• Dr. Asit Das

    Dr. Asit Das

    Animal Nutrition Division

    • Current Research Area
      Ruminant Nutrition, Comparative animal nutrition, Methane mitigations, Feed supplement, Maternal programming

    Field of Specialization Ruminant

    Nutrition,  Comparative animal nutrition, Methane mitigations, Feed supplement, Maternal programming

    Total Research Papers 92
       
    No. Patents Granted / Filed 0 Total No. of Book / Manual 9
    No. of M.V.Sc. Student Guided 7 No. of PhD Student Guided 3
    Present Number of M.V.Sc. Student 1 Present Numberof PhD Student 1

     

    Course Id & Course Title Credit Hours Credit load taken by applicant per year Year
    Ruminant Nutrition (AN 612) 2+1 3 2018-19, 19-20
    Credit Seminar 1+0 0.5 2018-19
    AN 621 No-Ruminant Nutrition 2+1
    Nutrition of companion, laboratory, wild and zoo animals 2+1 2 2018-19
    AN 712 (2+0) Nutrition and rumen fermentation 1 1018-19, 19-20

    Research Papers Published During Last 10 Years

     

     

    S.No. Authors and year of publication Title Journal, volume, page number NAAS Journal ID Score
    1 Saini, M., Taggert, M. A., Knoop, D., Upreti, S., Swarup, D., Das, A., Gupta, P.K., Niessner, R., Prakash, V., Mateo, R., and Cuthbert, R.J, 2012. Detecting diclofenac in livestock carcasses in India with an ELISA: A tool to prevent widespread vulture poisoning Environmental Pollution 160:11-16 E 086 10.36
    2 Cuthbert, R.J., Taggart, M.A., Saini,M., Sharma, A., Das, A., Kulkarni, M. D., … & Green, R. E. 2015 Continuing mortality of vultures in India associated with illegal veterinary use of diclofenac and a potential threat from nimesulide.

    *Thomson Reuter ISI IF 2.801

    Oryx, 50:104-112. Claim 8.80
    3 Barik, S., Sidappa, C. M., Saini, M., Doreswamy, R., Das, A., Sharma, A. K., and  Gupta, P. K. 2014. Sequence-based appraisal of the genes encoding neck and carbohydrate recognition domain of conglutinin in blackbuck (Antilope cervicapra) and goat (Capra hircus).

    *Thomson Reuter ISI IF 2.78

    BioMed Research International, 89150. Not rated by NAAS 8.78*
    4 Kore, K. B., Pattanaik, A.K., Das, A., and Sharma. K. 2009. Evaluation of alternate cereal sources in dog diets: effect on nutrient utilization and hindgut fermentation characteristics. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, 89:2174-2180. J495 8.38
    5 Sharma, A. K., Saini, M., Singh, S. D., Prakash , V., Das, A., DASAN, R.B. and  Cuthbert, R. J.2014. Short communication Diclofenac is toxic to the Steppe Eagle Aquila nipalensis: widening the diversity of raptors threatened by NSAID misuse in South Asia.

    * Thomson Reuter IF 1.725

    Bird Conservation International. 24:282-286

     

