Dr. Sarnarinder Singh Randhawa

Born in Ludhiana, India on 23 September 1955. Educated at Government Model School, Ludhiana, 1968-70; Govt. College, Ludhiana, 1970-73; College of Veterinary Science, PAU, Ludhiana 1973-79; CSA Univ. Agril. & Tech., Kanpur, India, 1992-93; B.V.Sc.&A.H. 1977; M.V.Sc. 1979; Ph.D. 1993.

Retired Director of Research-cum-Dean Postgraduate Studies, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana, Punjab

Research/Teaching Assoc. 1979-80, 1981-82, Assistant Prof. of Veterinary Medicine, 1982-86, Associate Prof. Vety. Medicine 1986-95, Professor of Veterinary Extension 1995-96, Professor of Veterinary Medicine, 1996-98, Professor & Head, Department of Veterinary Medicine 1998-2000, Professor & Head, 2000-03, Professor, 1998-2010, Department of Clinical Veterinary Medicine, Ethics & Jurisprudence; Dean, Postgraduate Studies, 2010-15, Director of Extension Education, (Additional charge), 2014-15; Director of Research, 2010-16; Research Advisor-cum-Professor, GADVASU, Ludhiana 2016-17; Professor & Head, Department of Veterinary Microbiology, Khalsa College of Veterinary & Animal Sciences, Amritsar, October, 2017-20

Awards/Honours: ISVM Young Scientist Award, 1986; ICAR Award for Team Research, 1989-90; PSCS&T Appreciation Award, 1990-93; ICAR Jawaharlal Nehru Award, 1994; Gold Medal for Bovine Medicine 1995; D.C. Blood Gold Medal 1996; Prof. G.R. Murki Bhavi Medal 2000; Shri Ram Lal Aggrawal Gold Medal 2003; Shiksha Rattan Puraskar, 2008; Bharat Jyoti Award, 2010; General Secretary, 1996-2000, and Vice-President, Indian Society for Veterinary Medicine, 2010 - 2012. Editorial Board of Intas Polivet (2013), Editorial Board, Indian Journal of Canine Practice; Member, Research Advisory Committee, CSWRI, Avikanagar, Rajasthan 2002-2005; Member Veterinary Council of India, Inspection team for Veterinary College, Jabalpur (M.P) 2010; Ex-member, Board of Management, GADVASU, Ludhiana, 2010-2012; Member, QRT, ICAR Research Complex for Eastern Region, Patna, Bihar, 2011-2012; Expert member, Research Review of Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences & Technology, Jammu (J&K), 2012, 2013; Member, ICAR, Peer Review Team for Accreditation of Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agriculture & Technology, Srinagar (J&K); Member, Research Advisory Committee, National Innovation Foundation- India; President, Indian Society for Veterinary Medicine from December 2014-17; Member, ICAR Peer Review Team for Accreditation of Kerala Veterinary and Animal Science University, Wayanad, Kerala. Chairman, Internal Review Committee of ICAR Niche Area of Excellence project on "Centre for Zoonoses" at Maharashtra Animal and Fishery Sciences University, Nagpur, 2015 onwards with joint Medical Collaborators,(i) Director of Research, Central India Institute of Medical Sciences (CIIMS), Nagpur and (ii) Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences (MGIMS), Sewagram, Wardha, Maharashtra. Member, Editorial Board, Indian Journal of Animal Research, 2017. Best Poster Presentation Award of International Conference at Las Vegas, USA, 2013. Awarded Certificate of Recognition for phenomenal and worthy Keynote presentation at International Dairy Meet and Expo in New Orleans, USA, 2016. Editorial Excellence Award as Editorial Board Member of Indian Journal of Animal Research by Managing Committee of ARCC Journals in recognition of my significant and outstanding contribution to the Journal, 2017. Member Governing Council of National Academy of Veterinary Sciences, India, 2017 onwards, Bestowed with Eminent Alumnus Award during Pearl jubilee celebrations and Alumni meet of Alumni Association, COVS, GADVASU, Ludhiana in October, 2017, Member of Broad Subject Matter Area (BSMA Committee) Committee for Veterinary Clinical Subjects in April 2018, Certificate of Appreciation at International conference organized by Dr. G.M. Taori Central India Institute of Medical Sciences, Nagpur, India (2018), Awarded Certificate of Recognition during the 11th International Veterinary Congress in Berlin, Germany, 2018; Member, QRT for ICAR-CIARI (Central Island Agricultural Research Institute), Port Blair, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, 2018-19. Member, RAC for ICAR-Central Institute for Research on Goats, makhdoom, mathura (U.P.) 2017-19

Fellow: National Academy of Veterinary Sciences; National Academy of Dairy Science, India; Indian Society for Veterinary Medicine; Academy of Sciences for Animal Welfare; Indian Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Research.

Research Areas: Veterinary medicine, clinical medicine, geo-medicine

Address: H.No. 107, Block B, Bhai Randhir Singh Nagar, Ludhiana 141012, Punjab; [Tel: Cell: 9814634094; 8360313297; Email: sarnarinder@gmail.com]