Dr. Devki Nandan Kamra

Born at Panipat, India on 8 November 1954. Educated at Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra 1973-1975; G.B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar 1975-1977; Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Deemed to be University, Izatnagar 1986-1989; Goethe Institut, Goetingen, Federal Republic of Germany, 1984; B.Sc. 1975; M.Sc. 1977; Ph.D. 1989; Certificate Course in German as Foreign Language 1984.

Principal Scientist, 1998-2010; Director, Centre of Advanced Faculty Training in Animal Nutrition, 2010-13; and Acting Joint Director (Research), IVRI, Izatnagar, 2012-13: ICAR National Professor, Centre of Advanced Studies in Animal Nutrition, Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar, 2013-18.

Awards/Honours: Rafi Ahmed Kidwai Award, 2005-06; Bharat Ratna Dr. C. Subramaniam Award for Outstanding Teacher of ICAR, 2011; Best Teacher Award, IVRI, 1996-97; Award of Merit, IVRI, 2001; Award of Honour, IVRI, 2011; Life Time Achievement Award of CLFMA, India, 2013. German Academic Exchange Service, DAAD Fellowship, 1983-85, 1995-96; International Research Project, FAO/IAEA, 2004-09; President, Animal Nutrition Association, 2010-13; General Secretary, Animal Nutrition Association, 1996-98 & 2008-10; Member, International Editorial Advisory Board, Journal of Applied Animal Research, 199218.

Research Areas: Rumen microbiology and biotechnology for eco-friendly livestock production

Address: ICAR National Professorial Chair, Animal Nutrition Division, Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar 243122, U.P.; A-785, Rajendra Nagar, Izatnagar 243122, U.P.; [Tel: Res. (0581) 2585313; Cell: 9411008904; Fax: (0581) 2301318, 2302536; Email: dnkamra@rediffmail.com]

Recognition Award 2007-2008; Dr. P. Bhattacharya Memorial Award 2015-2016