    Not rated by NAAS 7.73*
    6 Kullu, S.S., Das, A., Bajpai, S.K., Garg, A.K., Yogi, R.K., Saini, M. and Sharma, A.K., 2017. Egg production performance, egg yolk antioxidant profile and excreta concentration of corticosterone in golden pheasants (Chrysolophuspictus) fed diets containing different levels of green vegetables. Journal of Animal Physiology and Animal Nutrition, 101:e31-e42. J047 7.61
    7 Das A., Saini M., Katole S., Kullu S. S., Swarup D. and Sharma A. K. 2015. Effect of feeding different levels of wheat roti on nutrient utilization and blood metabolite profile in semi-captive Asian elephants (Elephas maximus). Journal of Animal Physiology and Animal Nutrition 99: 367-378. J047 7.61
    8 Das, A., Katole, S. Kumar, A. Saini, M. and Swarup, D. 2013. Feed consumption, diet digestibility and mineral utilization in captive blackbuck (Antelope cervicapra) fed different levels of concentrates. Journal of Animal Physiology and Animal Nutrition, 97: 80-90. J047 7.61
    9 Das, A., Katole, S. Kumar, A. Saini, M. and Swarup, D. 2013. Feed consumption, diet digestibility and mineral utilization in captive blackbuck (Antelope cervicapra) fed different levels of concentrates. Journal of Animal Physiology and Animal Nutrition , 97: 80-90. J047 7.61
    10 Das, A., Katole, S. and De, D.2011. Effect of partial replacement of concentrate mixture with barhar  (Artocarpuslakocha) leaves on growth performance of kids fed a  jungle grass based diet. Asian-Australasian Journal of Animal  Sciences, 24: 45-55. A305 7.24
    11 Katole S., Saha, S.K. Das, A., Lade, M.H. Sastry, V.R.B. and Prakash, B. 2013. Nnutrient intake, digestibility, and blood metabolites of goats fed diets containing processed jatropha meal. Tropical  Animal Health and Production, 45: 1563-1569. T100 6.98
    12 Das A., Choubey M., Gupta S.P., Saini M. and Swarup D. 2010. Feed consumption, nutrient utilization, faecal pellet characteristics and serum metabolite profile of captive spotted deer (Axis axis) fed diets containing different roughages. Small Ruminant Research, 94: 185-189. S046 6.97
    13 Sarode, R.M., Das, A., Verma, A.K., Singh, P., Saini, M., Bhardwaj, Y. and Sharma, A.K., 2019. Partial replacement of dietary buffalo meat on the bone with chicken carcass improves serum antioxidant profile of zoo‐housed Indian leopards (Panthera pardusfusca). Zoo Biology, 38:292-304. Z 005 6.95
    14 Kullu, S.S., Das, A., Saini, M., Garg, A.K., Yogi, R.K., Soren, S.K. and Sharma, A.K., 2016. Increasing the dietary supply of carotenoids through forage supplementation: Effect on nitrogen and mineral retention in captive Golden pheasants (Chrysolophuspictus). Zoo Biology, 35:522-532. Z 005 6.95
    15 Bajpai, S.K., Das, A., Saini, M., Kullu, S.S. and Sharma, A.K., 2016 Influence of dietary protein on serum metabolites and antioxidant status: A study in Chrysolophusamherstiae. Zoo Biology, 35:346-354. Z 005 6.95
    16 Pradhan, S.K., Das, A., Kullu S.S. , Saini, M. Saini, Pattanaik, A.K., Dutta N. and Sharma, A.K.2015

     

    Effect of feeding Jerusalem artichoke (Helianthus tuberosus) root as prebiotic on nutrient utilization, fecal characteristics and serum metabolite profile of captive Indian leopard (Panthera pardusfusca) fed a meat-on-bone diet Zoo Biology. 34:  153-162. Z 005 6.95
    17 Bajpai, S. K., Das, A., Kullu, S. S., Saini, M., Sarode, R. M. and Sharma, A. K. 2015, Effect of feeding graded levels of crude protein on nutrient utilization and feather growth in Lady Amherst’s pheasants. Zoo Biology, 35:51-60. Z 005 6.95
    18 Das, A., Smith, M.L., Saini, M., Katole, S.,  Kullu, S.S., Gupta, B.K., Sharma, A.K and Swarup, D..2015 Effect of concentrates restriction on feed consumption, diet digestibility, and nitrogen utilization in captive Asian elephants (Elephas maximus) Zoo Biology,

    34: 60-70.

