Professor

Department of Pathology,

College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Pantnagar-263 145, Distt. U.S. Nagar (Uttarakhand) INDIA

Mobile: +91 94122 88343, 97115 85882

Email:        profrschauhan@rediffmail.com,         profchauhan58@gmail.com

Prof. R.S. Chauhan

 MVSc, PhD, FNAVS, FSIIP, FIAVP, Diplomat ICVP, PDCR, ACPPM, OCTT, MBA

1.        Present Position

Professor, Department of Pathology,

College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, GBPUA&T, Pantnagar (Uttarakhand)

2.        Administrative/ Professional Experiences

A.        Positions Held: Professional experience of more than 31 years as Graduate Research Assistant/ Teaching Associate/ Assistant Professor/ Assistant Disease Investigation Officer; Associate Professor, Pathology; National Fellow/ Professor, Pathology; Joint Director (CADRAD), Director (Actg.) IVRI; Director Institute of Biotechnology.

  1. Director, Institute of Biotechnology, Patwadangar, Nainital (Uttarakhand) India (24.09.2009 to 13-10-2013)
  2.  Professor, Department of Pathology, College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, GBPUA&T, Pantnagar (20.04.2009 – 23.09.2009)
  3. Director (Actg.), Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar (17.02.2009 to 19.04.2009)
  4. Joint Director, CADRAD, IVRI, Izatnagar; and Nodal Officer, Central Disease Diagnostic Laboratory (GOI) (20.04.2004 to 19.04.2009)
  5. National Fellow (Professor chair of ICAR) (1999  to April 2004)
  6. Associate Professor, Pathology (Feb 1996 to 1998)
  7. Assistant Professor/ ADIO (1983 to 1996)

B.        Nature of Duties/ Other Experiences

  1. Management of Research, Teaching of graduate, post graduate and doctoral students.
  2. Research area: Immunopathology, Immunodiagnosis, Immunomodulation, Zoonosis, Cowpathy (Panchgavya Ayurveda), Investigations of Diseases in Animals.
  3. Officer Incharge, Clinical Pathology Laboratory (1997-1999).
  4. Officer Incharge, Stores (1992- 1995).
  5. Officer Incharge, Central Disease Investigation Laboratory, Hisar (1986- 88).
  6. Officer Incharge ADIO, Camel Disease Investigation Lab (1983-1996)
  7. Teaching Associate, (March – May, 1983)
  8. Graduate Research Assistant (1981 – 1982)  

C.        Chairmanship/ Membership in National and International Level Committees

  1. Member and Temporary Advisor, WHO/ IPCS Committee on Environmental Health Criteria, WHO, Geneva (2002-05).
  2. Member, Hindi Advisory Committee, Ministry of Science and Technology (Govt. of India), New Delhi (2002-04).
  3. Chairman, IAVP Committee on Revision of Veterinary Pathology courses (2005-07).
  4. Member, Central Management Committee, AIIMS, New Delhi (2002-07).
  5. Chairman, Cow Therapy Research Group, Pantnagar (2003-04).
  6. Chairman, Assessment Committee for Technical Group in IVRI by ASRB (2002-03).
  7. Chairman, National Coordination Committee on Cowpathy Research
  8. Chairman International Symposium on “Quality Assurance in Pathology and Disease Diagnosis”.

D.        Chairmanship/ Membership in Institute Level Committees

  1. Being senior most Joint Director at IVRI, Izatnagar have been delegated powers for purchase of stores under plan/ non-plan head and entrusted full powers in the absence of Director.
  2. Coordinator, Human Hospital, IVRI, Izatnagar: Developed hospital as one of the best hospital in ICAR system.
  3. Chairman, Committee to finalize rate contract for supply of animals to the Indian Veterinary Research Institute.
  4. Chairman, Standing Committee on Inter-disciplinary Facilities & Instructions, IVRI Deemed University.
  5. Chairman, Committee to finalize the contract for binding of Journals and other Publications of NLVS.
  6. Chairman, Technical Selection Committee in respect of procurement of Laboratory Equipments and other items.
  7. Chairman, Committee to decide guidelines for implementation at Institute C&B Farm suffering from various reproductive disorders including Brucellosis.
  8. Chairman, Hindi Essay Competition.
  9. Chairman, Committee for preparing Constitution of Officer’s Staff Club of IVRI.
  10. Chairman, Interview Board for admission of candidates for Doctoral Programmes in IVRI Deemed University.
  11. Chairman, Interview Committee for studentship and Traineeship Programme in Bioinformatics at National Library of Veterinary Science.
  12. Chairman, Kisan Gosthi and Farmers Mobilization Committee.
  13. Chairman, Committee to review/screen the NAIP Research Projects.
  14. Chairman, Fact Finding Inquiry Committee in respect of the grievances of a Principal Scientist of the Institute.
  15. Chairman, Committee for creation of GMP/ GLP compliant R&D block for immunodiagnostics and immunoprophylactics.
  16. Chairman, Committee to decide the essential repair of institute vehicles.
  17. Chairman, Committee to provide photocopy facility in library on contract basis.
  18. Chairman, Committee comprising the Scientists/ Officer for reviewing the working of virus laboratory of veterinary biotechnology division and suggest recommendations for effective functioning of the laboratory.
  19. Chairman, Committee to refixing the sanctioned strength of supporting staff Division/ Section wise of Izatnagar Campus.
  20. Chairman, Committee to provide security services on contract basis.
  21. Chairman, Committee for renovation of CADRAD Lab, who will check and approve the samples of items/ machinery/ equipment for fixing in laboratory. The committee will also monitor the work.
  22. Chairman, Committee to decide the location/ site for the installation of 20 kg/hr incinerator.
  23. Chairman, Committee for exploring proper utilization of experimental abattoir carcass Utilization Plant and Cold Storage facilities of LPT Division
  24. Chairman, To investigate the dispute between Dr. B. Singh and a private security guard
  25. Chairman, Committee reg. recognition of private hospitals for Institute’s employee.
  26. Chairman, Committee to decide about modus operandi of former Division of Avian Diseases
  27. Chairman, Committee for purchase of furniture required for Central Auditorium of Adm. Block.
  28. Chairman, Committee to review the activities of each Divisions/Sections and to decide the number of staff in each categories.
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  30. Chairman, To study the case of payment made to the Contractor of ATIC building
  31. Chairman, Committee to unlock the almirahs kept in the office of CAO (Admn.)
  32. Chairman, Committee to suggest remedial measures for improvement of security arrangements at the main gate of IVRI.
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  34. Chairman, Tender Opening and Finalizing Committee for purchase of wheat bhoosa.
  35. Chairman of the Committee constituted to conduct regular health check up of dairy animals maintained in LPM.
  36. Chairman of the Committee constituted to dispose of the positive disease animals available at C&B Farm.
  37. Chairman, of the Committee constituted for Institute Welfare Fund Management Committee.
  38. Co-chairman, Committee for organization of National Seminar on “Entrepreneurship Development for Livelihood Security: Experiences, Prospects and Strategies for Rural India.
  39. Co-Chairman, Organizing Committee constituted for organization of National Workshop-cum-Training Programme on Bio-informatics held at IVRI on 26-28 August, 2008.
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  43. Member, Rajbhasha Hindi Committee.
  44. Member, Committee to purchase diagnostic kits for IBR, Brucellosis and Campylobacter culture.
  45. Member, Committee to revise maintenance charges of IVRI Stadium(s).
  46. Member, Organizing Committee, Kisan Mela.
  47. Member, Institute Biosafety Committee.
  48. Member, Core Committee, 29th Annual Congress of Indian Society for Veterinary Surgery and National Symposium on ‘Alternative Teaching and Research Methods to Animal Experimentation in Veterinary Surgery’.
  49. Member, Committee to examine the recommendations pertaining to Animal & Veterinary Science in the Second Report of the National Commission on Farmers under the chairmanship of Prof. M.S. Swaminathan.
  50. Member, Board of Management of IVRI.
  51. Member, Executive Council of IVRI.
  52. Member, Organizing Committee of 116th Annual Day Celebrations of IVRI.
  53. Member, Committee to formulate Guidelines/ Modalities for IVRI Publications and News materials for Press and Media.
  54. Member, Committee to decide the terms and conditions for work contract at LPM (C&B).
  55. Special Invitee, 37th meeting of Board of Management of IVRI.
  56. Special Invitee, Extension Council of IVRI.
  57. Invitee Member, Research Advisory Committee of the Institute.

