Dr. Asitbaran Mandal
Fellow, Elected 2007

Born in Chandra, India on 6 October 1957. Educated at Chandra School, Bankura, 1963-72; Christian College, Bankura 1973; Bengal Veterinary College, Kolkata, 1974-79; Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar, 1980-82; Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar, 1989-92; B.V.Sc. & A.H. 1979; M.V.Sc. 1982; Ph.D. 1992.

Principal Scientist & Head, Division of Avian Nutrition & Feed Technology, ICAR-Central Avian Research Institute, Izatnagar, Uttar Pradesh 2000 to date.

Veterinary Surgeon, West Bengal Vety. Services, 1982-83; Asstt. Prof., Deptt. of Animal Nutrition, HAU, Hisar, 1983-96; Assoc. Prof. Deptt. of Animal Nutrition, HAU, Hisar, 1996-2000.

Awards/Honours: ICAR Junior Fellowship, 1979; Hungarian Government Fellowship 1986; ICAR Senior Fellowship, 1988; Dr. N.D. Kehar Award, 1993; Jawahar Lal Nehru Award, 1993; Dr. Gopal Krishnan Medal 1996; CCSHAU Outstanding Teacher Award, 1996; ICAR Outstanding Interdisciplinary Team Research Award, 2005-06; IVRI Best Teacher Award, 2007-08; Kerala Chapter Award, 2008; Ayurvet Research Award, 2010; ANA Dr. DVR Prakash Rao Outstanding Research Award, 2011-12; ANA Dr. Usha Rani Mehra Lifetime Achievement Award, 2015.

Fellow: National Academy of Veterinary Sciences.

Research Areas: Livestock and Poultry Nutrition, Feeding standards, Alternate feed resources, Clinical Nutrition, In ovo feeding and vaccination, Nutritional biotechnology

Address: Principal Scientist and Head, Avian Nutrition & Feed Technology Division, ICAR-Central Avian Research Institute, Izatnagar 243122, Uttar Pradesh; 15A Utsav, Mahanagar (Phase 1), Pilibhit Bypass, Izatnagar 243005, Uttar Pradesh; [Tel: Off. (0581) 2300204 Ext. 3053; Cell: 09897539349; Fax: (0581) 2301321; Email: abmcari@rediffmail.com; drab.mandal@gmail.com]

Recognition Award, 2009-2010