Guru Angad Dev Veterinary And Animal Sciences University
ਗੁਰੂ ਅੰਗਦ ਦੇਵ ਵੈਟਨਰੀ ਐਂਡ ਐਨੀਮਲ ਸਾਇੰਸਜ਼ ਯੂਨੀਵਰਸਿਟੀ

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College of Veterinary Science, Rampura Phul

Faculty Detail

Dr Yashwant Singh

Designation: Professor-cum-Head
Contact Address:Professor & Incharge, Livestock Farm Complex/ L.P.M.; College of Veterinary Science, Rampura Phul, Bathinda, Punjab. 151103
Telephone :
Mobile: 98157-00810

Academic Credentials

  • B.V.Sc & A.H.
  • M.V.Sc
  • Ph.D
  • ICAR’s  NET in L.P.M and Animal Nutrition. One year certificate course on Animal Welfare..

Teaching and Other Appointments

  • Teaching all courses of Livestock Farm Complex and L.P.M. to the students of B.V.Sc & A.H. Specialized in dairy animal management particularly Buffaloes management. Ameliorating the climatic stress on dairy animals to improve their performance and taking care of their Animal Welfare issues. Backyard poultry production for employment generation, socio-economic upliftment of rural masses and ensuring their nutritional security.

Other Appointments

  • Life member of :
  • Punjab Veterinary Council.
  • Indian Society of Animal Production and Management.
  • Indian Society of Buffalo Development.
  • Indian Association of Animal Production.
  • Indian Society for Sheep and Goat Production and Utilization.
  • Society for Conservation of Domestic Animal Biodiversity.
  • Society for Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Extension (SVAHE)
  • Fellow of Society of Krishi Vigyan.
  • Executive committee member of ISAPM.
  • Deputy Director( Training), Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Mohali.
  • Incharge, Veterinary Polytechnic and RRTC, Kaljharani, Bathinda. (GADVASU, Ludhiana)
  • DDO and Chief Warden, Veterinary Polytechnic and RRTC,Kaljharani, Bathinda. (GADVASU, Ludhiana)
  • Animal Scientist at Veterinary Polytechnic and R.R.T.C Kaljharani, Bathinda.(GADVASU, Ludhiana)
  • Member of Academic Council, Guru Kashi University, Talwandi Sabo, Bathinda.
  • Associate Professor and Head, Division of L.P.M; Faculty of Veterinary Science & A.H; R.S.Pura, SKUAST-Jammu.
  • Member of Academic Council of SKUAST-Jammu.
  • Assistant Professor / Incharge, Department of L.P.M, COVS, DUVASU, Mathura.
  • Warden, P.G.Hostel, COVS, DUVASU, Mathura.
  • Assistant Information Officer, DUVASU, Mathura.
  • Senior research Fellow (CSIR) at CCSHAU, Hisar.

Area of Research Interests

Management of dairy animals and Poultry birds. Characterization, Conservation and Propagation of Indigenous breeds of Livestock; particularly Sahiwal cattle, Murrah buffaloes, Kathiwari horses and Kajali sheep. Effect of different housing and production systems in ameliorating the environmental stress on animals. Poultry production under different production systems.