    Z 005 6.95
    19 Suresh, C., Das, A., Katole, S., Saini, M. and Swarup, D. 2013. Effect of concentrate supplementation on feed consumption, nutrient utilization and blood metabolite profile in captive spotted deer (Axis axis) fed oat (Avena sativa) and berseem (Trifoliumalexandrinum) fodders based diet. Zoo Biology, 32: 195–203. Z 005 6.95
    20 Mohan, S. C., Saini, M., Ramesh, D., Shynu, M., Barik, S., Das, A. And  Gupta, P. K. 2015. Prokaryotic expression of OvisariesConglutinin encoding neck and carbohydrate recognition domain and its functional characterization. Animal Biotechnology,26: 29-36 A 164 6.93
    21 Katole, S., Das, A., Agrawal, N., Saha, S.K., Prakash, B., Saini, M. and Sharma, A.K.2014. Influence of work on nutrient utilisation in semi-captive Asian elephants (Elephas maximus). Journal of Applied Animal Research 42: 380-388. J057 6.93
    22 Ghosh S.K., Das A., Bujarbaruah K.M., Das Asit, Dhiman K.R., Singh N.P.2010. Effect of breed and season on rabbit production under subtropical climate.

     

    World Rabbit Science,16: 29-33. W 023 6.86
    23 Cuthbert R.J., Prakash, V., Saini M., Upreti S., Swarup D., Das A., Green R.E. and Taggart M.A. 2011. Are conservation actions effective at reducing the threat to India’s threatened vulture populations? Current Science 101: 1480-1484. C149

     

    6.83

     

    24 Durge, S.M., Das, A., Saha, S.K., Bhardwaj, Y., Verma, A.K. and Sharma, A.K., 2018. Effect of Dietary Supplementation of Fish Oil on Nutrient Utilization, Haematology and Serum Metabolites of Captive Indian Leopards (Panthera pardusfusca). Animal Nutrition and Feed Technology, 18(2), pp.257-266. A169 6.30
    25 Yogi, R.K., Das, A., Saini, M., Kullu, S.S., Bhardwaj, Y., Bhanja, S.K., Soren, S.K. and Sharma, A.K., 2018. Effects of Dietary Supplementation of Lutein and DL-Methionine on Serum Antioxidant Profile and Cellular Immunity of Captive Golden Pheasants (Chrysolophuspictus). Animal Nutrition and Feed Technology, 18:.343-353. A169 6.30
    26 Pradhan, S.K., Dutta, N., Kullu, S.S., Saini, M., Pattanaik, A.K., Sharma, A.K. and Das, A., 2016. In vitro Evaluation of Plant Derived Dietary Fibers as Prebiotic for Indian Leopard (Panthera pardusfusca). Animal Nutrition and Feed Technology, 16:227-238. A169 6.30
    27 Das, A., De, D., and Katole, S. (2011). Seasonal Variation in Eating Behaviour and Nutritive Value of Mixed Jungle Grass for Goats. Animal Nutrition and Feed Technology Animal Nutrition and Feed Technology, 11(2), 195-202. A169 6.30
    28 Das, A. 2010.

     

