Dr. (Ms) Usha R. Mehra

Born in Lucknow, India on 19 June 1944. B.Sc. and M.Sc. 1969-64 from Agra University; Ph.D. 1968, Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar.

Assistant Research Officer 1968-75, Jr. Scientist 1975-76, Senior Scientist 1976-83, Scientist S-3 1984-85, Principal Scientist 1986-2003; and Head, Animal Nutrition Division & Director, Centre of Advanced Studies 2003-06, IVRI and Emeritus Scientist, Animal Nutrition Division, IVRI, 2006-08.

Awards/Honours: Hari Om Ashram Trust Award 1981 and 2002; Panjab Rao Deshmukh Woman Agriculture Scientist Award 2001; Rafi Ahmed Kidwai Award 2003-04. Women of the year Award 2008 by Shri Ram Murti Smarak Trust, Bareilly/Lucknow. Best Alumni Award of Bareilly College Bareilly (160 years old College), 2015. Life-time achievement award by Animal Nutrition Society of India - 2016. Woman of the year Award - 2016 by Golden Era Society (Regd.), Bareilly, 2016.

Fellow: Animal Nutrition Association of India, 2006.

Research Areas: Animal nutrition and metabolism, feed & fodder technology

Address: Ex. Head, Animal Nutrition Division, Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar, Bareilly 243122, U.P.; 121, Janakpuri, Avas Vikas Colony, Izatnagar 243122, U.P.; [Tel: Cell: 9412822204, 9412290125; Email: mehra62@gmail.com]