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) Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
B.V.Sc. & A.H.
M.V.Sc. (Veterinary Medicine)
Ph.D. (Veterinary Medicine)
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.
Member, Editorial Board, Journal “Environment and Pollution” published by Canadian Centre for Science and Education.
Member, Editorial Board, Indian Journal of Veterinary Medicine
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.
Year of Start
Increase in milk production & reduction of infertility in dairy cattle and buffalo by use
Strengthening of diagnostic & critical care facility for domestic animals
Research Honour’s /Awards
First Prize in best oral presentation award in Zoo and Wildlife Medicine Session (2012) in 30th ISVM National Symposium on “Animal Health vis-à-vis Animal Welfare with Application of Biotechnology with Special Reference to North-Estern Region”, Feb. 1-3, 2012, held at Central Agricultural University, Aizawl, Mizorum.
Third Prize in best poster presentation award (2012) in 30th ISVM National Symposium, held at Central Agricultural University, Aizawl, Mizorum from Feb. 1-3, 2012.
First Prize- IVRI, Cattle age judging competition-2006.
Third Prize- IVRI Cattle casting competition-2006.
Intas best review article award- 2005.
Best Scientific Poster Presentation Award (Third), XXIIth Conference of Indian Society for Veterinary Medicine-2005.
ISVM appreciation award, for outstanding contribution to the cause of Indian Society for Veterinary Medicine-2003.
Second Prize- Dissection competition, GB Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar- 2002.
No. of Publications
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.