    Effect of different levels of concentrate supplementation on performance of Sikkim local goats fed mixed jungle grass based diet. Animal Nutrition Feed Technology,10: 87-97. A169 6.30
    29 Mishra, A. Verma, A.K., Das, A. Singh, P. Chaudhary, S.K. and Munde, V.K.. 2019. Effect of dietary betaine supplementation on production and reproductive performance, milk composition and serum antioxidant profile in gestating sows. Indian Journal of Animal Sciences 89 : 22-26. I037 6.28
    30 Mishra,A. Verma, A.K. Das, A. Singh, P. and Sahoo, N.R.. 2019. Effect of betaine supplementation on haematology, serum enzymes and hormone profile in gestating sows. Indian Journal of Animal Sciences 89 : 506-510. I037 6.28
    31 Kumari, P., Singh, P., Verma, A. K., Gaur, G. K., & Das, A. (2019). Effect of molasses based multi-nutrient herbal supplements on the performance of buffalo calves. Indian Journal of Animal Sciences 89 : 871-875. I037 6.28
    32 Sarode, R.M., Das, A., Bhardwaj, Y., Singh, P., Saini, M., Sharma, A.K. and Verma, A.K., 2018. Effect of replacement of buffalo meat with chicken on haematological and serum metabolite profile of captive Indian leopards (Panthera pardusfusca) Indian Journal of Animal Sciences, 88:755-757. I037 6.28
    33 Ankita, Verma, A.K., Singh, P. and Das, A., 2018. Effect of multi-nutrient liquid supplement on serum minerals and hormone profile in buffalo heifers Indian Journal of Animal Sciences, 88:61-65. I037 6.28
    34 Patil, A.K., Chaturvedi, V.B., Singh, P., Verma, A.K. and Das, A., 2017. Effect of feeding compressed complete feed block with or without deoiled mahua seed cake on methane production and energy utilization in crossbred calves. Indian Journal of Animal Sciences, 87:1046-1048. I037 6.28
    35 Ankita, Verma, A.K., Singh, P., Das, A. and Gaur, G.K., 2016. Effect of replacement of concentrate mixture with a multi-nutrient liquid supplement on perfomance of bufflao heifers. Indian Journal of Animal Sciences, 86:1036-1040. I037 6.28
    36 Katole, S.B., Das, A., Saini, M. and Sharma, A.K., 2015. Effect of moderate work on intake and serum profile of minerals in semi-captive Asian elephants (Elephas maximus) fed sugarcane based diet. The Indian Journal of Animal Sciences, 85:1126-1129 I037 6.28
    37 Chandramohan, S., Ramesh, D., Shynu, M., Saini, M., Das, A., Sharma A.K. and Gupta, P.K. 2013. Molecular characterization and in-silico analysis of the cDNA encoding conglutinin from sheep liver. Indian Journal of Animal Sciences, 83: 600-603.

     

    I 037 6.28
    38 Ramesh D., Saini M., Swarup D., Singh V.K., Upreti S., Das A. and Gupta P.K. 2012. Molecular cloning of IFN-alpha in Goat (Capra hircus) and Black buck (Antelope cervicapra) and evaluation of its expression in Goat PBM cells. Indian Journal of Animal Sciences 82 : 40-43. I 037 6.28
    39 Kore, K.B., Pattanaik, A.K.  Das, A. and Sharma, K. 2012. Evaluation of mannan- oligo-saccharide as prebiotic functional food for dogs: effect on nutrient digestibility, hind gut health and plasma metabolite profile. Indian Journal of Animal Sciences 82:81-86. I 037 6.28
    40 Yogi, R.K., Das, A., Kullu, S.S., Saini, M., Garg, A.K. and Sharma, A.K., 2018. Effect of supplementation of lutein and DL-methionine on certain haemato-biochemical parameters and serum concentration of corticosterone in captive Golden pheasants (Chrysolophuspictus). Indian Journal of Animal Research, 52:242-247. I 036 6.20
    41 Patil, A.K., Verma, A.K., Singh, P., Das, A. and Gaur, G.K., 2017. Effect of Molasses Based Multinutrients and Chromium Supplementation on the Haematological and Blood Biochemical Profile in Lactating Murrah Buffaloes. Journal of Animal Research, 7:401.2016. J 036 5.68
    42 Sharma A.K., Shivasharanappa N., Banerjee P.S., Sahini Mohini, Raut S.S., Chandratre Gauri A., Das A 2012. Intestinal coccidiosis in a Nilgai calf (Boselaphustragocamelus) Indian Journal of Veterinary Pathology36: 266-268.