3.        Scientific Achievements

  1. Developed a rapid diagnostic test for diagnosis of rotavirus infection in calves. (Vet. Rec. 130: 381).
  2. Isolated camel poxvirus for the first time in India (Br. Vet. J. 143: 581-582).
  3. Reported Enterotoxaemia in camels for first time in India (Indian Vet. J. 62: 825-827).
  4. Isolated Enterotoxigenic E. coli from camels in India. (First Report). (Vet. Microbiol. 29: 195-197).
  5. Reported CMI responses in rotavirus infection in calves. (J. Comp. Path.107: 115-118).
  6. Reported immunosuppression/immunodeficiency due to environmental pollutants like pesticides, which may be one of the causes of vaccinal failures in livestock and poultry (Livestock International 1: 6-11).
  7. Reported pesticide induced glomerulonephritis in animals for the first time (J. Immunol. Immunopathol. 4: 40-42).
  8. Developed a test for determination of cell mediated immune response “Lymphocyte stimulation test-MTT dye method” (Veterinary Clinical and Laboratory Diagnosis, 1995).
  9. Organized a training course on “Immunopathology: Modern Trends in Diagnosis and Control” sponsored by Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of India, as Course Director.
  10. Established a society “Society for Immunology and Immunopathology” and working as Founder Secretary General.
  11. Established Immunopathology laboratory for evaluation of pesticides for their immunotoxic effects and herbs for their Immunomodulatory Properties.
  12. Panel expert of ICAR for revising and translating the “Hand Book of Animal Husbandry”, an important and prestigious publication of Indian Council of Agricultural Research.
  13. Chairman/Rapporteur in various Conferences/Symposia/ Training courses.
  14. Chairman, Assessment Committee by Agricultural Scientist Recruitment Board (ASRB).
  15. CAB, International. Technical expert/ Reviewer.
  16. Camel Encyclopedia- Expert author in Editorial team.
  17. Technical Expert in Selection Committee of Professor Pathology in other State Agricultural University (SAU’s).
  18. Developed a polyherbal preparation for immunomodulation in animals which was released in a function on December 14, 2001 by Director, ICGEB and Vice-Chancellor, GB Pant University. It was named as “Immuraksha”.
  19. Reported pesticide induced Apoptosis in lymphoid cells of poultry (Journal of Immunology Immunopathology, 6: 98-99; J. Immunotoxic., 3: 1-9).
  20. Scientifically validated “Panchgavya” theory of Ayurveda for the first time and given it a new name i.e. Cowpathy (International Journal of Cow Science, 1: 1-15).
  21. Got certified CADRAD as “An ISO 9001: 2000 Certified Centre”- The first Veterinary Laboratory Diagnostic Centre in the country to get ISO Certificate (Annual Report CDDL, 2005).
  22. Established Animal Disease Research and Instructional Farm (ADRIF) for maintaining the positive reactor animals at IVRI, Izatnagar (Annual Report CDDL, 2006).
  23. Providing consultancy to State Disease Diagnostic Laboratories, Directorate of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Institutions in country.
  24. Got Re-certified CADRAD as “An ISO 9001: 2000 Certified Centre”- March, 2008.
  25. Initiated Certification of Personnel– as Diplomat Indian College of Veterinary Pathologists to develop certified pathologists in the country.

