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Guru Angad Dev Veterinary And Animal Sciences University

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College of Fisheries

Faculty Detail

Dr. Vaneet Inder Kaur

Designation: Principal Scientist (Fisheries)
Contact Address:Department of Aquaculture, College of Fisheries, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary & Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana, Punjab 141004
Telephone : 0161-2414061
Mobile: 9463747981,

Academic Credentials

  • B.Sc. (Medical) from Khalsa College for Women, Ludhiana, Panjab University, Chandigarh (1997)
  • M.Sc. (Fisheries) from Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana (1999)
  • Ph.D. (Fisheries) from Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana (2002)

Teaching and Other Appointments

  • UG/PG Course in Aquaculture (Culture and Breeding of Ornamental Fishes, Aquarium Fabrication, Set Up and Maintenance, Non-Food Aquaculture, Culture of Live/Natural Fish Food, Fish Nutrition and Feed Technology, Advances in Fish Nutrition, Aquaculture Production Systems).

Other Appointments

  • Head, Department of Aquatic Environment & Department of Harvest and Post Harvest Technology (Additional Charge)
  • Chairperson, Research Committee, College of Fisheries
  • Chairperson, Extension Committee, College of Fisheries
  • Joint Secretary-cum-Treasure - The Indian Ecological Society, Ludhiana
  • Farm Manager
  • Member - Anti-Ragging Committee, Board of Studies, Academic Affair Committee,College of Fisheries.

Area of Research Interests

  • Culture and breeding of freshwater exotic and indigenous ornamental fish species, Value addition of ornamental fishes through colour enhancement by utilizing natural and synthetic carotenoids, Culture and breeding of high value species (Singhi –Heteropneustes fossilis, Murrel – saul, Channa striatus), Formulation of nutritionally balanced diets for different fish species, Standardization of culture technology for duckweeds, Utilization of non-conventional feed resources (duckweeds) for developing cost effective feeds for carp, Standardization of Intensive Aquaculture Technologies/Systems – RAS & Biofloc Aquaculture 

Ongoing Projects

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Title of Project

Funding Agency




Institutional Development Plan (IDP) for Improved Learning Outcome, Skill and Entrepreneurship at GADVASU





Experiential Learning Program - Ornamental Fisheries: Culture, Breeding and Seed production





Optimizing culture and breeding technology for air breathing, high value fish striped murrel, Channa striatus (Bloch.)





Extension Tools for strengthening technical support to fish farmers





Standardization of culture technology of duckweed (Lemna sp.) and its utilization as feed in carp polyculture system





Culture and breeding technologies for Ornamental fishes in Punjab





Niche Area of Excellence -Inland Aquaculture in Punjab




Assoc. Sci.

Establishment of Capacity  Building Resource Centre for Intensive Aquaculture Technologies in Punjab - Re-Circulatory  Aquaculture System (RAS) and Biofloc Aquaculture System (BFAS)


2021- Continuing

Research Honour’s /Awards

  • Fellow, Indian Ecological Society - 2022
  • GADVASU Best Teacher Award – 2018
  • GADVASU  mBest Extension Worker Award – 2018
  • Most Promising Lady Fisheries Scientist – 2017
  • Attended NAIP (ICAR) Sponsored Two months (January 15, 2014 to March 15, 2014) International training at Ghent University, Belgium in the field of “Nutraceuticals

No. of Publications

Research: 51
Extension: 60       
Book/ Book Chapter: 05     
Manuals: 05


  • Kaur, V.I., Singh, N, Banga, H.S. Singh, T and Singh, G. 2023, Commensurable Analysis of Scientific Communications Published in Reviews in Aquaculture Applying Scientometric Analysis. Indian Journal of Ecology. 50(4): 1155-1162
  • Rawat, P., Kaur, V.I., Tyagi, A., Norouzitalla, P., Baruah, K. (2022). Determining the efficacy of ginger Zingiber officinale as a potential nutraceutical agent for boosting growth performance and health status of Labeo rohita reared in a semi-intensive culture system. Frontiers in Physiology. DOI: 10.3389/fphys.2022.960897. 
  • Kaur A, Shanthanagouda A H, Kaur VI, Bansal N and Naveenkumar BT. 2020. Biochemical and histomorphological associated in vivo responses of turmeric supplemented diets in Rohu, Labeo rohita (Linn.). Aquaculture Research 1–9
  • Khan I. Kaur V I and Datta S N 2020. Effect of fish silage supplemented diets on growth and health status of Pangas Catfish, Pangasianodon hypophthalmus Fry. Indian Journal of Animal Research DOI: 10.18805/ijar.B-3954
  • Han B, Kaur V I, Baruah, K, Nguyen V D and Bossier P. 2019. High doses of sodium ascorbate act as a prooxidant and protect gnotobiotic brine shrimp larvae (Artemia franciscana) against Vibrio harveyi infection coinciding with heat shock protein 70 activation. Developmental and Comparative Immunology 92: 69-76
  • Jain A, Kaur VI and Shanthanagouda AH. 2019. Effect of dietary supplementation of carrot meal on survival, growth and pigmentation of freshwater ornamental fish, koi carp, Cyprinus carpio (L.). Indian Journal of Animal Nutrition 36 (4): 405-13
  • Kumar P, Kaur VI, Tyagi A and Nayyar S. 2019. Probiotic potential of putative lactic acid bacteria isolated from the fish gut: Immune modulation in Labeo rohita (Ham). Journal of Coastal Research 86(2):119-27
  • Datta, S. N., Kaur, V.I., Dhawan, A and Jassal, G. 2013. Estimation of length-weight relationship and condition factor of spotted snakehead Channa punctatus (Bloch) under different feeding regimes. Springer Plus 2:436.
  • Kaur V.I. and Ansal M.D. 2010. Efficacy of vermicompost as fish pond manure – Effect on water quality and growth of Cyprinus carpio (Linn.). Bioresource Technology. 101(15): 6215-6218.
  • Kaur, V. I. and Saxena P. K. 2004. Incorporation of brewery waste in supplementary feed and its impact on growth in some carps. Bioresource Technology 91: 101-104