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. Shashi Nayyar

Designation: Senior Biochemist
Contact Address: Department of Veterinary Physiology and Biochemistry,College of Veterinary Science, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary & Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana 141004
Telephone : 0161-2414034
Mobile: +91-8146239700(R)

Academic Credentials

  • B.Sc. (Hons.) Biochemistry
  • M.Sc. (Hons.) Biochemistry
  • Ph.D. (Biochemistry)

Teaching and Other Appointments

Teaching UG and PG courses in Vety. Biochemistry since 1991 Special interest: Intermediary Metabolism, Chemistry of Animal Cell, Techniques in Veterinary Biochemistry, Diagnostic enzymes - Compiled 6 manuals for Practicals in Vety. Biochemistry

Area of Research Interests

  • Antioxidant and metabolic profile of farm animals in relation to growth and production
  • Blood biochemical, hormonal, mineral and antioxidant profile in different age groups of buffaloes
  • Antioxidant status of cyclic, anoestrus and repeat breeder buffaloes
  • Lipid and micro mineral profile in the reproductive organs of buffalo
  • Antioxidant status of goats supplemented with antioxidant vitamins
  • Oxidative stress in relation to blood biochemical profile and milk production in Murrah buffaloes
  • Effect of Amla powder supplementation on physiological and blood biochemical responses in heat stressed goats
  • Effect of bypass fat supplementation on blood biochemical responses and reproductive performance in heat stressed goats
  • Effect of plant based antioxidants on metabolic profile and reproductive performance

Ongoing Projects

Sr. No. Name Funding Agency Year of Start
1. Anatomical, histological, histochemical, electron microscopic studies as related to hormonal and biochemical profile in female reproductive organs in buffalo Punjab Govt. 1991

Research Honour’s /Awards

  • Awarded Merit Certificate during B.Sc. (Hons.) in 1985
  • Awarded Merit Certificate during M.Sc. (Hons.) in 1987
  • Awarded Senior Research Fellowship (ICAR) during Ph.D. in 1988
  • Qualified UGC-CSIR, NET held in year 1989 in the subject: Life Sciences
  • Awarded the Best Poster Presentation Award in VIII Annual Conference and National Symposium on Animal Health and Production in New Millennium and Indian Veterinary Congress, Feb. 22-23, 2001, organized by Department of Veterinary Pharmacology and Toxicology, PAU, Ludhiana
  • Best paper award IIIrd position for the paper presented by Subrat Kumar Dash Dash S K, Nayyar S, Jindal R and Mukhopadhyay C S. (2016). Activities of some diagnostic enzymes in buffalo (Bubalus bubalis) naturally exposed to arsenic contamination. National Conference on Medical and Life Sciences April 11-12, 2016at Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, Faridkot

Students Guided

M.V.Sc./M.Sc:: 3

Students Presently Working

M.V.Sc./M.Sc:: 1 Ph.D: 2

No. of Publications

Research: 54 Extension: 11 Books: Nil Manuals: 3


Preeti Lakhani, Rajesh Jindal and Shashi Nayyar 2015 Supplementation of amla powder (Emblica officinalis) ameliorates the summer stress in buffaloes. Indian Journal of Animal Nutrition 32 (3): 338-340.

Harveen kaur Randhawa, Rajesh Jindal and Shashi Nayyar 2015 Amla supplementation improves antioxidant status of summer stressed goats. Indian Veterinary Journal 92: 47-49.

Prasanta Chabukdhara, Shashi Nayyar, Chandrasekhar Mukhopadhyay and Rajesh Jindal (2014) Heat stress induced alteration in blood biochemical profile of lactating buffaloes during summer season. Indian Veterinary Journal 92:16-19.

Gagandeep Singh, SNS Randhawa and Shashi Nayyar (2014) Evaluation of oxidative stress during periparturient period in crossbred cows. Intas Polivet 15 : 188-191

Prasanta Chabukdhara, Shashi Nayyar, Chandrasekhar Mukhopadhyay and Rajesh Jindal (2014) Liver function profile as related to antioxidant status in summer stressed lactating buffaloes. Indian Veterinary Journal 91 : 15-17.