4.        Publications

Books

:

90

1. Text Books/ Reference books:        40

2. Manuals:        33

3. VCI Training Modules:        5

4. Monographs, Research bull and Booklets:        12

Chapters in book

:

87

Review articles

:

24

Research papers published

:

203

Research papers presented in conference

:

167

Semi-technical papers

:

322

Pamphlets/ Information bulletins

:

19

Multimedia CDs

:

42

Editorials

:

49

Total

1003

5.        Awards / Honours

  1. Best Academician Award, Jaro Education Mumbai (2012)
  2. Diplomat, Indian College of Veterinary Pathologists & Charter Member (2008)
  3. Intas-ISVE Veterinary Research Scientist Award-2008.
  4. President, Indian Society of Veterinary Educators (2008 – Continuing).
  5. Chief Editor, Indian Journal of Veterinary Pathology (2007 – Continuing).
  6. Glory of India Award-2007, Friendship Forum of India.
  7. Bharat Excellence Award-2007, Friendship Forum of India.
  8. Gopal Gaurav-2007, Vishva Gau Sammelan- Shimoga (Karnataka)
  9. President, Dr. J.L. Vegad Foundation (2006).
  10. Expert Member, Certification Body of IAVP for Certified Veterinary Pathologists in India (2005).
  11. Fellow, Indian Association of Veterinary Pathologists (2006).
  12. Editor, Indian Journal of Veterinary Pathology (2005-07).
  13. WHO Temporary Advisor on EHC (2004).
  14. Best Teacher Award-2004, GB Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, Pantnagar.
  15. Chairman, IAVP Committee on Revision of Veterinary Pathology Courses, Veterinary Council of India.
  16. Best Poster Paper Award-2004 by Society for Immunology and Immunopathology.
  17. Best Paper Award-2004 by Society for Immunology and Immunopathology (J. Immunol. Immunopathol. 4: 40-42).
  18. Best Paper Award-2003 by Indian Association of Veterinary Anatomists, Anand.
  19. Chairman, Panch Gavya Professionals’ Club (PGPC) (2003 – Continuing).
  20. Vice-President, Indian Society of Veterinary Educators (2003-08).
  21. Honoured by the Prakrati-2003 organizers for meritorious services and research in the area of cowpathy.
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  23. Best Paper Award-2002 by Indian Association of Veterinary Anatomists, Mumbai.
  24. Best Poster Paper Award by International Year of Mountain (IYM) Symposium on “Livestock Production Systems for Sustainable food Security and Livelihood in Mountain Areas”, Pantnagar.
  25. President, Cow Therapy Society.
  26. Dr. Rajendra Prasad Award-2002 on a book on zoonosis by ICAR.
  27. Expert Member, WHO/IPCS Committee on Environmental Health Criteria Document “Principles and Methods for Assessing Autoimmunity Associated with Exposure to Chemicals”.
  28. Dr. C.M. Singh Trust Award- 2002 for best scientific article in English.
  29. Fellow, Society for Immunology and Immunopathology (2001).
  30. Best Research Paper Award- 2001 by Indian Association of Veterinary Anatomists.
  31. Best Poster Paper Award- 2001 by Indian Association of Veterinary Anatomists.
  32. Vigyan Bharati Samman-2000 by Vigyan Bharati, Lucknow.
  33. Shri Ramlal Agrawal National Award-2000 for Research on Herbal Immunomodulation.
  34. Dr. K.S. Nair Memorial Award by Indian Veterinary Association for best research paper (2001).
  35. Member, Hindi Translation Committee of ICAR (1998).
  36. Fellow awarded by National Academy of Veterinary Sciences for Meritorious Services to Veterinary Sciences (2000).
  37. Dr. C.M. Singh Trust award-1999 for best scientific Hindi article.
  38. National Fellow-1999 award by Indian Council of Agricultural Research.
  39. Distinguished Leadership Award-1999 for outstanding contributions in Veterinary Science Research and Teaching by American Biographical Institute, USA.
  40. Best Poster Presentation Award-1996 by Indian Association of Veterinary Pathologists.
  41. Mrs. Malika Trivedi IAAVR Award-1996 by Indian Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Research in recognition of best contributions to Veterinary Science and Education for their advancement in the country.
  42. Honoured by Vice-Chancellor, CCS Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar on Teacher’s Day (September 5, 1992).
  43. Young Scientist Award-1992, Indian Association of Veterinary Pathologists.

6.        International Cooperation

  1. Organized a Ph.D. Course on “Herbal Immunomodulation” at University of Wageningen, The Netherlands.
  2. Visiting Professor, University of Wageningen and University of Utrecht, The Netherlands.
  3. Expert Member, WHO/ IPCS Committee on Environmental Health Criteria Document “Principles and Methods for Assessing Autoimmunity Associated with Exposure to Chemicals”.
  4. Temporary Advisor, WHO/ IPCS.

7.        Establishment/ Renovation of Laboratories/ Centres

  1. Established and developed Immunotoxicology Laboratory, CCS HAU, Hisar.
  2. Established and developed Clinical Pathology Laboratory, College of Veterinary Sciences for Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosis Course of BVSc & AH students under VCI system.
  3. Established and developed Immunopathology Laboratory in Department of Pathology, College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, GBPUAT, Pantnagar.
  4. Created JD’s Laboratory in CADRAD for “Networking and Disease Control” with RDDLs and state laboratories.
  5. Developed ELISA, HPTLC, Telepathology/ Telediagnosis Facilities in CDDL/ CADRAD, IVRI, Izatnagar.
  6. Created website of CADRAD “www.cadrad.org” for facilitating networking among diagnostic labs in country.
  7. Got certified CADRAD as ISO 9001: 2000 certified labs first in country
  8. Renovated CADRAD laboratories as per the norms of ISO 17025 and Good Laboratory Practices.
  9. Developed Laboratory Manuals/ SOP’s for maintaining uniform diagnostic methods in country.
  10. Regularly publishing Quarterly CDDL/ RDDLs Newsletter and CDDL Annual Report.
  11. Established Bioprospecting Laboratory at Institute of Biotechnology Patwadangar Nainital (12.05.2010)

8.        Publication/ Editing of Research Journals/ Newsletter

1)        Managing Editor, Journal of Immunology and Immunopathology.

2)        Editor, The Indian Cow.

3)        Chief-Editor, Indian Journal of Veterinary Pathology.

4)        Member Editorial Board, Pantnagar Journal of Research (upto April, 2004).

5)        Editor-in-Chief, International Journal on Cow Science.

6)        Editor, CDDL and RDDLs Newsletter.

