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Dr Amarjit Singh Nanda set to join as Vice-Chancellor of Vet Varsity, Ludhiana

Dr-Amarjit-Singh-NandaLudhiana, January 20, 2015 (Yes Punjab News)

Dr Amarjit Singh Nanda, presently Vice-Chancellor of Nanaji Deshmukh University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences Jabalpur, (MP) is all set to join as Vice- Chancellor of Guru Angad Dev Veterinary & Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana.


Board of Management of GADVASU in its 27th special meeting held on 19th Jan, 2015 gave nod to appoint Dr Nanda as vice chancellor of GADVASU.  Dr Nanda is former professor of Veterinary Gynaecology and Obstetrics and founder Director of Research of GADVASU. Dr Nanda also served as the Animal Husbandry Commissioner Govt. of India, an Additional Secretary rank in the Central Govt from 2010 to 2013.


Born in a small village Kanjali, near historical Kali Wein in Distt Kapurthala, he has meritorious academic record. After his graduation and Masters in Animal Reproduction from PAU Ludhiana, he completed his Fellowship of the Royal Veterinary College of Sweden (FRVCS). from Sweden in 1983 and Ph. D. from England, UK in 1989. 


He has the distinction of working as the Regional Expert on Animal Production at the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Headquarters in Vienna, Austria, and as a Visiting Professor in Hiroshima University Japan and in University of SauPolo, Brazil. As consultant, Dr Nanda visited more than 35 countries.


As Head of Department and as the Director for Centre of Advanced Studies in Veterinary Gynaecology and Reproduction, he gave leadership to applied research in animal reproduction. Dr Nanda has more than 200 publications in journals of national and international repute. 


Born and brought-up in a small holders farming family, Dr Nanda is well aware of grassroots level dairy farming problems and during his long career, he always focused his research and its application on field related problems.

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