Designation: Professor-cum-Head Contact Address:Department of Veterinary Gynaecology and Obstetrics, College of Veterinary Science, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana 141004 Telephone : 0161-2414003 Mobile: 9463104958 Email:firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
Aug 1995 - Feb 1996: Assistant Scientist (Gynaecology), RRSKA, Ballowal Saunkhri, PAU, Nawanshahar, Punjab
May 1998 - Mar 2002: Assistant Reproduction Physiologist, Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics, PAU, Ludhiana, Punjab.
Apr 2002 - May 2002: Assistant Scientist (Reproduction Physiology), Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics, PAU, Ludhiana, Punjab.
May 2002 - Sep 2002: Assistant Scientist (Reproduction Physiology) (Senior Scale), Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics, PAU, Ludhiana, Punjab.
Sep 2002 - Dec 2006: Assistant Professor (Senior Scale), Department of Veterinary Gynaecology and Obstetrics, GADVASU, Ludhiana, Punjab.
Dec 2006 - Aug 2007: Assoc. Prof. Vet. Sc. Extn. Edu., Department of Vety and Animal Husb. Extn. Edu., GADVASU, Ludhiana, Punjab
Aug 2007 - Dec 2009: Assoc. Prof. Vet. Sc. Extn. Edu., Dept. of Anim. Reprd. Gynae. & Obstet., GADVASU, Ludhiana
Jan 2010 - Mar 2013: Physiologist, Department of Animal Genetics and Breeding, GADVASU, Ludhiana
Mar 2013 – Nov 2016: Associate Director (Training), Krishi Vigyan Kendra, GADVASU, Tarn Taran
Oct 2016 – till date: Professor and Head, Department of Veterinary Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Ludhiana
Area of Research Interests
ETT protocols for crossbred cattle and buffaloes.
In vitro maturation of buffalo oocytes
Transport of buffalo ovaries in organ culture medium and subsequent effect on oocyte maturation.
Comparative performance of various media formulations on IVM of buffalo oocytes.
Role of heterologous oestrus serum supplementation in IVM medium.
Role of cell co-cultures in IVM medium
Chronology of buffalo oocyte maturation.
Superovulatory response and pre-treatment of donors with LH, Progestrone and Estrogen.
Network project on ETT in Animal Production
Creation of Physical facilities for improvement of cattle
Punjab State Government
Recovery, Cryopreservation and transfer of embryos
Field Progeny Testing
Buffalo Breeding Project
Centre of Advanced Studies in Veterinary Gynaecology and
Embryo transfer technology in dairy animals at
Institutional farms and field conditions.
Open Nucleus Breeding System to improve Sahiwal cattle
and Nili Ravi Buffaloes in the state of Punjab.
Project for Cattle and Buffalo Breeding Phase II.
Establishment of new KVK at
village Booh, District Tarn Taran
scheme for fodder production, IGFRI, Jhansi
Research Honour’s /Awards
International training in the area of transgenic Animals (Animal science). University of Pittsburgh under invitation from Dr Jaspal S. Khillan, Director, Transgenic and Gene Targeting Core & Associate Research Professor, Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA, on deputation from Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana, from March 05, 2012 to June 04, 2012.
Best paper presentation in canine applied subjects in the SAARC Congress held between February, 7th and 9th 2008, by the faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Michigan State University, at Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.
International training program in Embryo Transfer Technology in Cattle, on deputation from the Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University and Punjab Agricultural University at the Ohio State University, USA from 15 July 2006 to 15 October 2006
Best poster presentation award-2006 of NBAGR in Biotechnology (Evaluation of Growth Block in in vitro matured buffalo oocytes). National Symposium on Conservation and Improvement of Animal Genetic Resources under low input system challenges and strategies. 9-10 February 2006. National Bureau of Animal Genetic Resources (NBAGR), Karnal, India.
Best paper presentation award-2001 of ISSAR in Biotechnology (In vitro maturation of buffalo (Bubalus bubalis) oocytes vis-à-vis cell co-cultures) on XVIIth Annual Convention of ISSAR and National Seminar on Fertility Management in Farm Animals under Adverse Agro-climatic conditions, 6-8 October, 2001, CAZRI, Jodhpur, India
Dr. R.D. Sharma Award – 2001 of ISSAR (A medal and a citation) for the best scientific work in Obstetrics by a young Scientist on XVII Annual Convention of ISSAR and National Seminar on Fertility Management in Farm Animals under Adverse Agro-climatic conditions, 6-8 October, 2001, CAZRI, Jodhpur, India.
Outstanding Young Scientist Award-1996 of ISSAR for presentation of Scientific Paper during the XIII National Convention of ISSAR and National Symposium on Animal Biotechnology, Dec.4-6, 1996, G.B. Pant University of Agri & Tech, Pant Nagar, U.P., India.
Dr. S.N. Luktuke Award-1996 of ISSAR (A medal and a citation), excellent extempore presentation in Animal Reproduction on XIII National Convention of ISSAR and National Symposium on Animal Biotechnology, Dec.4-6, 1996, G.B. Pant University of Agri & Tech, Pant Nagar, U.P., India.
No. of Publications
Himanshu Bhatia, Prahlad Singh and SS Sidhu (2012) Evaluation of the sperm migration capacity of crossbred dairy cattle bull semen vis-a-vis field fertility trials. Indian Journal of Animal Sciences 82 (7): 687-690. NAAS ID/rating: I032/6.6
AK Singh, S Prabhakar, PS Brar and Prahlad Singh (2012) Blood gas dynamics and electrolyte profile of neonatal buffalo calves under normal and forced calving. Veterinary Practitioner 13 (1): 66-68. NAAS ID/rating: V019/6.0
Prahlad Singh, Simranpreet Kaur, R Ranjan and K Gupta (2011) Therapeutic use of autogenous vaccine in popular stomatitis in young buffalo calves. Indian Veterinary Journal (In press Reg No. 754/11 dated: 23/09/2011). NAAS ID/rating: I086/6.0
Prahlad Singh, Kuldip Gupta, SS Sidhu, Opinder Singh and NK Sood (2011) Morphological and Biometrical Observations on a Sternopagus conjoined twin in a buffalo (Bubalus Bubalis). Indian Journal of Animal Reproduction 32 (2): 83-85. NAAS ID/rating: I030/2.6
Kuldip Gupta, Prahlad Singh, Amarjit Singh, VK Singla, Neeraj Sood, Dimple Goyal, PP Bineesh, and NK Sood (2008) Leiomyoma of the vagina with recurrent vaginal prolapse in cow. Indian Veterinary Journal 85: 93-94. NAAS ID/rating: I086/6.0