9.        Radio and TV Programmes - 27

      1) Radio Talks:        15                                2) TV Presentations:        12

10.        Research Projects / Schemes - 25

  1. Immunopathological effects of Environmental pollution in Animals. Financed by GB Pant University as Project Leader. 
  2. Immunomodulatory properties of Immuplus in dogs. Financed by Indian Herbs Research and Supply Company as Principal Investigator.
  3. Evaluation of specific and paraspecific immunity in developmental stages of chickens. Funded by Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India as Co-Principal Investigator.
  4. Immunopathological responses in poultry induced by pesticides as environmental pollutants. National Fellow Project by ICAR as Principal Investigator.
  5. Avian stunting syndrome with particular reference to reovirus infection. Funded by UP Council of Agricultural Research as Principal Investigator.
  6. Studies on effect of Indigenous cow urine on health status of poultry. Financed by GB Pant University as Principal Investigator.
  7. Immunological Characterization of Guinea fowls. Financed by GB Pant University as Co-Principal Investigator.
  8. Central Disease Diagnostic Laboratory (CDDL) Scheme of Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Govt. of India as Nodal Officer. 
  9. Utilization of waste (Dung and urine) of animal maintained at ADRIF. IVRI, Izatnagar as Co-Principal Investigator.
  10. Isolation and characterization of canine parvovirus employing serological and molecular techniques. IVRI, Izatnagar as Co-Principal Investigator.
  11. Studies on humoral and cell mediated immune response to bovine herpes virus-1 in cattle and buffaloes. IVRI, Izatnagar as Co-Principal Investigator.
  12. Homeopathy management of brucellosis in animals. IVRI, Izatnagar as Co-Principal Investigator.
  13. Studies on some aspects of sexual health and hygiene in male animals. IVRI, Izatnagar as Co-Principal Investigator.
  14. Production and characterization of monoclonal antibody against bovine herpes virus-1 and development of ELISA test. IVRI, Izatnagar as Co-Principal Investigator.
  15. Monitoring and surveillance of animal diseases in rural area of Rohilkhand region of Uttar Pradesh. IVRI, Izatnagar as Co-Principal Investigator.
  16. Comparative study on inherent resistance of Indigenous cows, crossbred cows and buffaloes. IVRI, Izatnagar as Co-Principal Investigator.
  17. Sequence analysis, phylogenetic characterization of nucleoprotein (N) gene and pathogenesis of rabies virus. IVRI, Izatnagar as Co-Principal Investigator.
  18. All India Network Programme on Bluetongue. IVRI, Izatnagar as Project Coordinator.
  19. All India Network Programme on Haemorrhagic Septicaemia. IVRI, Izatnagar as Project Coordinator.
  20. Development of vaccine and diagnostics of rabies using molecular techniques. Financed by Uttarakhand govt. /GB Pant University as Principal Investigator.
  21. Antiviral, anticancer and antibacterial activities of herbs  . Financed by Uttarakhand govt. /GB Pant University as Principal Investigator.
  22. Immunomodulation using bioprospective molecules from panchgavya and herbs. Financed by Uttarakhand govt. /GB Pant University as Principal Investigator.
  23. Studies on reversal of antibacterial resistance of antibiotics. Financed by Uttarakhand govt. /GB Pant University as Principal Investigator.
  24. Detection of pesticide residues and mycotoxins in foods and feeds. Financed by Uttarakhand govt. /GB Pant University as Principal Investigator.
  25. Vermibiotechnology. Financed by Uttarakhand govt. /GB Pant University as Principal Investigator.

11. Conferences/ Symposia/ Seminars/ Meetings Attended and Organized

a.        Attended                73

1)        National:                57

2)        International:        16 (Visited several countries including Kenya, Germany, France, Egypt, UAE, The Netherlands, Canada, UK)

b.        Organized                19

  1. Organized Second Annual Conference of IAAVR and National Symposium on “Modern Trends in Animal Health and Production Research and its Impact on Rural Development”, January 24-25, 1995 at CCS HAU, Hisar as Joint Organizing Secretary.
  2. Organized First Convention of Society for Immunology and Immunopathology, at AIIMS, New Delhi on November 3, 1998 as Organizing Secretary.
  3. Organized Second Convention of Society for Immunology and Immunopathology and National Symposium on “Immunomodulation in Health and Disease” at Pantnagar on December 14-15, 2001 as Organizing Secretary.
  4. Organized Brain Storming Session on “TB, JD & STDs in Bovines” at IVRI Izatnagar on Feb 11-12, 2005 as Organizing Secretary.
  5. World Veterinary Day was organized at CADRAD, IVRI, Izatnagar on April 28, 2005 as Organizing Secretary.
  6. Meeting of Officials from Uttaranchal, UP and CCBF regarding testing schedule for TB, JD and STDs was held at CADRAD, IVRI, Izatnagar on June 2, 2005 as Chairman.
  7. World Veterinary Day (Shalihotra Jayanti) was organized at CADRAD, IVRI, Izatnagar on April 28, 2006 as Organizing Secretary.
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  9. Organized meeting of Diseased Investigation Officers of Uttarakhand on ‘Diagnosis of Glanders, Bird flu & other diseases’ at Pashulock, Rishikesh on May 10, 2007 as Chairman.
  10. Organized meeting of Diseased Investigation Officers of UP on ‘Working, Modernization and Technically Upgradation of Regional Laboratories’ at Lucknow Directorate on July 2, 2007 as Chairman.
  11. World Veterinary Day (Shalihotra Jayanti) and National Seminar on “Uniform diagnostic methodology in animal disease diagnosis” was organized at CADRAD, IVRI, Izatnagar on April 28, 2008 as Chairman. 
  12. Organized Silver Jubilee Convention of Indian Association of Veterinary Pathologists and International Symposium on “Quality Assurance in Pathology and Disease Diagnosis” at CADRAD, IVRI, Izatnagar on Nov., 10-12, 2008.
  13. Organized Regional Seminar on “IPR Issues in Biotechnology, March 24, 2010 at Institute of Biotechnology Patwadangar Nainital as Chairman.
  14. Organized V th   Convention of Society for Immunology and Immunopathology and National Symposium on “Immunobiotechnology” at Patwadangar on December 17-19, 2010 as Organizing Charman.
  15. World Veterinary Day (Shalihotra Jayanti) and National Seminar on “Animal Disease Diagnosis” was organized at Institute of Biotechnology Patwadangar Nainital on April 28, 2010 as Chairman. 
  16. Organized Regional Seminar on “Bioinformatics, June 14, 2010 at Institute of Biotechnology Patwadangar Nainital as Chairman.
  17. Organized Workshop on “Good Laboratory Practice” Dec 17-19, 2011 at Institute of Biotechnology, G .B .Pant University of Agri. and Tech., Patwadangar-263128 (Nainital), Uttarakhand as Chairman.
  18. Organized Regional Seminar on “Psychoneurotic Disorders” March 14, 2012 at Institute of Biotechnology, G .B .Pant University of Agri. and Tech., Patwadangar-263128 (Nainital), Uttarakhand as Chairman.
  19. Organized  Workshop on “Six Sigma” Sept 24, 2012 at Institute of Biotechnology, G .B .Pant University of Agri. and Tech., Patwadangar-263128 (Nainital), Uttarakhand as Chairman.
  20. Organized National coordination committee meeting  on “Cowpathy” June 19-20, 2012 at Institute of Biotechnology, G .B .Pant University of Agri. and Tech., Patwadangar-263128 (Nainital), Uttarakhand as Chairman.
  21. Organized  Workshop on “Transmission Electron Micrographs: Descriptions and Interpretations” Nov 14, 2014 at College of Veterinary and Anima Sciences, G .B .Pant University of Agri. and Tech., Pantnagar-263145 (US Nagar), Uttarakhand as Secretary General.

