Dr. Moti Lal Madan

Born in Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) India, on 1 January 1939. Educated at National High School, Srinagar, 1947-53; Shri Pratap College, Srinagar, 1953-55; Punjab College of Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry, Hisar, 1955-59 (Punjab University); National Dairy Research Institute. Karnal, 1963-65 (Punjab University); University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, USA, 1968-71, Doctor of Sciences,(hc) University of Agriculture and Technology Kanpur (UP) 2001, Doctor of Sciences,(hc) University of Guelph Canada, 2012. B.V.Sc.& AH, 1959 (Gold Medal); M.Sc. 1965 (Gold Medal); Ph.D. 1971; D.Sc. (h.c.), 2001; D.Sc. (h.c.), 2012.

Veterinary Assistant Surgeon and Extension Officer, Shopian, Kashmir, 1959-63; Demonstrator, Dairy Husbandry Division, NDRI, Karnal, 1965-66. Assistant Professor, Punjab Agricultural University, Hisar, 1966-68; Associate Professor, Animal Production Physiology, Haryana Agricultural University, 1972-79; Professor and Head, Animal Physiology, NDRI1979-86, Head, Dairy Cattle Physiology Division, 1986-94, and Project Director, Embryo Biotechnology, 1987-94 NDRI, Karnal; FAO/UNDP Consultant, 1992; Joint Director Research, National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal, 1994-95; Deputy Director General (Animal Sciences), Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi 1995-99; Vice-Chancellor, Dr Panjabrao Deshmukh Agriculture University, Akola, Maharashtra, 1999-01; Vice-Chancellor, U.P. Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhaya Pashu Vigyan Vishwa Vidhyalaya evam Go Anusandhan Sansthan, (DUVASU) Mathura, 2006-09. Chairman Livestock Subgroup, Haryana Farmers Commission.2009, President, Society of Animal Physiologist of India (SAPI); Chairman, National Task Force on Animal Biotechnology, DBT, Govt. of India, 1999-2005; Chairman, Education Committee, Veterinary Council of India, New Delhi and Member Executive VCI, 2002-05; Expert Member (Animal Science & Fisheries) Parliamentary Committee to Evaluate Research Work for ICAR Institutes, New Delhi;2005, Patron, society of Animal Physiology,2014, Chairman/ Member of official delegations for bilateral collaboration between countries like China, Russia, Netherlands, Canada, France (OIE), Brazil and Afghanistan. Chairman, ICAR Committee for Formulation of XI Plan Programs for Animal Sciences Research and Education, 2006; Member, Swaminathan National Task Force for Revamping Agriculture Education and Research, Planning Commission, GOI, 2007; Chairman, ICAR National Committee for Research Project Formulation, Evaluation and Monitoring of Research, 2010-11; Chairman QRT, CIRB, Hissar, 1992-2006, PDC Merrut, 2012; Chairman ICMR-ICAR expert committee for evaluation of Oxytocin use in Plants and Animals,2011 Chairman RAC, IVRI, Izatnagar, 2011, Chairman QRT CSWRI, Avikanagar, 2015, Chairman RAC, NDRI Karnal, 2016. Member, ASRB National committee for revision of score card 20016-17. Chairman ICMR-ICAR National committee on Biosafety and Nutrition, 2017. Member, Ministry of Agriculture (DARE) committee to undertake Outcome Review of various schemes of ICAR for XIIth Plan, 2017. Member,Union Governamental Ministry of Fishries, Animal husbandry and Dairying National Committee of on ONE Health, 2022

Thrived in the research areas of Animal physiology, endocrinology, environmental physiology and reproduction biotechnology. Developed quick Micro-quantitation Assay techniques (RIA, EIA) for over 12 hormone systems from a single blood sample. For working animals developed and published a draught `Fatigue Score Card', laid foundations of research in animal reproductive biotechnology in India and pioneered in Embryo Transfer Technology (ETT) producing record 10 calves from a single elite mother within a year's time and produced World's FIRST ever in-vitro fertilized (Test Tube) buffalo calf `Pratham'. Using the IVF technique also innovated in the production of FIRST cloned buffalo embryo in the world. The technologies now extensively adopted for field use by different agencies including Govt. of India. Delivered an invitational lecture on Buffalo IVF at the World Reproduction Congress, Sydney, Australia 1994 Worked as UNDP / FAO consultant on Reproductive Technologies in developing world. As environmentalist developed a unique Biodiversity park at Nagpur and a collection of 358 medicinal and aromatic plants at Akola, Maharashtra. Holds the unique distinction of 100,000 plantations in a single calendar year under the green campaign. A keen mountaineer and sportsman, represented State and University in Cricket, ICAR badminton Champaign, a dedicated Rotarian involved with differently able and mentally challenged children.

Awards/Honours: PADMA SHRI award, Govt of India 2022, VIGYAN RATANA Award,2020, Haryana State highest award in Science &Technology; Hari Om Award, 1990, ICAR; Rafi Ahmad Kidwai Award, 1992, ICAR; Om Prakash Bhasin Award for Science and Technology, 2002; Dr. B.P. Pal Memorial Award, 2005-2006 National Academy of Agriculture Science (NAAS); Science Pioneer Prize, 1985, Egyptian Veterinary Association for Buffalo Development; Nalis Lagerlof Award, 1985, 1997; D. Sundaresan Award, 1989; Nirmalam Memorial Award 1994-95; OGOURI Award, 1995, Japanese Society of Animal Reproduction; Malika Trivedi IAAVR Award, 1997; Rotary International Award 1998; Asian Australasian Association of Animal Production, AJAS Purina Award, 1999; Rotary International Service Excellence Award, 2001, Rotary International; SAPI Honorific Award, 2002, Society for Animal Physiologists of India; Distinguished Veterinarian Award (DIVA), 2002, Indian Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Research; Alumni Excellence Award, 2004, NDRI; Life Time Achievement Award, Indian Society for the Study of Reproduction and Fertility, 2011; ICMR Centenary Award of Honour, 2012; Doctor of Sciences,(hc) University of Agriculture and Technology Kanpur (UP) 2001, Doctor of Sciences,(hc) University of Guelph Canada, 2012; S.K. Manchanda Oration, 5th Congress of Federation of Indian Physiological Societies (FIPS) 2014; L. Ramaswami Oration Award at the World Congress on Reproductive Health, ISSRF 2017. Hon. Lt Cornel, NCC Akola Maharashtra 2000: Described as "Kissano key Mahanayak" (documentary episode 31) 2018 and cited as the `Father of animal reproductive biotechnologies'. Changemaker Rotarian Award, 2022 for exceptional contribution to"service to change Lives", Rotary International District 3080.

Fellow: National Academy of Sciences, India; National Academy of Veterinary Sciences, India; Indian Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Research; Egyptian Veterinary Association, Cairo, Egypt; Indian Society for Study of Animal Reproduction

Research Areas: Biotechnology in Veterinary and Animal Science, Animal Physiology, Reproductive Endocrinology

Address: 'Anugrah', Madan Lodge, House No. 842/6, Urban Estate, Karnal 132001, Haryana; [Tel: Res. (0184) 2284783; Cell: 9896017878, 9896317878; Email: mlmadan@hotmail.com]

Secretary 1 Jan, 2006 to 31 Dec, 2008; Member Executive Council 1 Jan, 2002 to 31 Dec, 2004; Dr. B.P. Pal Memorial Award 2005-2006