Dr. Cavaba Srinivas Prasad
Fellow, Elected 2014

Born in Bangalore, Karnataka, India on 20 May 1952. Educated in Gandhi Nagar High School, Bangalore, 1963-66; National College, Bangalore, 1967; Central College, Bangalore, 1967-70; National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal 1972-78; Ph.D. 1980; Advanced Training, Natural Resources Institute, UK, 1992.

Scientist and Senior Scientist, Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Bangalore, 1978-86; Senior Scientist, National Dairy Research Institute, Bangalore, 1986-95; Senior Scientist and Principal Scientist, National Institute of Animal Nutrition and Physiology, Bangalore 1995-2007; Assistant Director General, ICAR, New Delhi 2007-11; Vice Chancellor, Maharashtra Animal & Fishery Science University, Nagpur, 2011-12; Director, National Institute of Animal Nutrition and Physiology, Bangalore, 2012-14.

Member, Academic Council, TANUVAS, Chennai 2004-06; Member Governing Body, SVVU, Tirupati 2009-11, Member Executive Council, MAFSU, Nagpur, 2010-11, Member Research Advisory Committee, NDDB, Anand 2007 to date; Member, Feed & Fodder Sub-committee, DAHDF, GoI 2008-11; Member, Animal Feeds Committee, BIS, GoI, 2011-14; Member Expert Committee on Food & Nutrition, ICMR, New Delhi 2011-2014, Board of Management, NDRI, Karnal 2015 to Date; Member Expert Committee for NICRA, ICAR, 2011 to Date; Member Expert committee on Evaluation of Niche areas of Excellence in Agriculture, IVRI, Izatnagar 2014 to Date; Member Task Force, Department of Biotechnology, GoI, 2012-2014, Member Governing Body, National Institute of Animal Biotechnology, DBT, GoI, 2012-14.

Awards/Honours: Compound Livestock Feed Manufacturers Award for distinguished Contribution to the development of livestock nutrition science; ICAR Team research award (thrice) for outstanding Inter-disciplinary Team Research for the Biennium 1999-2000, 2007-2008 and 2012-13; Compound Livestock Feed Manufacturers Award for Life Time Achievement Award in recognition to the meritorious services rendered in the field of Animal Nutrition Research; KARUNA Award for outstanding contribution to National Progress; Life Time Honrary Member, Society of Animal Physiologists of India; Animal Nutrition Society of India, National Academy of Agriculture Sciences

Fellow: Animal Nutrition Association; Indian Dairy Association; National Academy of Dairy Sciences.

Research Areas: Dairy cattle nutrition, Micronutrients, Bypass nutrients, Bioconversion of crop residues, Climate and livestock

Address: 144/1, 8th Main, 14th Cross, Malleswaram, Bengaluru 560003, Karnataka; [Tel: Res. (080) 23343845, Cell: 9986498977; Email: cadaba_prasad@yahoo.co.in]

Member Executive Council 1 Jan, 2015 to 31 Dec, 2017