12.        E-learning/ Multimedia Developed for Students, Researchers, Teachers

  1. Environmental Pollution and Immunopathology – CD ROM.
  2. General Veterinary Pathology
  3. Systemic Pathology
  4. Special Pathology-I
  5. Special Pathology-II
  6. Pathology of Cardiovascular & Respiratory System
  7. Pathology of Digestive System
  8. Reproductive Pathology
  9. Comparative Oncology
  10. Avian Pathology
  11. Pathology of Bacterial and Viral Diseases
  12. Pathology of Fungal and Parasitic Diseases
  13. Herbal Immunomodulation
  14. Cell Stress and Apoptosis: An Introduction
  15. Bacterial Diseases of Animals
  16. Viral Diseases of Animals
  17. Fungal Diseases of Animals
  18. Parasitic Diseases of Animals
  19. Miscellaneous Infectious Diseases (Chlamydial, Rickettsial, Mycoplasmal, Spirochetal, Prion) of Animals
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  21. General Veterinary Pathology
  22. Systemic Pathology
  23. Special Pathology-I (Pathology of Diseases of Animals)
  24. Special Pathology-II (Pathology of Diseases of Birds, Wild and Lab. Animals)
  25. Pathology of Bacterial Diseases
  26. Pathology of Viral Diseases
  27. Pathology of Parasitic Diseases
  28. Pathology of Fungal Diseases
  29. Pathology of Miscellaneous Diseases (Chlamydial, Rickettsial, Mycoplasmal, Spirochaetal and Prion Diseases)
  30. Diseases of Cattle and Buffaloes
  31. Diseases of Sheep and Goat
  32. Diseases of Dog and Cat
  33. Diseases of Pig
  34. Diseases of Horse, Mules and Donkeys
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  36. Diseases of Cow
  37. Haemorrhagic Septicemia (English and Hindi)
  38. Pathology of Reproductive System
  39. Pathology of cardiovascular & Respiratory System
  40. Pathology of Digestive System
  41. Comparative oncology
  42. Avian Pathology

13. Research Scholars Advised

Name of Scholar

Year

Thesis Title

Present Position

1. Sanjay Kumar

    (MVSc)

1995

Immunotoxic Effects of Endosulfan and Cypermethrin in Chickens

Assoc. Prof. in University, Palampur (HP)

2. Seema Garg

    (MVSc)

2000

Immunopathological Effects of Gamma-BHC and Quinalphos in Chickens

Assistant Professor in University, Pantnagar

3. N.K. Gupta

    (MVSc)

2001

Impact of Butachlor and Isoproturon on Immunity of Poultry

Veterinary Officer, Govt. of UP

4. D.D. Singh

    (MVSc)

2003

Pesticide Induced Apoptosis in Avian Lymphocytes

Asstt. Prof.,

ND University, Faizabad Got Best PG Student Award of GB Pant Univ.

5. A.K. Singh

    (MVSc)

2003

Effect of Pesticides on Interleukin 1 and 2 in Poultry

Asstt. Director, National Institute of Animal Health Baghpat (UP)

6. Gunjan Shukla

    (MVSc)

2003

Apoptosis in Avian Lymphocytes Induced by Heavy Metals

Research Scientist in Ranbaxy

7. Ravindra P.V.

    (MVSc)

2004

Molecular characterization of apoptosis and stress in avian lymphocytes

PDF in USA

8. C.K. Singh

    (MVSc)

2006

Studies on immunomodulating role of Gangateri cow urine in endosulfan induced toxicity in rats

NET Qualified Pathologist in Private Company

9. Justin Davis K.

    (MVSc)

2008

Epidemiological studies on major bovine infectious diseases in India

Doing Ph.D. at IVRI, Izatnagar

10. Vivek B.S.

    (MVSc)

2009

Epidemiological studies on major ovine and caprine infectious diseases in India

Doing Ph.D. at IVRI, Izatnagar

11. Sonu Ambwani

     (PhD)

2004

Molecular studies on apoptosis in avian lymphocytes induced by pesticides

Assistant Professor in University, Pantnagar

14.        Training Programmes

a.        Training Received-        5

  1. Summer Institute on “Health, Production and Management in Wildlife”. May 15 to June 4, 1986 at Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar (UP).
  2. Summer Institute on “Biotechnological approaches to diagnosis and vaccine development for infectious diseases of livestock”. June 1-20, 1992, at CCS Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar (Haryana).
  3. WHO/NICD Training Course on “Advanced Laboratory Techniques in Zoonotic Diseases”. August 2-27, 1993, at National Institute of Communicable Diseases, Delhi.
  4. TQA International sponsored Advance Training Course on “Quality Management System ISO 9000: 2000 Standards” at New Delhi, Sept. 6-10, 2004.
  5. Training Programme on “Laboratory Quality System, Management and Internal Audit” at National Institute of Training for Standardization, Bureau of Indian Standards, Noida (UP), March 21-24, 2005.

