Dr. Ashok Kumar Verma 
Fellow, Elected 2010

Born in Sultanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India on 31 August 1962. Educated at Chunni Lal Inter College, Chhitepatti, Sultanpur, 1977-79, K.A. Degree College, Allahabad (Kanpur University), 1979-82; G.B. Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, Pantnagar, 1983-85; Indian Veterinary Research Institute (Deemed University), Izatnagar, 1987-91; The Macaulay Institute, Aberdeen, U.K., 2001-03; B.Sc. (Ag.) 1982; M.Sc. (Ag.), 1985; Ph.D. 1991; Post Doc. 2003.

Head and Director, Centre of Advanced Faculty Training (CAFT) in Animal Nutrition, ICAR-Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar, 2013 to date.

Scientist 1991-1996, Scientist (Senior Scale) 1996-2000, Senior Scientist 2000-2008, and Principal Scientist, 2008-13, ICAR-Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar.

Awards/Honours: Hari Om Ashram Trust Award, 2001-02; Dr. G. Nirmalan Memorial Award, 2013; Wellcome Travelling Research Fellowship, 2001-2003; AHRD-FAO Fellowship, 1998; ICAR-SRF, 1987-1991; Editor, Animal Nutrition and Feed Technology, 2006-2013; General Secretary, Animal Nutrition Association, 2010-2012; Vice President (Central Zone), Animal Nutrition Society of India, 2012-14; President, Animal Nutrition Association, 2013 to date.

Fellow: Animal Nutrition Association of India; Animal Nutrition Society of India.

Research Areas: Ruminant nutrition and metabolism, methane emission and livestock production, feed and fodder technology, supplementation and strategic feeding of livestock

Address: Head and Director, Centre of Advanced Faculty Training (CAFT) in Animal Nutrition, ICAR-Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar 243122, U.P.; E-1061, Rajendra Nagar, Izatnagar, Bareilly 243122, U.P.; [Tel: Off. (0581) 2301318; Cell: 09412318322; Fax: (0581) 2301318; Email: vermaak62@gmail.com; hdanivri@gmail.com]

Recognition Award, 2013-2014