     

    I 083 5.03
    43 Mishra, A. Verma,  A.K.Das, A.Singh, P. and Sahoo, N.R.. 2019. Effect of Betaine Supplementation on Serum Metabolite Profile in Gestating Sows. Indian Journal of Animal Nutrition 36 : 202-203. I 034 5.02
    44 Patil, A.K., Verma, A.K., Singh, P. and Das, A., 2019. Effect of Molasses Based Multi-nutrient Supplement Containing Chromium on Nutrient Utilization, Milk Yield, Microbial Protein Flow and Antioxidant Status of Lactating Murrah Buffaloes. Indian Journal of Animal Nutrition, 36:.122-129. I 034 5.02
    45 Munde, V.K., Das, A., Singh, P. and Verma, A.K., 2018. Effect of supplementation of seaweed By-Products based formulations on haematological and serum metabolites profile in crossbred calves. Indian Journal of Animal Nutrition, 35:.271-281 I 034 5.02
    46 Das, A., 2018. Current trends in feeding and nutrition of zoo animals: A review. Indian Journal of Animal Nutrition, 35(3), pp.242-250. I 034 5.02
    47 Lalu, K., Bhar, R., Das, A., and Mandal, A. B. (2009).  Effect of bromochloromethane supplementation and dietary energy restriction on methane production and efficiency of energy utilization in rams Indian Journal of Animal Nutrition, 26(2), 97-102. I 034 5.02
    48 Das, A. 2009. Effect of level of concentrate supplementation on growth performance of Sikkim local fed jungle grass based diet during summer. Indian Journal of  Animal Nutrition, 26:219-223.

     

    I 034 5.02
    49 Kore, K.B., Pattanaik, A.K.  Das, A. and Sharma, K. 2012. Metabolic profiles of dogs fed on home-made diets. Indian Veterinary Journal, 89: 89-92 I093 4.33
    50 Katole, S.B.,  Das, A., Saini, M. and   Sharma, A.K. 2015. Comparative evaluation of wheat-roti or rice-lentil mixture as supplements for growing asiatic elephants (Elephas maximus)

    Official Journal of the European Association of Zoo and Aquariums

    Journal of Zoo and Aquarium Research, 3:63-69 Not rated by NAAS
    51 Chandramohan, S. Saini, M., Das, A., Ramesh, D. Sharma, A.K. and Gupta, P.K. 2013. Sequence characterization of mitochondrial12S rRNA Gene in Mouse Deer (Moschiolaindica) for PCR-RFLP based species identification.

    *Available on PubMed, Google Scholar

    Molecular Biology International Vol 2013 Article Id 783925. Not rated by NAAS
    52 Ghorpade P.B., Gupta P.K., Praksh V, Cuthbert R.J., Kulkarni M, Prakash N., Sharma A.K., Das A. and Saini M. (2012). Molecular sexing of threatened Gyps vultures: an important strategy for conservation breeding and ecological studies.

     

    Springerplus. 1(1):62. Epub 2012 Dec 12 Not rated by NAAS
    53 Ramesh D., Saini M., Swarup D., Singh V., Upreti, S, Das, A and Gupta, P.K. 2010. Interferon alpha characterization and its comparative expression in PBM cells of Capra hircus and Antelope cervicapra cultured in the presence of TLR9 agonist.