b.        Trainings/ Summer Institutes/ Meetings Organized- 74

  1. DBT sponsored Training Course on “Immunopathology: Modern Trends in Diagnosis and Control” organized at Pantnagar on February 2-21, 1998, as Course Director.
  2. SIIP and DASP (Uttaranchal) sponsored Training Course on “Dot Immunobinding Assay” organized at Pantnagar on December 14-16, 2001 as Coordinator.
  3. SIIP sponsored Workshop-cum-Advanced Training Course on “Cell Stress and Apoptosis” organized at Pantnagar on August 23, 2003 as Course Director.
  4. SIIP sponsored Workshop-cum-International Course on “Advances in Fish Culture and Fisheries” organized at CIFE, Mumbai on Jan. 26-30, 2004 as Co-Organizer.
  5. Training on “Canine Disease and Pregnancy Diagnosis” for ITBP/BSF, Tekanpur Officers held at CADRAD, IVRI, Izatnagar on April 21-22, 2004 as Course Director.
  6. Training Course on “Animal Disease Diagnosis with Emphasis on Collection, Preservation and Dispatch Materials” for Animal Quarantine Officers organized at CADRAD, IVRI, Izatnagar on May 17-22, 2004 as Course Director.
  7. Training Course on “Animal Disease Diagnosis using Common Laboratory Equipments” organized at CADRAD, IVRI, Izatnagar on February 14-19, 2005 as Course Director.
  8. Short-term Training Course on “Bluetongue Disease Diagnosis” organized at CADRAD, IVRI, Izatnagar on February 14-23, 2005 as Course Director.
  9. Training Course on “Animal Disease Monitoring and Surveillance” organized at CADRAD, IVRI, Izatnagar on February 21-26, 2005 as Course Director.
  10. Training Programme on “ISO Certification of Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratories” organized at CADRAD, IVRI, Izatnagar on Sept. 5-9, 2005 as Course Director.
  11. Training Programme on “Animal Disease Diagnosis with Emphasis on Collection, Preservation and Dispatch of Materials” organized at CADRAD, IVRI, Izatnagar on September 19-24, 2005 as Course Director.
  12. Short-term Training Programme on “Capacity Building Programme under Assistance to States for Control of Animal Diseases” organized at CADRAD, IVRI, Izatnagar on November 14-19, 2005 as Course Director.
  13. Short-term Training Course on “Diagnosis of Tuberculosis and Johne’s Disease” organized at CADRAD, IVRI, Izatnagar on Dec. 19-24, 2005 as Course Director.
  14. Capacity Building Programme under Assistance to States for Control of Animal Diseases (ASCAD) Training on “Animal Disease Diagnosis with Emphasis on Collection, Preservation and Dispatch of Materials” organized at CADRAD, IVRI, Izatnagar on January 16-21, 2006 as Course Director.
  15. Short-term Training Course on “Diagnosis of Brucellosis and IBR” organized at CADRAD, IVRI, Izatnagar on February 13-18, 2006 as Course Director.
  16. Capacity Building Programme under Assistance to States for Control of Animal Diseases (ASCAD) Training on “Disease Diagnostic Techniques” organized at CADRAD, IVRI, Izatnagar on February 13-18, 2006 as Course Director.
  17. Short-term Training Programme on “Histopathology as an Aid in Diagnosis: Techniques and Interpretations” from March 20–25, 2006 at CADRAD, IVRI, Izatnagar as Course Director.
  18. Short-term Training on “Animal disease diagnosis with emphasis on collection, preservation and dispatch of materials” from April 10-15, 2006 at CADRAD, IVRI, Izatnagar as Course Director.
  19. Short-term Training on “Diagnosis of Campylobacteriosis and Trichomonosis” from May 8-20, 2006 at CADRAD, IVRI, Izatnagar as Course Director.
  20. Short-term Training Programme on “Mycotoxin and Other Feed Poison and their Diagnosis” from June 5–10, 2006 at CADRAD, IVRI, Izatnagar as Course Director.
  21. Short-term Training Programme on “Animal disease Diagnosis with Emphasis on Collection, Preservation and Dispatch of Materials” from November 13–18, 2006 at CADRAD, IVRI, Izatnagar as Course Director.
  22. Short-term Training Programme on “Application of diagnostic tools for bluetongue disease diagnosis” from February 15–21, 2007 at CADRAD, IVRI, Izatnagar as Course Director.
  23. Short-term Training Programme on “Diagnosis of Tuberculosis and Johne’s Disease” from Feb. 19–24, 2007 at CADRAD, IVRI, Izatnagar as Course Director.
  24. Short-term Training Programme on “Diagnosis of IBR” from March 19–24, 2007 at CADRAD, IVRI, Izatnagar as Course Director.
  25. An Advance Training on “Art of disease investigation” from May 21-26, 2007 at CADRAD, IVRI, Izatnagar as Course Director.
  26. Short-term Training Programme on “Disease Investigation with Emphasis on Collection, Preservation and Dispatch of Materials” from May 28 – June 2, 2007 at CADRAD, IVRI, Izatnagar as Course Director.
  27. Short-term Training Programme on “Diagnosis of Tuberculosis and Johne’s Disease” from Aug. 13-18, 2007 at CADRAD, IVRI, Izatnagar as Course Director.
  28. Short-term Training Programme on “Histopathology as an Aid in Diagnosis” from September 10–15, 2007 at CADRAD, IVRI, Izatnagar as Course Director.
  29. Short-term Training Programme on “Diagnosis of Brucellosis and IBR” from October 15-20, 2007 at CADRAD, IVRI, Izatnagar as Course Director.
  30. Training on “Art of Disease Investigation with Emphasis on Selection, Collection, Preservation and Dispatch of Materials” from November 12-17, 2007 at CADRAD, IVRI, Izatnagar as Course Director.
  31. Veterinary Council of India (VCI)– Continuing Veterinary Education Programme on “Diagnosis of Brucellosis” from December 14-17, 2007 at CADRAD, IVRI, Izatnagar as Course Coordinator.
  32. Veterinary Council of India (VCI)– Continuing Veterinary Education Programme on “Diagnosis of Brucellosis” (2nd Batch) from January 2-5, 2008 at CADRAD, IVRI, Izatnagar as Course Coordinator.
  33. Veterinary Council of India (VCI)– Training under Continuing Veterinary Education Programme on “Diagnosis of Rabies” from January 22-24, 2008 at CADRAD, IVRI, Izatnagar as Course Coordinator.
  34. Veterinary Council of India (VCI)– Continuing Veterinary Education Programme on “Trainers’ Training on Diagnosis and Control of Bird flu” from February 21-25, 2008 at CADRAD, IVRI, Izatnagar as Course Coordinator.
  35. Veterinary Council of India (VCI)– Training under Continuing Veterinary Education Programme on “Trainers’ Training on Diagnosis and Control of Bird flu” (2nd batch) from March 11-15, 2008 at CADRAD, IVRI, Izatnagar as Course Coordinator.
  36. Veterinary Council of India (VCI)– Training under Continuing Veterinary Education Programme on “Diagnosis of Rabies” (2nd Batch) from March 25-27, 2008 at CADRAD, IVRI, Izatnagar as Course Coordinator.
