• Dr R K Mehla

    Dr R K Mehla
    Principal Scientist

    Livestock Production & Management section National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal (Haryana), India Contact Information:+91-184-2259106 (O),

    • Current Research Area
      Livestock Production & Management


    • B. Sc Dairy Husbandry
    • M. Sc. Dairying (Livestock Production & Management
    • Ph.D. Dairying (Livestock Production & Management)

    Major Research Accomplishments

    Research experience
    • Have more than 27 years of experience in research in dairy animal production and management. Worked as principal investigator and associate in 6 research projects mainly aimed at evolving, testing and refinement of dairy animal production management practices. Developed and validated sustainable milk production system of crossbred cows
    • Current research projects include “Effect of feeding shatavari on milk production of crossbred cows and buffaloes.


    Teaching experience:


    •  Teaching various PG courses and Ph. D course as listed below
    •  Ecological aspects of animal production
    •  Integrated crop and livestock management system
    •  Milk production management
    •  Advances in livestock environment management)

    Dairy Farm Management experience
    Developed and validated package of management practices for crossbred dairy cows at Gopal Krishana Gaushala, Gurukul, Kurukshetra

    Guidance to student:

    M.V.Sc :5
    Ph.D :5



    • Regularly giving lectures to extension functionaries, farmer groups, field veterinarians, para-veterinary staff and other trainees at the institute’s KVK on different topics on scientific dairy farming.

    Patents, Technology, Methodology, Genetic Stock, Variety, etc.:


    • Published a total of 40 articles which includes 35 research articles in various National and International Journals, 5 technical article and 1 book chapters.