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Guru Angad Dev Veterinary And Animal Sciences University

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College of Veterinary Science, Rampura Phul

Faculty Detail

Dr. Sandeep Kaswan

Designation: Associate Professor & In-charge
Contact Address:Department of Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Extension Education, College of Veterinary Science, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary & Animal Sciences University, Rampura Phul 151103
Telephone :
Mobile: 7589144457

Academic Credentials

  • B.V.Sc. & A.H. (KAU, Thrissur)
  • M.V.Sc. (NDRI, Karnal)
  • Ph.D. (IVRI Izatnagar)

Teaching and Other Appointments

  • Teaching of UG courses of VAHEE discipline with special interest in the field of Livestock Economics and Entrepreneurship, Information and Communication Technologies, Rural Sociology in Veterinary Extension, Livestock based livelihoods and Contemporary issues in Livestock Sector 
  • Coordinator (Academic Affairs) and Secretary (Board of Studies) of COVS, Rampura Phul
  • Class In-charge, 3rd Professional B.V.Sc. & A.H.
  • Extension activities: Lectures in trainings, Radio and TV talks, Consultancy services to farmers/agencies
  • Master Trainer of Agriculture Skill Council of India (ASCI): “Dairy Farmer Entrepreneur” and “Piggery Farmer” courses
  • Earlier Appointments
  • In-charge, Goat Unit, Rabbit Unit & Small Animal Colony at GADVASU, Ludhiana
  • Member, Institutional Animal Ethics Committee of GADVASU, Ludhiana

Other Appointments

  • In-charge, Goat Unit
  • Department Academic Committee, Chairman

Area of Research Interests

Animal behaviour and welfare, Goat production management, Swine production management, Livestock based Livelihoods Livestock Economics

Ongoing Projects

  Name of the Project/Scheme

Year of start

Funding Agency

Collaborator (s)

Current status (continuing/  completed/ submitted)

 Strengthening of Livestock Farms for farmers     training under RKVY Scheme





 Establishment of Elite milch flock of Beetal   goats through feeding interventions under stall-   fed conditions





 Towards climate resilient livestock production   system in Punjab


MoEF & Climate change

PAU, Deptt. of AH, Punjab


 All India Coordinated Research Project on  Goat  Improvement (Beetal Unit)





 Standardization of breeding and management   practices to improve Beetal goat production in Punjab





Research Honour’s /Awards

  • Institutional Fellowship (ICAR) at N.D.R.I. during M.V.Sc.
  • CSIR-NET (2009), ICAR-NET (2010 & 2011)
  • Senior Research Fellowship (ICAR-1st rank) at I.V.R.I. during Ph.D.
  • Ist prize- Lyka Exports Limited’s National Technical writing contest-2010-11
  • Best student award (silver) during Ph.D. at I.V.R.I.
  • Professor Tielen Foundation (PTF) Scholarship-2013
  • Best Poster Prize (3rd) in National Seminar of ISAPM-2013
  • Smt. Kadambini Devi” Award for best presentation in Domestic Animal Behaviour Science category in National Seminar of ISAPM-2014
  • Second Best oral presentation award in National Seminar of ISAPM-2014
  • Second Best Oral Presentation Award ISAPM-2016 (co-author)
  • Second Best Oral Presentation Award at International Symposium and 7th Conference of Indian Meat Science Association (IMSACON)-2016
  • Third Best Oral Presentation Award at International Symposium and 7th Conference of Indian Meat Science Association (IMSACON)-2016 (Co-author)
  • Poster Presentation Award at International conference of SBBS-2017 (Co-author) 
  • Best Presentation Award at ISVPT-2017 (Co-author)
  • Selected for “Young Scientist Award” in the field of Agriculture & Allied Sciences of Samagra Vikas Welfare Society (SVWS), Lucknow in 2017.
  • Second Best Oral Presentation Award in National Conference of ISAPM-2018 
  • First Best Oral Presentation Award in National Conference of ISAPM-2018 (Co-author)
  • International Federation of Biosafety Associations (IFBA) certified Biosafety professional for 5 years (2019-2024)

No. of Publications

Research: 48Extension: 31   Book/Chapter: 09   Training/Manuals: 30


  • Kaur, G., Kaswan, S., Singla, M., Sharma, A. and Lamba, J.S., 2021. Behaviour of Beetal does and bucks at linear vs. hexagonal feeder with special reference to homologous regrouping. Applied Animal Behaviour Science doi: 10.1016/j.applanim.2020.105210 (NAAS score: 8.45)
  • Kaur, G., Kaswan, S., Singh, C., Singla, M., Sharma, A. and Lamba, J.S. 2021. Performance and welfare status of stable and regrouped beetal does fed at hexagonal vs linear feeder. Indian Journal of Animal Sciences 91(11): 957–964 (NAAS Score: 6.32)
  • Sahoo, R., Nayyar, S., Singh, C., Kaswan, S., Kakkar, S.S. and Jindal, R. 2020. Effect of fenugreek seeds and probiotic supplementation on antioxidant status and milk production in heat stressed Beetal goats. Indian Journal of Animal Research (54):1379-1384 doi: 10.18805/ijar.B-3892 (NAAS Score: 6.44)
  • Singh, M., Kaswan, S., Cheema, R.S., Singh, Y., Sharma, A. and Dash, S.K. 2019. Effect of scrotal bifurcation on breeding soundness traits in Beetal bucks during summer season. Tropical Animal Health and Production 51:1585-90. doi: 10.1007/s11250-019-01851-z (NAAS score: 7.56)
  • Jena, S., Malik, D.S., Kaswan, S., Sharma, A., Kashyap, N. and Singh, U. 2019. Relationship of udder morphometry with milk yield and body condition traits in Beetal goats. Indian Journal of Animal Sciences 89(2): 204-08. (NAAS Score: 6.32)
  • Kaur T P, Verma R, Choudhary S, Udehiya R, Kaswan S and Choudhary R K. 2019. Delayed response of xanthosine on goat mammary gland: quantification of stem/progenitor cells, differentiation and proliferation markers, and milk production in next lactation. American Dairy Science Association. Journal of Dairy Science 102 (suppl.1) 264-65. (NAAS Score: 10.03)
  • Sharma, A., Kaswan, S., Kumar, S.S., Lamba, J.S. 2018. Feeding dynamics and performance of Beetal does in relation to body condition score at the time of mating. Turkish Journal of Veterinary & Animal Sciences 42: 649-57. (NAAS Score: 6.58)
  • Kaswan, S., Patel, B H M., Mondal, S K., Kumar, S. 2018. Behavioural response of crossbred (Landrace x Desi) pigs under different floor space allowances. Indian Journal of Animal Sciences 88(11): 1310-15. (NAAS Score: 6.32)
  • Kaswan, S., Patel, B H M., Mondal, S K., Kumar S., Bharti, P K., Upadhyay D. 2018. Economic analysis of crossbred (Landrace x Desi) pig reared under different floor space allowances. Indian Journal of Animal Sciences 88(4): 484-487. (NAAS Score: 6.32)
  • Choudhary, R.K., Choudhary, S., Pathak, D., Udehiya, R., Verma R., Kaswan, S., Sharma, A., Gupta, D., Honparkhe, M and Capuco, A.V. 2018. Evaluation of xanthosine treatment on gene expression of mammary glands in early lactating goats. Journal of Dairy Research 85(3): 288-94. doi:10.1017/S0022029918000493 (NAAS Score: 7.90)