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Gadvasu

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. Amit Sharma

Designation: Assistant Professor
Contact Address:Department of Animal Nutrition, College of Veterinary Science, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary & Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana 141004
Telephone : 0161-2414040
Mobile: 9896474584
Email:amitsharma@gadvasu.in, amitvet2013ndri@gmail.com

Academic Credentials

  • B.V.Sc. and A.H.
  • M.V.Sc.
  • Ph.D.

Teaching and Other Appointments

Principles of animal nutrition and feed technology, Nutrients requirements of ruminant and non-ruminants, Unconventional feed resources for ruminants and non-ruminants, Mineral nutrition and its requirement (especially newer trace elements- Boron, Vanadium, etc.), Bypass nutrients, Rumen microbiology

Area of Research Interests

Exploration of nutrients and minerals (newer trace elements, organic trace minerals) requirements of dairy animals at various physiological stages under tropical conditions, use of newer feed additives to improve the performance and reduce enteric methane production of dairy animals. Exploration of newer unconventional feed resources to bridge demand-supply gap of feed for dairy and poultry sector.


Ongoing Projects

Sr. no.

Name

Funding Agency

Year of Start

1

Studies on effect of feeding organic trace minerals on production, reproduction, immune response and metabolic profile in dairy cows

BASF India Ltd

Mumbai

 

2020-2022

 

 

2

Utilization of dried distilleries grains with soluble in livestock and poultry feed

BCL Industries Ltd., Bathinda

2021

3

Strengthening of animal feed testing lab and food quality control lab facility at GADVASU, Ludhiana

RKVY

2017-19

4

Processing and Nutritional evaluation of paddy straw and other feed ingredients pellets as livestock feed both by in-vitro and in-vivo techniques

Neway Renewable Energy Pvt. Ltd.

2018-19

5

Potential of different wheat cultivars as silage

Departmental project

2018-19

6

Potential of sugarcane tops of different varieties with or without additives as silage

Departmental project

2018-19

7

Nutritional Interventions to Enrich Animal Products with Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Departmental project

2017-18


Research Honour’s /Awards

  • Appreciation Award-2018, worthy Vice Chancellor, GADVASU, Ludhiana for commercialization of technology to Markfed, Punjab
  • Certificate of appreciation: 2
  • Best paper/poster presentation award: 2
  • Appreciation letters: 6

No. of Publications

Research: 14
Extension: 15
   Books: 00   Manuals: 01

Publications

  • Sharma A, Mani V, Pal RP, Sarkar S, Datt C. (2020). Boron supplementation in peripartumMurrah buffaloes: The effect on calcium homeostasis, bone metabolism, endocrine and antioxidant status. Journal of Trace Elements in Medicine and Biology, 126623. (NAAS: 9.34)
  • Sharma A., Kundu S.S., Tariq H., Mahesh M.S., Gautam S and Singh S. 2016. Predicting water intake of lactating riverine buffaloes under tropical climate. Livestock Science, 191: 187–190. (NAAS: 7.7)
  • Sharma A., Kundu S.S., Tariq H., Kewalramani N. & Yadav R.K. 2017. Impact of total dissolved solids in drinking water on nutrient utilisation and growth performance of Murrah buffalo calves. Livestock Science 198: 17-23. (NAAS: 7.7)
  • Sharma A., Kundu S.S., Tariq H., Preeti, Kewalramani N. & Singh S. 2018. Quantitative prediction of drinking water intake of Murrah buffalo calves under saline water. Indian Journal of Animal Research, 52 (3): 459-463. (NAAS: 6.40)
  • Singh, P., Hundal, J. S., Patra, A. K., Wadhwa, M., & Sharma, A. 2021. Sustainable utilization of Aloe vera waste in the diet of lactating cows for improvement of milk production performance and reduction of carbon footprint. Journal of Cleaner Production, 288, 125118. (NAAS:13.25)
  • Singh, A. K., Kewalramani, N., Mani, V., Sharma, A., Kumari, P., & Pal, R. P. 2021. Effects of boric acid supplementation on bone health in crossbred calves under tropical condition. Journal of Trace Elements in Medicine and Biology, 63, 126647.  (NAAS: 9.34)
  • Kumar, P., Kaur, S., Goswami, M., Singh, S., Sharma, A. and Mehta N. 2021. Antioxidant and antimicrobial efficacy of giloy (Tinospora cordifolia) stem powder in spent hen meat patties under aerobic packaging at refrigeration temperature (4 ± 1°C). Journal of Food Processing and Preservation. DOI: 10.1111/jfpp.15772. (NAAS:7.41)
  • Hundal, J. S., Sharma, A., Pal, R., & Grewal, R. S. 2021. Harnessing the In Vitro Nutritional Potential of Different Varieties of Sugarcane Tops Silages Enriched with Molasses and Bacterial Inoculants as an Unconventional Feed Resource. Sugar Tech, 1-10. (NAAS: 7.20)
  • Preeti, Kewalramani N., Kundu S.S. and Sharma A. Effect of saline water on rumen fermentation and serum profile in Murrah male calves. Indian Journal of Animal Research, DOI:10.18805/ijar.v0iOF.7824 (NAAS: 6.40)
  • Hundal, J. S., Mavi, G. K., Cheema, R. S., Ahuja, A. K., Sharma, A. & Wadhwa, M. 2020. Effect of dietary supplementation of omega-3 rich oils on seminal characteristics, oxidative stress and plasma testosterone levels in Beetal bucks. Indian Journal of Animal Sciences, 90(5), 754-758. (NAAS: 6.28)
  • Hundal, J. S., Mavi, G. K., Cheema, R. S., Ahuja, A. K., Sharma, A., & Wadhwa, M. (2020). Effect of dietary supplementation of omega-3 rich oils on seminal characteristics, oxidative stress and plasma testosterone levels in Beetal bucks. Indian Journal of Animal Sciences, 90(5), 754-758. (NAAS: 6.28)
  • Hundal, J. S., Wadhwa, M., Sharma, A., Singh, G., &Kaur, H. 2020. Evaluation of Newly Developed Maize Hybrids for Yield, Whole Plant Composition and Ensiling Characteristics under Indian Climate. Animal Nutrition and Feed Technology 20: 393-407. (NAAS: 6.15)
  • Preeti, N. Kewalramani, Sharma A and Kundu S.S.. 2016. Drinking water of different salinity levels and its effect on nutrient use in Murrah buffalo calves. Indian Journal of Animal Nutrition, 33 (1): 22-26. (NAAS: 5.66)
  • Pal, R. P., Mani, V., Sarkar, S., Mir, S. H., Sharma, A., & Sharma, H. 2021. Comparing the effect of different levels of zinc hydroxychloride with inorganic zinc sulfate on in vitro rumen fermentation parameters. Indian Journal of Dairy Science, 73(6).  (NAAS: 5.95)