journal of Poultry Science. 47(2): 218-221

Pavan kumar, Neelesh Sharma, Rajeev Ranjan, Sunil Kumar, Z.F.Bhat and Dong Kee Geong. Prospective of membrane technology in dairy industry: an overview. Asian-Australasian Journal of Animal Science, 26 (9):1347-1358.

Pavan Kumar, Sunil Kumar, Manoj Kumar Tripathi, Nitin Mehta, Rajeev Ranjan, Zuhaib Fayaz Bhat, Pramod Kumar Singh. Flavonoids in the Development of Functional Meat Products: A Review. Veterinary World. 6(8): 573-578.

Pavan Kumar, M.K.Chatli, Nitin Mehta, Parminder Singh, O.P.Malav, Akhilesh Kumar Verma. Meat Analogues: Health Promising Meat Substitutes. Critical Review in Food Science and Nutrition DOI:10.1080/10408398.2014.939739