  37. Short-term Training Programme on “Isolation and identification of Bluetongue virus” from March 25-30, 2008 at CADRAD, IVRI, Izatnagar as Course Director.
  38. Short Term Training Programme on “Art of Disease Investigation” for Veterinary Officers and Livestock Extension Officer, U.P. Govt. November 17–22, 2008 at CADRAD, IVRI, Izatnagar as Course Director.
  39. Short Term Training Programme on “Art of Disease Investigation” for Veterinary Officers and Livestock Extension Officer, U.P. Govt. November 24–29, 2008 at CADRAD, IVRI, Izatnagar as Course Director.
  40. Short Term Training Programme on “Art of Disease Investigation” for Veterinary Officers and Livestock Extension Officer, U.P. Govt. December 1–6, 2008 at CADRAD, IVRI, Izatnagar as Course Director.
  41. Short Term Training Programme on “Art of Disease Investigation” for BSF, ITBP Officers, Govt. of India December 15–20, 2008 at CADRAD, IVRI, Izatnagar as Course Director.
  42. Hands on Training Programme on “New Generation Techniques in Rabies Diagnosis”. Nov 23–28, 2009 at Institute of Biotechnology Patwadangar Nainital as Course Director.
  43. Hands on Training Programme on “ELISA and Related Techniques”. Dec 21–26, 2009 at Institute of Biotechnology Patwadangar Nainital as Course Director.
  44. Hands on Training Programme on “Animal Cell Culture Techniques”. Jan 27–31, 2010 at Institute of Biotechnology Patwadangar Nainital as Course Director.
  45. Short Term Training Programme on “Immunomodulation”. Feb 14–19, 2010 at Institute of Biotechnology Patwadangar Nainital as Course Director.
  46. Short Term Training Programme on “Chromatographic Techniques”. March 15–20, 2010 at Institute of Biotechnology Patwadangar Nainital as Course Director.
  47. Short Term Training Programme on “Infections and Intoxications Transmissible from Animals to Man”. April 19–24, 2010 at Institute of Biotechnology Patwadangar Nainital as Course Director.
  48. Short Term Training Programme on “PCR and Related Techniques”. May 10–15, 2010 at Institute of Biotechnology Patwadangar Nainital as Course Director.
  49. Short Term Training Programme on “Role of Nanotechnology in Health and Disease”. June 25-30, 2010 at Institute of Biotechnology Patwadangar Nainital as Course Director.
  50. Short Term Training Programme on “Vermibiotechnology and Organic Farming”. July 5–10, 2010 at Institute of Biotechnology Patwadangar Nainital as Course Director.
  51. Short Term Training Programme on “Clinical Research Management”. Aug 26–31, 2010 at Institute of Biotechnology Patwadangar Nainital as Course Director.
  52. Short Term Training Programme on “Histopathology and Immunohistochemistry”. Sept 20–25, 2010 at Institute of Biotechnology Patwadangar Nainital as Course Director.
  53. Short Term Training Programme on “Electrophoresis Techniques”. Oct 25–30, 2010 at Institute of Biotechnology Patwadangar Nainital as Course Director.
  54. Short Term Training Programme on “Recent Trends in Molecular Diagnostic Techniques” Nov 19–30, 2010 at Institute of Biotechnology Patwadangar Nainital as Course Director.
  55. Short Term Training Programme on “Enzyme Immunoassays and Related Techniques”. Dec 21–26, 2010 at Institute of Biotechnology Patwadangar Nainital as Course Director.
  56. Short Term Training Programme on “Animal Cell Culture Techniques”. Jan17–22, 2010 at Institute of Biotechnology Patwadangar Nainital as Course Director.
  57. Short Term Training  Programme on “Animal Cell Culture Techniques”. Jan 24–30, 2010 at Institute of Biotechnology Patwadangar Nainital as Course Director.
  58. Short Term Training  Programme on ““Immunomodulation and Immunological Techniques”. Feb 14–19, 2011 at Institute of Biotechnology Patwadangar Nainital as Course Director.
  59. Short Term Training  Programme on “Chromatographic Techniques”. March 25–31, 2011 at Institute of Biotechnology Patwadangar Nainital as Course Director.
  60. Short Term Training  Programme on  “Infections and Intoxications Transmissible from Animals to Man”. April 19–24, 2011 at Institute of Biotechnology Patwadangar Nainital as Course Director.
  61. Short Term Training  Programme on  “Infections and Intoxications Transmissible from Animals to Man”. April 25–30, 2011 at Institute of Biotechnology Patwadangar Nainital as Course Director.
  62. Short Term Training  Programme on  “Application of nano science and nanotechnology in health and disease”. July 20–30, 2011 at Institute of Biotechnology Patwadangar Nainital as Course Director.
  63. Short Term Training  Programme on  “PCR and related techniques”. Sept 10–15, 2011 at Institute of Biotechnology Patwadangar Nainital as Course Director.
  64. Short Term Training  Programme on  “ELISA and related techniques”. Oct 21–26, 2011 at Institute of Biotechnology Patwadangar Nainital as Course Director.
  65. Short Term Training  Programme on  “Advance techniques in Biotechnology”. Nov 14–26, 2011 at Institute of Biotechnology Patwadangar Nainital as Course Director.
  66. Short Term Training  Programme on  “Modern techniques in Biotechnology”. Jan 17–29, 2012 at Institute of Biotechnology Patwadangar Nainital as Course Director.
  67. Short Term Training  Programme on “Animal Cell Culture Techniques”. March 26–31, 2012 at Institute of Biotechnology Patwadangar Nainital as Course Director.
  68. Short Term Training  Programme on “Chromatographic Techniques”. May 15–20, 2012 at Institute of Biotechnology Patwadangar Nainital as Course Director.
  69. Short Term Training  Programme on “Basic  Microbiological techniques”. July 17–22, 2012 at Institute of Biotechnology Patwadangar Nainital as Course Director.
  70. Short Term Training  Programme on “Animal Cell Culture Techniques”. Oct 15–20, 2012 at Institute of Biotechnology Patwadangar Nainital as Course Director.
  71. Short Term Training  Programme on “Histopathology and Immunohistochemistry”. Dec 17–22, 2012 at Institute of Biotechnology Patwadangar Nainital as Course Director.
  72. Short Term Training  Programme on “Clinical Microbiology”. Jan 20–25, 2013 at Institute of Biotechnology Patwadangar Nainital as Course Director.
  73. Short Term Training  Programme on “Clinical Pathology Techniques”. Feb 18–23, 2013 at Institute of Biotechnology Patwadangar Nainital as Course Director.
  74. Short Term Training  Programme on “Biomedical techniques used in medicinal plant analysis”. March 20–24, 2013 at Institute of Biotechnology Patwadangar Nainital as Course Director.

