• Dr. Veena Mani

    Dr. Veena Mani
    Principal Scientist

    Dairy Cattle Nutrition Division National Dairy Research Institute Karnal-132001,Haryana Ph.No 0184-2259063

    • Current Research Area
      Amelioration of heavy metal toxicities by supplementation of micronutrients in ruminants. Effect of micronutrient supplementation on production performance and udder health.

    Qualifications:

    • M.Sc Animal Nutrition
    • Ph.D Animal Nutrition

    Important research publications last 10 years:

    1 Pal, R. P., Mani, V., Tripathi, D., Kumar, R., & Kewalramani, N. J. (2018). Influence of feeding inorganic vanadium on growth performance, endocrine variables and biomarkers of bone health in crossbred calves. Biological trace element research, 182(2), 248-256.

     

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    2 Pal, R.P., Mani, V.,Tripathi, D.,& Datt,C.(2018). Inorganic vanadium supplementation in crossbred calves: effects on antioxidant status, immune response and haemato-biochemical attributes. Biological trace element research186(1), 154-161.

     

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    3 Tripathi, D., Mani, V., & Pal, R. P. (2018). Effect of Vanadium Supplementation on Production Performance, Nutrient Utilization, Plasma Mineral Concentration and Mineral Balance in Lactating Goats. Biological Trace Element Research, 1-7. 8.36
    4 Tripathi, D., Mani, V., & Pal, R. P. (2018). Vanadium in biosphere and its role in biological processes.

     

    Biological trace element research186(1), 52-67. 8.36
    5 Neha Sharma, SS Kundu, Veena Mani, Hujaz Tariq and Ruchi Malhotra, 2018

     

    Energy and protein requirements of karan fries cows during early lactation. Ruminant Science vol 7,1(June )  : 11-14

     

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    6 Anjila S.T. Kujur, Veena Mani, Deepti Singh Parihar, Shiva Gupta,   Dhinesh Kumar Rand Anjali Kumari 2018. Micro mineral distribution on fiber fraction of feeds Indian J. Anim. Res., 52(2) : 323-325

     

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    7 Muneendra Kumar, Harjit Kaur, Veena Mani, Rijusmita S. Deka, Amrish K. Tyagi, Gulab Chandra, Ajay K. Dang, and Raju Kushwaha (2017) Supplemental chromium in cold-stressed buffalo calves (Bubalus bubalis): effects on growth performance, nutrient utilization and cell mediated and humoral immune response. Veterinarski Arhiv 87 (4), 441-456, 2017 doi: 10.24099/vet.arhiv.160130

     

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    8 M Kumar, H Kaur, V Mani, N Gupta, A K Tyagi and R Kushwaha(2016) Ameliorating proliferation and superoxide dismutase mRNA expression of exposed leukocytes through copper treatment in transitional dairy cows. Indian Journal of Animal Sciences 86 (8): 873–877, August 2016/Article

     

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    9 Muneendra Kumar, Harjit Kaur, B T Phondba, Veena Mani, Neelam Gupta, Amrish Kumar Tyagi, Raju Kushwaha and Gulab Chandra (2016) Effect of zinc treatments on cadmium exposed periparturient bovine lymphocytes in vitro on their proliferation and superoxide dismutase (SOD) expression.  Indian Journal of Animal Sciences 86 (12): 1385–1390, December 2016/ Article

     

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    10 Muneendra Kumar , Harjit Kaur , Bhupendra Tulsidas Phondba, Veena Mani, Neelam Gupta, Amrish Kumar Tyagi, Raju Kushwaha and Gulab Chandra (2016).   In vitro effect of copper treatments on mitogenic response and superoxide dismutase expression of lead exposed leukocytes from periparturient dairy cows Indian Journal of Animal Sciences 86 (12): 1441–1446, December 2016/

     

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    11 Rijusmita Sarma Deka , VeenaMani , Muneendra Kumar,  Zade Satish Shiwajirao & Harjit Kaur 2015 Chromium Supplements in the Feed for Lactating Murrah Buffaloes (Bubalus bubalis): Influence on Nutrient Utilization, Lactation Performance, and Metabolic Responses. Biol Trace Elem Res (2015) 168:362–371

