Dr. Amarjit Singh Nanda
Fellow, Elected 2003

Born in Kanjli, Kapurthala, India on 2 November 1953. Educated at Primary School, Kanjli, 1960-65; Randhir School, Kapurthala, 1965-71; Randhir College, Kapurthala, 1972-73; Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, 1973-79; Royal Veterinary College, Uppsala, Sweden, 1983; University of Liverpool, UK, 1986-89; BVSc & AH, 1977; MVSc, 1979; FRVCS, 1983; Ph.D. 1989.

Vice-Chancellor, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary & Animal Scineces University, Ludhiana, 2015 to date.

Asst. Prof., 1980-85, Assoc. Prof. 1985-91, Professor, 1991-2006, and Head, Dept. Gynecology & Obst., 1991-95, 1999-03, PAU Ludhiana; Director of Research, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana, Punjab, 2006-10; FAO/IAEA Technical Officer on Animal Production - Regional Expert for Asia & Pacific, Vienna, Austria, 1995-98; Visiting Professor, Hiroshima, University, Japan, 2002-03; Animal Husbandry Commissioner, Ministry of Agriculture, Govt. of India, New Delhi, 2010-14; Vice-Chancellor, Nanaji Deshmukh Pashu-Chikitsa Vigyan Vishwavidyalaya, Jabalpur, 2014-15.

Awards/Honours: Young Scientist Travel Award, World Society for Animal Production, 1993; Prof. Nils Lagerlof Award, Indian Soc. Anim. Reprod. 2000; 2005; Alarsin Award, Indian Vet. Assoc. 2001; DLT Smith Visiting Scientist Award, University of Saskatchewan, Canada, 2007-08.

Fellow: Royal Vet. College, Sweden, Uppsala; National Academy of Veterinary Sciences, India; Indian Society for Study of Animal Reproduction.

Research Areas: Animal reproduction

Address: Vice-Chancellor, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary & Animal Sciences, University, Ludhiana 141004, Punjab; [Tel: Off. (0161) 2553320, 2553360; Cell: 7087429236; Fax: (0161) 2553340; Email: vcgadvasu@gmail.com; asinghnanda@gmail.com]