Designation: Associate Professor Contact Address: Department of Veterinary & Animal Husbandry Extension Education, College of Veterinary Science, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary & Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana 141004 Telephone : 0161-2553314, Mobile: +91-94172-00994(R) Email: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
B.V.Sc & A.H.
Teaching and Other Appointments
Facilitate student learning in the areas of veterinary extension and sociology; Coordinated special outreach programmes to promote the department’s interests in the field of veterinary extension; Collaborated with farmers of the State in order to improve management of their farms and solve livestock issues; Collaborated with Veterinary professionals of the State Department to establish corrective measures in various diseased conditions of the animals.
Area of Research Interests
Conducted research in the field of veterinary andrology (cryopreservation of buffalo semen; libido and sexual behavior of buffalo bulls; In vitro sperm mucus penetration) and theriogenology (Reproductive efficiency of buffaloes as affected by housing management and hormonal interventions)
Year of Start
Sustainable Livestock Based Farming System for Livelihood Security in Hoshiarpur District of Punjab
World Bank through NAIP, ICAR, New Delhi
Students Presently Working
No. of Publications
Sharma, R K and Saini, A L (2011) Ethnoveterinary medicine-a practical approach to the treatment of bovine diseases. Lead Paper in National Symposium of ISAPM, Nov 02-04, 2011, COVS, Ludhiana. Pp187-93. Proceedings: National Symposium of ISAPM, Nov 02-04, 2011, COVS, Ludhiana. Pp187-193.
Sharma, R K, Gandotra, V K, Prabhakar, S and Nanda, A S (2010) Effect of housing management on reproductive efficiency of buffaloes. Ind. J. Anim. Sci. 80 (8): 768-770.
Kaushal, S, Sharma, R K, Kaur, K, Wadhwa, M and Bakshi, M P S (2007) Nutritional status of animals of central plain zone of Punjab. Intl. Trop. Anim. Nutr. Conf., Oct 4-7, 2007. NDRI, Karnal, India. pp 81-82.
Mavi, P S, Pangaonkar, G R, Sharma, R K and Gandotra, V K (2004) Effect of certain hormones on reproductive performance of post-parturient buffaloes. Buffalo J. 20: 193-201
Mohammad F, Dhaliwal, G S and Sharma, R K (1999) Clinical efficacy of GnRH analogue (buserelin) and oestradiol benzoate treatments in anoestrous buffaloes. Ind. J. Anim. Sci. 69: 310-12.
Kumar, N, Pangawkar, G R, Sharma, R K and Matharoo, J S (1999) Effect of Sephadex filtration of buffalo bull semen on freezability and sperm penetration into homologous cervical mucus. Ind. J. Anim. Sci. 69: 91-93.
Dev, S, Pangawkar, G R and Sharma, R K (1997) Sperm penetration in relation to physical characteristics of buffalo oestrual mucus. Intl. J. Anim. Sci. 12: 89-91.
Dev, S, Pangawkar, G R and Sharma, R K (1996) In vitro sperm mucus penetration test to evaluate bull fertility. Ind. J. Anim. Sci. 66: 1021-22.
Sharma, R K, Pangawkar, G R and Matharoo, J S (1994) Efficacy of certain antibiotics on the bacterial load of buffalo semen during cryopreservation. Ind. J. Anim. Sci. 64: 468-70.
Sharma, R K, Pangawkar, G R, Verma, H K and Singh, M (1994) Physico-biochemical characteristics of semen in relation to libido and service behavior of buffalo bulls. Ind. J. Anim. Reprod. 15: 60-62.