c.        Lecture delivered in training programmes- 139

  1. For Scientists                :        81
  2. For Officers of Sate Govt.        :        31        139
  3. For farmers/ Youngsters        :        27

15.        Membership of Scientific Societies/ Associations

A.        Officer Bearer/ Executive

  1. President, Cow Therapy Society
  2. Secretary-General, SIIP
  3. President, Dr. J.L. Vegad Foundation
  4. Chairman, Panchgavya Professionals’ Club
  5. Vice-President, Indian Society of Veterinary Educators
  6. Member, Veterinary Pathologist/ Toxopathologist certificate course committee for examination
  7. Vice-President, Indian Association of Veterinary Pathologists.
  8. Registrar, Indian College of Veterinary Pathologists.
  9. President, Indian Society of Veterinary Educators.

B.        Life Members

  1. Life Member, Indian Association of Veterinary Pathologists (Zonal Secretary 1999-2001).
  2. Life Member, Indian Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Research (Member, Executive Committee 1994-1998).
  3. Life Member, Indian Association of Veterinary Microbiologists, Immunologists and Specialists of Infectious Diseases.
  4. Life Member, Indian Virology Society (Joint Secretary 1996-1998).
  5. Life Member, Indian Science Congress Association.
  6. Life Member, Society of Toxicology.
  7. Founder Life Member and Secretary-General, Society for Immunology & Immunopathology.
  8. Founder Life Member, Dr. C.M. Singh Trust.
  9. Life Member, Indian Association of Veterinary Public Health Specialists.
  10. Life Member, Cow Therapy Society.
  11. Life Member, Indian Society of Veterinary Educators.
  12. Life Member, Veterinary Alumni Association Pantnagar.
  13. Life Member, Panch Gavya Professionals’ Club.
  14. Life Member, ARS Scientists Forum.
  15. Member, Indian Society for Certification of Veterinary Pathologists.

C.        Members

  1. Member, World Association of Veterinary Pathologists.
  2. Member, Association of Microbiologists in India (1983-1988).

16.        Publication of Editorials

1.

Journal of Immunology and Immunopathology

:

20

2.

The Indian Cow

:

20

3.

International Journal of Cow Science

:

4

4.

CDDL/ RDDLs Newsletter

:

5

Total

49

17.        Personal Profiles

Date of Birth        :         10th September, 1958

Qualification        :

BVSc & AH with Honours:        Feb. 1981        OGPA 4.35/ 5.00 (80.1%)

MVSc (Pathology):                Dec. 1982        OGPA 4.82/ 5.00 (85.8%)

PhD (Pathology):                1991                OGPA 5.00/ 5.00 (90.0 %)

Lead Auditor ISO 9000: 2000 QMS

Internal Auditor– Laboratory Quality System Management (ISO 17025)

Professional Diploma in Clinical Research (PDCR)

18.        Contact

                                        Prof. R.S. Chauhan

Professor, Department of Pathology

College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences,

Pantnagar – 263145, Distt. Udham Singh Nagar,

(Uttarakhand) India

Mobile: +91 94122 88343, 97115 85882

Email:        profrschauhan@rediffmail.com,        profchauhan58@gmail.com

        

19.        Family background

        Born in a soldier’s family in district Aligarh, Dr. Chauhan got early education from Jodhpur (Rajasthan) and Aligarh (UP). His father was a soldier in Indian Army who retired after Indo-Pak war in 1971. His elder brother also served Indian Army as Lt. Col. Who retired in 2009 and looking after agriculture at native place. Mrs. Bandana Singh wife of Dr. Chauhan is herbal formulation consultant and home maker. Dr. Chauhan blessed with two children, eldest daughter is a Homoeopathic Doctor doing practice and also working as Counsellor in Vasan Eye Care group. Son Mr. Yatishwar Chauhan is doing M.Tech from Jaipur and doing research on Nanotechnology.

Date: 18-11-2014

Place: Pantnagar        ( R.S. Chauhan )

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