    DOI 10.1007/s12011-015-0372-x

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    12 Satish Zade & Veena Mani & Rijusmita Sarma Deka & Muneendra Kumar & Harjit Kaur & Neelam J. Kewalramani & Amrish Kumar Tyagi 2014 Energy Metabolites, Lipid Variables and Lactation Performance of Periparturient Murrah Buffaloes (Bubalus bubalis) Fed on Diet Supplemented with Inorganic Chromium. Biol. Trace. Elem. Res.155:29-37 DOI 10.1007/s12011-014-0010-z

     

     

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    13 Rijusmita Sarma Deka & Veena Mani & Muneendra Kumar & Shiwajirao Satish Zade & Ramesh Chand Upadhaya & Harjit Kaur 2014 Effect of Additional Chromium Supplementation on Health Status, Metabolic Responses, and Performance Traits in Periparturient Murrah Buffaloes (Bubalus bubalis)  

    Biol Trace Elem Res

    DOI 10.1007/s12011-014-0173-7

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    Rijusmita, S.D., Veena, M., Kumar, M., Satish, Tyagi, A.K. and Kaur, H. (2014).. Body Condition, Energy Balance and Immune Status of PeriparturientMurrah Buffaloes (Bubalusbubalis) Supplemented with Inorganic Chromium Biol. Trace. Elem. Res DOI 0.1007/s12011-014-0069-6 8.36
    14 Muneendra Kumar & Harjit Kaur & Rijusmita Sarma Deka & Veena Mani  and

    Amrish Kumar Tyagi & Gulab Chandra 2015

    Dietary Inorganic Chromium in Summer-Exposed Buffalo Calves (Bubalus bubalis): Effects on Biomarkers of Heat Stress, Immune Status, and Endocrine Variables Biol Trace Elem Res DOI 10.1007/s12011-015-0272-0

     

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    15      Das, T.K., Mani, V., Kaur, H., Kewalramani, N and Banerjee, D. 2014. Effect of vitamin E supplementation on production performances in arsenic exposed goats. Indian Journal of Animal Sciences, 84 (6): 62-00, June issue 6.28
    16 Kumar, M., Kaur, H., Tyagi, A., Kewalramani, J.K., Mani, V., Deka, R.S., Sharma,V.K., Chandra, G., Dang, A.K. 2013 Effect of Feeding Inorganic Chromium on Growth Performance, Endocrine Variables, and Energy Metabolites in Winter-Exposed Buffalo Calves (Bubalus bubalis). Biological Trace Element Research 155:352-360

     

     

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    17 Kumar, M., Kaur, H., Tyagi, A., Mani, V., Deka, R.S., Chandra, G., Sharma, V.K. 2013 Assessment of Chromium Content of Feedstuffs, Their Estimated Requirement and Effects of Dietary Chromium Supplementation on Nutrient Utilization, Growth Performance and Mineral Balance in Summer Exposed Buffalo Calves (Bubalus Bubalis). Biological Trace Element Research, 155:29-37… 8.36
    18 Kumar, M., Kaur, H., Phondba, B.T., Deka, R.S., Chandra, G., Mani, V., Gupta, N. 2013  Effect of Zinc Treatments on Lead Exposed Periparturient Bovine Lymphocytes in vitro on their Proliferation and Superoxide Dismutase (SOD) Expression.    
    19 Das, T.K., Mani, V., Kaur, H., Kewalramani, N., De, S., Hossain, A., Banerjee, D and B. K. Datta. 2012. Effect of Vitamin E Supplementation on Arsenic Induced Oxidative Stress in Goats Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 89:61-66.

     

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    20  Das, T.K., Mani, V., Kaur, H., Kewalramani, N and Anjali Agarwal. 2012. Effect of Vitamin E Supplementation on Hematological and Plasma Biochemical Parameters during Long Term Exposure of Arsenic in Goats Asian-Australasian Journal of Animal Science, 25 (9): 1262-1268.

     

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    21 Das, T.K., Mani, V., De, S., Banerjee, D., Mukherjee, A., Polley, S., Kewalramani, N., Kaur, H. 2012 Effect of Vitamin E Supplementation on mRNA expression on Superoxide dismutase and Interleukin-2 in arsenic exposed goat leukocytes. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 89: 1133-1137.

