Prof. Aditya Kumar Misra
Fellow, Elected 2015

Born in Bahjoi (Moradabad), Uttar Pradesh, India on 6 January, 1957. Educated at GS Hindu Inter College, Sikandra Rao (Aligarh), 1967-73; KR College, Mathura, 1974-75; Veterinary College Mathura, 1975-81; B.Sc.(Part I) 1975, B.V.Sc. & A.H. 1979; M.V.Sc. 1981; Ph.D. 1996.

Vice Chancellor, Maharashtra Animal and Fishery Sciences University, Nagpur, 2012 to date.

Trainee Executive/Assistant Executive 1981-88, National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) Anand; Deputy Manager 1988, Manager 1989-93, Project Manager 1993-96, Additional General Manager 1996-97, General Manager (CEO) 1997-99, Sabarmati Ashram Gaushala, Kheda (managed by NDDB); Professor 1999-06, 2011-12, College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, GB Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar; Project Director, Project Directorate on Cattle, Meerut (ICAR), 2006-11. Chairman/member of several international, national and state level scientific/academic committees, Boards of Management, RAC, Selection Committees, Academic Council, University Councils etc.

Awards/Honours: Commonwealth Bureau of Animal Health Prize 1980; Jawahar Lal Nehru Memorial Fund Award for Academic Excellence 1983; Indian Society for the Study of Animal Reproduction (ISSAR) Prof. Nils Lagerlof Memorial Award 1993; ICAR Jawahar Lal Nehru Award 1997; Hari Ohm Ashram Prerit Shri Bhaikaka Inter-University Smarak Trust Award 2006-07; ICAR Rafi Ahmad Kidwai Award 2005-06; ISSAR CR Sane Oration Award-2010; Red Swastic Society Mumbai, Nakul Award 2013; Lokmat, National Education Leadership Award - 2014; CR Sane Oration Award - 2015, BVC Alumni Association, Mumbai; CLFMA of India - Achievement Award in Dairy Nutrition. President, Indian Society for the Study of Animal Reproduction.

Fellow: National Academy of Veterinary Sciences; Indian Society for the Study of Animal Reproduction; Indian Society for the Advancement of Canine Practice

Research Areas: Animal Reproduction, Embryo Biotechnology, Frozen Semen Technology

Address: Vice Chancellor, Maharashtra Animal & Fishery Sciences Univ, Futala Lake Road, Nagpur 440001, Maharashtra; SMIT, 20/1 Jalvihar Colony, Behind Priyadarshini Girls Hostel, Hingna T Point, Nagpur 440002, Maharashtra; [Tel: Off. (0712) 2511088, 2053658; Res. (0712) 2222895, Cell: 8888873830; Fax: (0712) 2511282; Email:,]

Dr. P Bhattacharya Memorial Award 2013-2014