Research Honour’s /Awards

  • Senior Research Fellow (CSIR) during Ph.D.
  • Awarded for best paper presentation award.
  • Awarded university  project as PI on “Assessing the impact of housing and hygienic milking practices on udder health and quality milk production of dairy animals in Jammu region”. Divisional project of SKUAST-Jammu from April 2007 to March 2008.
  • Awarded university project as PI on “Evaluating the performance of  Vanraja birds under different system of rearing.” Divisional project of SKUAST-Jammu from April 2007 to March 2008.
  • Awarded project as Co-PI on “Empowerment of rural women through backyard poultry farming in Jammu region” by DBT from 2008 to 2011.
    Awarded Second best presentation award among Punjab KVKs during Zonal workshop of KVKs organized by ICAR-ATARI, Zone-1, Ludhiana 2020 on 7/7/2020.
  • Third Best Stall Award in Pashu Palan Mela (September, 2018) to Krishi Vigyan Kendra, S.A.S. Nagar (Mohali) faculty for the best display and technology transfer to farmers.
  • Awarded Best presentation award for paper presentation in National Workshop on Gender Issues and Atmanirbhar Bharat organized by Central Agricultutral University, Imphal from October 15 t0 17, 2020.
  • Worked in project as PI on “ Sahiwal Data recording Unit under AICRP on Indigenous cattle.” by ICAR from 2010 to 2015  at RRTC, Kaljharani.
  • Worked as Co-PI on “Open Nucleus Breeding Scheme to improve Sahiwal cattle ” by ICAR from 2010 onward at RRTC, Kaljharani.
  • Awarded and worked as Co-PI in project on “Characterization of Kajali sheep in its native tract.” by ICAR-NBAGR, Karnal from 2013 to 2015.
  • Registered  Kajali sheep as a breed. Accession number: INDIA_SHEEP_1600_KAJALI_14044 as Applicant.
  • Worked as Associated Scientist in the project “AICRP on Poultry breeding by ICAR-AICRP from 2017 onwards.
  • Sanctioned and worked in project as PI on “In-situ  Crop Residue Management in the state of Punjab under KVK, SAS Nagar(Mohali)” by ICAR-ATARI during 2018-19.
  • Awarded and worked as PI in the project “Demonstration of growth performances of improved fish varieties Jayanti Rohu / Amur carp” by National Fisheries Development Board, DAHDF, GOI from 2018-19.
  • Awarded and worked in Project as PI on “Promotion of Agricultural Mechanization fir In-situ Management of Crop Residue in the state of Punjab under KVK, SASNagar(Mohali)” by ICAR-ATARI during 2019-20.
  • Awarded project as PI on “Promoting Organic Kitchen Gardening for sustainable production, nutrition security and income enhancement during Covid-19 pandemic.” by NABARD during 2020-21.
  • Appreciatation Award by GADVASU to Krishi Vigyan Kendra, S.A.S. Nagar (Mohali)  for the best display and technology transfer to Pashu Palan Mela (September, 2019) and efforts carried out as a team for Crop Residue Management.
  • Best poster presentation Award (3rd Prize) in International conference on Global research initiatives for sustainable agriculture & allied sciences (GRISAAS-2019) 20-22 October 2019 at ICAR-NAARM Hyderabad.
  • Awarded Third prize in poster presentation in International symposium & 7th Conference of Indian Meat Sciences Association held on November 10-12, 2016 at GADVASU. Ludhiana.
  • Awarded third prize in Oral presentation of paper in International symposium & 7th Conference of Indian Meat Scien

No. of Publications

Research: 40
Extension: 105
             Books: 06                 Manuals: 05


  • Mishra A.K, Raja K N , Vohra V, Singh S and Singh Y. (2016). Phenotypic traits and performance of Kajali Sheep : a lesser known ovine genetic resource of Punjab, India. Indian Journal of Animal Sciences 86(11): 1279-1282.
  • Y. Singh, N. Singh, S.S. Grewal .(2012) Assessing the efficacy of different roof materials for ameliorating thermal stress on buffalo heifers. Crop Improvement, Vol 39 (Spl. Issue), P:1567-1568.
  • Kumar J, Garg S K, Kashyap S S, Singh Y and Mishra S K (2005) Biochemical and patho-morphological alteration in Quails (Coturnix coturnix japonica) after short term exposure to saline drinking water. Toxicology International, Vol. 12 No. 1:27-31.
  • Singh Y, Kashyap SS, Kumar J and Garg S K (2003) Clinico haematological observations in Quails following short term exposure to saline drinking water. Indian Journal of Animal Science, 73(9): 55-57.
  • Madan AK, Singh Y and Kumar J (2002) Sequential alteration in haematological and biochemical profile of post partum Kathiawari mares. Indian Journal of Animal Science 72(8): 640-642.