     

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    22 Bhuvnesh Shrivastava , Preeti Nandal , Abha Sharma , Kavish K. Jain , Y.P. Khasa , Veena Mani , N.J. Kewalramani , S.S. Kundu , R.C. Kuhad

    Tapan K. Das  (2012)

    Solid state bioconversion of wheat straw into digestible and nutritive ruminant feed by Ganoderma sp.rckk02.  

    Bioresour. Technol. (2012), doi:10.1016/j.biortech.2011.12.096

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    23 Shankar. V, Tapan Kumar Das, Veena Mani, Harjit Kaur and Neelam Kewalramani (2011).

     

    Dietary supplementation of Zinc on mineral retention in Cadmium exposed goats. Indian Veterinary Journal.
    24 Muneendra Kumar, Harjit Kaur, B.T.Phondba, Veena Mani and Neelam Kewalramani. (2010.

     

    ). Effect of zinc supplementation to lead exposed goat kids on immunity and blood antioxidant status Indian J. Anim. Nutr. 27: 355-359.
    25 Debashis Roy, Veena Mani, Neelam Kewalramani And Harjit Kaur (2011)

     

    Status of mercury in animal feeds in different districts of Haryana . Indian J Dairy Sci 64(3) 1-5
    26 Patel, A.K., Kewalramani, N., Mani, V. and Kaur, H. 2009

     

    . Effect of vitamin E supplementation in growing kids fed on arsenic containing diet. Indian J. Anim. Nutr. 26:9-16.
    27 Roy Debasis, Bharthidhasan, S., Mani, Veena, Harjit Kaur and Neelam Kewalramani. 2009.

     

    Heavy metal contents in cow and buffalo milk samples from Haryana. Indian J. Anim. Nutr., 26: 29-33.
    28 Debashis Roy, Veena Mani, Harjit Kaur and Neelam Kewalramani (2008 Status of Arsenic and Mercury in different sources of water in Haryana. Animal Nutrition and Feed Technology 8:273-278

     

    30 Kaushalendra, Kumar., Kewalramani, Neelam., Mani, Veena. and Kaur, H. (2008)..

     

    Status of copper, Iron and Zinc in feeds, fodders and milk samples in Haryana Indian J. Dairy Sci., 61:441-446.
    31 Bharthidasan,S; Harjit Kaur; Veena Mani and Neelam Kewalramani (2006)

     

    Lead and cadmium contents of different sources of drinking water in Haryana. Indian Journal of Dairy and Bioscience 17 (1&2) 14-18.
    32  Bharthidasan,S; Harjit Kaur; Veena Mani and Neelam Kewalramani (2008)

     

    Lead and cadmium contents of animal feed resources in Haryana. Indian Journal of Animal science 78 (11) 1268-1272.
    33 Debashis Roy; Veena Mani, Harjit Kaur and Neelam Kewalramani (2008)

     

    Arsenic content in animal feeds in different districts of Haryana. Indian Journal of Animal Nutrition 25,134-137
    34 Anjali Aggarwal, Ashutosh, Veena Mani, Parveen Kumar and Harjit Kaur. 2008,. Shaariric awastha ka gaayon ki utpadan shamta par parbhav Bhartiya Krishi Anusandhan Patrika 23(1)0:64-68,

     

    35 Anjali Aggarwal, Ashutosh, Veena Mani, Parveen Kumar and Harjit Kaur. 2008

     

    Status of antioxidant enzymes, related minerals and total immunoglobulins during periparturient period in cows.  Ind. J. Anim. Nutri.  25 (3): 235-239.
    36 Anjali Aggarwal, Ashutosh, Veena Mani, Parveen Kumar and Harjit Kaur. 2008.

