Dr. N.V. Patil - graduated in 1983 from Nagpur Veterinary College, Nagpur
and later obtained M.V.Sc. (Animal Nutrition) degree in 1985 from Post
Graduate Institute, PKV, Akola. He obtained Ph.D. (Animal Nutrition) from
NDRI, Karnal in 1993 and received Dr. S.K. Ranjhan best doctoral thesis award
in 1993-95. He has 23 years experience of Teaching, Research and Research
Management in various capacities at College of Veterinary Sciences and Animal
Husbandry, Sardar Krushinagar, Livestock Research Station, Navsari in Gujarat
Agricultural University, Central Institute for Research on Buffaloes, Regional
Station, Nabha, Patiala and presently he is Head, Division of Animal Sciences
and Forage Production and Director (acting) at CAZRI, Jodhpur. He has
contributed, there are more than 198 publications.
Dr. B.K. Mathur - B.V.Sc. & A.H (1980), M.V.Sc., Ph.D. (Animal Nutrition)
Principal Scientist, CAZRI, Jodhpur, started his career as Instructor, Veterinary
College, Bikaner in 1983, and later served as Asst. Professor, Veterinary
College, Gujarat Agricultural University and had practical experience of
working in cattle feed industry before joining Agricultural Research Services in
1986. His major field of work is on utilization of locally available newer feed
resources in ruminant ration mineral status of arid livestock and dissemination
of feeding and health care technologies to the farmers, for the last twenty six
years. He has worked for international project of ILRI, Ethopia, SDC,
Switzerland and ACIAR-CSIRO, Australia, and is widely travelled. He has
contributed more than 200 publications.
Dr. A.K. Patel- Principle Scientist, CAZRI, did M.Sc. Dairying (Livestock
Production and Management) and Ph.D. Dairying (Animal Genetics and
Breeding) joined Agricultural Research Services in 1990 as scientist at CAZRI,
Jodhpur. His important contributions are in the field of improvement and
conservation of livestock. His expertise is in designing the animal shelters for
arid livestock and devising economically viable management system for
optimum production in goats. He has over 100 pubications and working for
national and international projects.
Dr. M. Patidar - Senior Scientist (Agronomy) and joined ARS in 1991 at
CAZRI, Jodhpur. He has developed the silvipasture models for the arid region
suitable for rejuvenation and improvement of dryland pastures and CPRs. He
has published 25 research papers in different journals, 20 popular articles, 15
book chapters and 30 symposium abstracts.
Dr. A.C. Mathur- B.Sc., B.V.Sc & A.H. (1977), M.V.Sc. (Veterinary Gynaecology
& Reproduction) from Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar,
Bareilly He worked as Assistant Project Officer at Semen Bank (1977 to 1980).
He shifted to NDRI, Karnal to work in the leading RIA & Endocrinology
laboratories with specified assay work at Bhabha Atomic Research Centre,
Trombay, Mumbai. Joined CAZRI at its Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Jodhpur in the
year 1984 as Training Associate (AH) is managing a modern Demonstration
cum Research Unit of Tharparker breed cattle. He is associated with different
research projects on livestock. He has published more than 90 articles.