    Molecular Biology International doi:10.4061/2010/573426 Not rated by NAAS
    C. Book and Bulletins
    Item Year Details Publisher Pages
    Books Published
    a.      Books Authored
    Pattanaik, A.K., Garg, A.K. Das, A. and Kamra, D. N. 2013 Nutrient   Requirements for Pets, Laboratory and Wild Animals. ICAR, New Delhi ICAR 1-40
    Das, A. Saini, M., Dutta, N., Sharma, K., Das, B.C. Swaup, D. and Sharma, K. 2013 Standardizations of Animal Diets in Indian Zoos. Central Zoo Authority, New Delhi. pp 1-303
    Swarup, D., Das, A., Saini, M., Kumar, P. Sharma, A. K. and Amarpal 2009 Standards, Guidelines and Protocol on Disease Diagnosis and Cure of Wild Animals in Indian Zoos Central Zoo Authority, New Delhi pp 1-139
    b Book Chapters
    Das, A., M. Saini and D. Swarup 2012 Feeding and Nutrition of Wild Animals in Captivity. In: Advanced Animal Nutrition for Developing Countries. (U.R. Mehra, P. Singh and A. K. Verma eds). Satish Serial Publishing House, Delhi pp 305-328
    c   Training Manuals
    Das, A., Singh, P., Chaturvedi, V.B., Dutta, N. and Verma, A.K. 2016 Recent Trends in Comparative Animal Nutrition CAFT in Animal Nutrition. IVRI, Izatnagar 1-271
    Jadhav, S.E., Pattanaik, A.K., Das, A., Garg, A.K. and Verma, A.K. 2016 Micro-Nutrients in animal Nutrititon CAFT in Animal Nutrition. IVRI, Izatnagar 1-248
    Paatanaik, A.K., Jadhav, S.E., Dutta, N., Das, A., Kamra, D.N. and Dass, R.S (eds). 2013 Clinical Nutrition: approaches for health and productivity of farm animal CAFT in Animal Nutrition. IVRI, Izatnagar pp 1-217
    Saha, S.K., Das, A., Dutta, N., Chaudhary, L.C. and Sharma, K. (eds). 2008 Emerging Trends in Nutrition of Wild and Zoo Animals. CAS in Animal Nutrition. IVRI, Izatnagar. pp. 1-176.

     

    Lab Members (Photo, M.Sc/ Ph.D., Thesis title, Period):

    Name of Student Degree Program Thesis Title Duration of Degree Photo
    Abhilasha Singh Ph.D. Studies on metabolizable energy and protein requirement of female Sahiwal calves during different feeding 2017-2020
    M. Maheswari M.V.Sc Evaluation of seaweed by-products as a feed  supplement  for lactating Murrah buffaloes 2018-2020
    • History
       S. no.    
            I. No. of students per 10 years 1
         II.    
      III. No. of publication per scientist per 10 years

     

    53
      IV. List of research projects per 10 years

     

    8
        V. IF per scientist -10 years

     

    6.644
      VI. List of research projects-10 years

     

    Externally funded

    1.      Standardization of animal diets in Indian Zoos (Funded by CZA (MoEF), as PI

    2.      National Referral Centre for Wildlife health care (Funded by CZA (MoEF), as Co- PI

    3.      Kappaphycus alvarezii and Red seaweed based formulations for improving productivity and health of dairy and poultry animals (Funded by CSIR (NMITLI), as Co- PI

    Institute funded

    4.      Methyl donors as feed supplement for pigs: An epigenetic approach to maternal programming as PI

    5.      Feeding strategies to improve nutrient utilization, antioxidant status and immunity in captive Indian leopard (Panthera purdus fusca) as PI

    6.      Nutrititonal interventions to improve nutrient utilization, feather colouration and reproductive performance of captive pheasants as PI

    7.      Influence of duration and level of feeding on feed consumption, nutrient utilization, serum metabolites and mineral status in semi-captive Asiatic  elephants (Elaphus maximus) as PI

    8.      Development of cell culture based model for in vitro toxicity testing of diclofenac as Co-PI

    VII. Research Milestones

     

    Technology Developed

    1)      Supplementation strategy for improved livestock production from pasture based feeding system developed

    2)      Anti-methanogenic, antioxidant and immune-stimulatory effects of red seaweed byproducts established.

    3)      Captive diets of 50 different species of wild animals were standardized.

    4)      Standards, guidelines and protocol on disease diagnosis and cure of wild animals in Indian zoos were developed.