     

    Effect of body condition on productivity of cows. Bhartiya Krishi Anusandhan Patrika, 23 (1): 64-68
    Madhu Mohini, Veena Mani and G.P.Singh  2007

     

    Effect of different ratios of green and dry roughage on milk  production and methane emission in cattle. Indian J. Anim Sci 77(1):79-82

     

    Books and Folders

    • Veena Mani and Harjit Kaur 2007 – a book on -Analytical Techniques for Mineral Analysis ,NDRI publication
    • Harjit Kaur, Veena Mani and Neelam Kewalramani 2007 . Heavy Metal Status of animal feeds in Haryana. – NDRI, Publication no.-33/2007
    • Anjali Aggarwal , Veena Mani, and Harjit Kaur 2008  Handbook on Milk Analysis, NDRI-
      • Publication no.-38/2008
    • Chander Datt,S.S.Kundu,Veena Mani,,Nitin Tyagi,Vijay Kumar Sharma avum Neeta Sharma (2013) Dairy pashuon ke aahar mein khanij mishran milain : utpadkta baddain , NDRI publication no 125/2014
    • Anjali Aggarwal, Harjit Kaur, Veena Mani , Parveen Kumar and Ashutosh. 2009. Shushak kaal mein pratioxykarak viral tatav sampuran dwara gaaoan kee rog pratirodhak kashamta kese barai. NDRI Publication N 48.
    • Anjali Aggarwal, Ashutosh, Parveen Kumar, Veena Mani and Harjit Kaur. 2009. Body condition scoring of lactating cows. NDRI Publication No. 49.
    • Veena Mani, Neelam Kewalramani, Harjit Kaur and Anjali Aggarwal. 2010. Gaabhin gaayoan ka paalan poshan. NDRI Publication No. 56.
    • Harjit Kaur and Veena Mani. 2009. “Animal feeds and their utilization” for course curriculum for Vocational Educational and Training in B.VET by IGNOU.

    Book In Hindi

    • Kundu, S.S., Pawan Singh, Veena Mani, Raman Malik and Tomar, S.K. 2016. Animal Nutrition and Management (Book in Hindi), ICAR-National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal, Publication No. 137/2016
    • Veena Mani, Bimlesh Mann, Anjali Aggarwal and S.S.Kundu .2010. Pashu Poshan Va Prabandhan Dwara Swachh Dudh Utpadan .NDRI publication 55/2010

    Teaching – Last 15 years

     

    Course Id & Course Title Credit Hours Credit load taken by applicant per year Year
    AN 522(Nutrient Requirements for Ruminants) 2004-2008; 5 yrs
    AN-511 (Energy and Protein  Utilization in Ruminants)(independently) 2004-2008; 5yrs
    AN-721 (Comparative Nutrient Metabolism in Ruminants and Non –Ruminants) 2004-2008; 5 yrs
    AN 723 (Clinical Nutrition) 2009 for 4 yrs
    AN -714( Advanced Techniques in nutrition research 2009 for 4 years
    AN 621 (Mineral and Vitamin Nutrition ) 2009- till date
    AN-612  Ruminant Nutrition 2009- till date
    AN -614 non-conventional feedstuffs and toxic constituents 2+1 2009 -till date
    AN -624 (analytical research techniques) 2011- till date
    AN -713 (Advances in mineral nutrition) 2012- till date
    AN 411 -Principles of Animal Nutrition 2+0 2015-2016 :2 yrs
    AN -616 ( Principles and Practices in Animal Nutrition) 2017 till date
    AN 718 (credit seminars) 2017  till date

     

    Projects handled (since 2000) as PI

    • Studies on vanadium and boron for their roles in immune-endocrine functions, bioavailability of minerals and production performance in dairy animals April  2015- March 2018 (Project No. C-40)
    • Effect of Cr supplementation on immune cell function, productivity, nutrient metabolism and bioavailability of essential minerals; 2012-2015: Project No. C 26
    • Effect of micronutrient supplementation on induced oxidative stress with toxic heavy metals in relation to immune response and gene expression profile in lactating goats    2009-2011; Project No.  C 26
    • Evaluation of certain bindingagents/nutrients to counteract heavy metal toxicity in crossbred calves . 2005-2009 ; Project no  C 10
    • Studies on presence of toxic metals (Cd,Hg As) in feeds and fodders and their excretion pattern in cattle. 2002-2004 ; Project no 14.2.3
    • Studies on lipid profiles in feeds and fodders and its effect on ruminal activities and fiber digestion in buffaloes. 2000-2002;  Project  no 1.5.10j