National Symposium on
“Sustainable Management of Livestock and Poultry Diversity for enhancing the Farmers’ Income”

February 8-10, 2018

College of Veterinary & Animal Science, RAJUVAS, Bikaner (Rajasthan)

Invited Lecture

Lead Papers:

Management of Livestock and Poultry Diversity. (Characterization, Evaluation, Inventrization, Conservation)

Participants Title
Dr. Arjava Sharma


Management of AnGR in India
Dr. R.N. Chatterjee

ICAR - Directorate of Poultry Research Hyderabad

Food and livelihood security through backward poultry farming
Dr. A. Mitra

Director, ICAR-NRC on Mithun, Nagaland

Management of livestock biodiversity in NE states of India
Dr. R.N. Goswami

Dean, College of Veterinary Science Assam Agricultural University Khanapara, Guwahati

Sustainable Improvement of pigs through breeding, feeding and marketing interventions
Dr. K. Anil Kumar

Associate Dean, COVAS Mannuthy, Kerala

Risk status and Conservation of Animal Genetic Resources in southern India
Dr. P. Vivekanandan

Executive Director of SEVA, Madurai

Establishing Breed Societies for conservation of livestock
Dr. R.Vinoo

Professor & university Head(AGB), NTR College of Veterinary Science, Gannavaram Hyderabad

Scope and potential of lesser known animal genetic resources of Southern India
Dr. Basian Bais

RAJUVAS, Bikaner

Known and lesser known diversity of livestock in Rajasthan state

Improvement of Animal Resources for enhancing Livestock Productivity. (Genomic selection, Reproductive tools)

Participants Title
Dr. M. S. Chauhan

Director, CIRG, Makhdoom, Farah, Mathura, UP

Use of advanced reproductive technologies for conservation of Indian livestock
Dr. B. Prakash

Director, CIRC, Meerut

Future strategies for managing and improving crossbred cattle in India
Dr. B. P. Mishra

Joint Directorate Research, IVRI

Genomic selection programme for increasing livestock productivity in India
Dr. P. H. Vataliya

Hon. Vice-Chancellor Kamdhenu University, GUJARAT)

Molecular tools for understanding unique attributes of indigenous animal genetic resources of India
Dr. V. K. Saxena

Principal Scientist Central Avian Research Institute Izatnagar

Recent advancement in poultry genetics for meat and egg
Dr. R. S. Kataria

Principal Scientist & Head AB Division, NBAGR, Karnal

Delineating genetic diversity of Indian buffaloes using molecular tools
Dr. Manishi Mukesh

National Fellow, Animal Biotechnology, NBAGR, Karnal

Impact of climatic change on sustainability of Indian Livestock
Dr. P. Kumarasamy

Professor and Head TANUVAS, Madras Veterinary College, Chennai

Use of Bioinformatics for enhancing productivity in Indian Livestock resources

Sustainable Utilisation for indigenous Animal Genetic Resources (Value addition, Marketing, Social, Cultural, Ecological issues)

Participants Title
Dr. A. K. Tomar

Director CSWRI, Tonk (Dist) Via-Jaipur Rajasthan

Sustainable management of small ruminants in India
Dr. S. M. Deb

Director, NRC on Yak, Dirang, West Kameng

Contribution of livestock and poultry in ensuring livelihood of rural masses in NE states of India
Dr. D. K. Singh Dron

Additional Director Research Birsa Agricultural University, Kanke, Ranchi

Management of small ruminants for doubling famer income in India
Dr. Karnail Singh Rissam

Director Extension, SKUAST

Role of livestock and poultry in enhancing farmer income in North Himalayan region of India
Dr. D. K. Sadana


Cultural and social issues in conservation of Indian livestock
Dr. Kamal Kishore

Rainfed Livestock Network (RLN), Kullu Karishma, Himachal Pradesh

Strategies to enhance farmer income through livestock products and their value addition.
Dr. K. P. Ramesha

Principal Scientist. Southern Campus of NDRIAdugodi, Bangalore

Indigenous Indian livestock for better human health and environmental security
Ms. Lata Sharma Kulkarni

BAIF-Central Research Station (CRS), Urulikanchan

Value added marketing of livestock product for enhancing farmers’ income
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