    5)      An indirect competitive ELISA was standardized for detection of diclofenac in carcass tissues

     

    • Current Research projects
    Title of the project Level of association (PI/Co-PI/ Associate) Period Fund Sponsoring Organization

     

    RA/SRF
    Evaluation of Seaweeds as novel products to augment ruminant production performance PI 2019 2022 ICAR-NDRI
    • Achievements (Last Five Years):

    Executive summary:

    1. Supplementation strategy for improved livestock production from pasture based feeding system developed
    2. Means of reducing feed cost in pig rearing in North-East India suggested
    3. Anti-methanogenic, antioxidant and immune-stimulatory effects of red seaweed byproducts established.
    4. Optimized the of levels of energy and crude protein in the diet of captive blackbuck.
    5. Optimized the of level of concentrates and roughage source in the diet of captive spotted deer
    6. Improved feeding management practices for semi-captive Asiatic elephant were suggested.
    7. Captive diets of 50 different species of wild animals were standardized.
    8. Standards, guidelines and protocol on disease diagnosis and cure of wild animals in Indian zoos were developed.
    9. An indirect competitive ELISA was standardized for detection of diclofenac in carcass tissues.
    10. A molecular marker for identification of sex in gyps vulture using W-specific nested primer as well as with a common CHD specific primer pair was developed.

     

    Awards and Recognitions

     

      Distinctions/ Awards/ recognitions received, if any
    Fellowships awarded
    Name of fellowship Sponsor Level Year
    Junior NDRI Fellowship National Dairy Research Institute M.Sc. 1990-1992
    Senior NDRI Fellowship National Dairy Research Institute Ph.D. 1990-1992
    Fellow Animal Nutrition Association of India 2014
    Best Distinctions/awards/recognition received
    Name of award Sponsoring authority Year of award Value of award
    Awards
    “Dr. K. Pradhan Young Scientist Award” Animal Nutrition Society of India 2001 Rs 2000 and certificate
    Best Poster Presentation Award Animal Nutrition Association of India 2010 Certificate
    Best Poster Presentation Award Animal Nutrition Association of India 2016 Certificate
    Third Best Oral Poster Presentation Animal Nutrition Society of India 2018 Certificate
    Best Poster Presentation Award Animal Nutrition Association of India 2018 Certificate
    Best oral Presentation Award Animal Nutrition Association of India 2018 Certificate
    Recognitions
    Certificate of Appreciation Royal Society for Protection of Birds, UK 2010 Certificate
    Chairman, Health Evaluation Committee Pandit Govind Ballbh Pant high Altitude Zoo, Nainital. 2010-2018
    Chief Editor Indian Journal of Animal Nutrition 2019 onwards
    Editor Animal Nutrition and Feed Technology 2005, 2016 onwards
    Member, Animal Ethics Committee

     

    Regional Research Institute of Himalayan Flora, Central Council for Research on Ayurvedic Sciences, Tarikhet, Uttarakhand. 2010
    Member Health Evaluation Committee Lucknow Zoo 2013
    Member Health Evaluation Committee, Kanpur Zoo 2014
    Member Committee Chaired by Dr. K. Pradhan for updating the nutrient requirements of livestock, poultry and fish (Sub-committee on Wild, Pet and Laboratory animals), ICAR, New Delhi 2010
    Member Committee on Health evaluation and feed safety in Indian zoos, formed by CZA(MoEF)
    Member, Editorial Board Animal Nutrition and Feed Technology 2015
    Reviewer 1.      European Journal of Wildlife Research (Thomson Reuter IF 1.184)

    2.      Zoo Biology (Thomson Reuter IF 0.928)

    3.      Ethology, Ecology and Evolution (Thomson Reuter IF 1.582)

    4.      Journal of Veterinary Medical Sciences (Thomson Reuter IF 0.803)

    5.      African Journal of Agricultural Research (Thomson Reuter IF 0.051)

    6.      Journal of Animal Physiology and Animal Nutrition (Thomson Reuter IF 1.703)

    7.      Mammal Study (Thomson Reuter IF 0.426)

    8.      Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science (Thomson Reuter IF 1.014)

    9.      Journal of Applied Animal Research (Thomson Reuter IF 0.826)

    10.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences India B. Biological Sci

    11.  Animal Nutrition and Feed Technology (Thomson Reuter IF 0.30)

    12.  Indian Journal of Animal Nutrition