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. Rakesh Ranjan

Designation: Assistant Professor
Contact Address: Department of Teaching Veterinary Clinical Complex, College of Veterinary Science, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary & Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana 141004 INDIA
Telephone : 0161-2414007
Mobile: +91-9417643441(R)

Academic Credentials

Teaching and Other Appointments

Teaching UG, PG and PhD courses in Veterinary Medicine for about 7 years. These included class lectures, innovative demonstrations, practical training to veterinary interns.Delivered invited lectures to field veterinarians of Punjab and Bihar state.

Other Appointments

Area of Research Interests

Impact of environmental pollution on livestock health and productivity is area of research interest. Diseases caused by mineral imbalances, infectious and non-infectious diseases of pet and livestock are other areas of current research.

Ongoing Projects

  Name Funding Agency Year of Start
1. Increase in milk production & reduction of infertility in dairy cattle and buffalo by use RKVY 2010
2. Strengthening of diagnostic & critical care facility for domestic animals RKVY 2011

Research Honour’s /Awards

No. of Publications

Research: 40 Extension: 10 Books: Nil Manuals: 3


R Ranjan, D Swarup and R C Patra (2011). Changes in levels of zinc, copper, cobalt and manganese in soft tissues of fluoride-exposed rabbits. Fluoride 44: 83-88.

R C Patra, A K Pattnaik, P Kumar, R Ranjan, A Sahoo and D Swarup (2011). Clinico-biochemical alterations in zero-grazed riverine buffaloes on dry roughage based ration. Veterinarski Arhiv 81: 379-390.

R Ranjan, S K Uppal, N Chand, P S Dhaliwal and V K Dumka (2010). Clinico haemato-biochemical observations in animals poisoned with organophosphate/carbamate compound. Indian Veterinary Journal 87:178-179.

U Dimri, R Ranjan, M C Sharma and V P Varshney (2010). Effect of vitamin E and selenium supplementation on oxidative stress indices and cortisol level in blood in water buffaloes during pregnancy and early postpartum period. Tropical Animal Health and Production 42: 405-410.

R Ranjan, D Swarup, S Day and R C Patra (2009). Oxidative stress indices in erythrocytes, liver and kidneys from fluoride exposed rabbits. Fluoride 42: 88-93.

R Ranjan, D Swarup and B Bhardwaj (2009). Distribution of clinical signs and lesions in fluorotic cattle. Indian Journal of Animal Sciences 79: 546-549.

R Ranjan, D Swarup, R C Patra and Vikas Chandra (2009). Tamarindus indica L. and Moringa oleifera M. extract administration ameliorates fluoride toxicity in rabbits. Indian Journal of Experimental Biology 47: 900-905.

R Ranjan, D Swarup, B Bhardwaj and R C Patra (2008). Level of certain micro and macro minerals in blood of cattle from fluoride polluted localities of Udaipur, India. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 81: 503-505.

U Dimri, R Ranjan, N Kumar, B Sharma, M C Sharma, D Swarup and M Kataria (2008). Changes in oxidative stress indices, zinc and copper concentrations in blood in canine demodicosis. Veterinary Parasitology 154: 98-102.

R Ranjan, R Naresh, R C Patra and D Swarup (2006). Erythrocyte lipid peroxides and blood zinc and copper concentrations in acute undifferentiated diarrhoea in calves. Veterinary Research Communications 30: 249-254.