Dr. Kiran Singh
Fellow, Elected 1994
Born in Nawal, Meerut, India on 7 January 1942. Educated B.Sc., 1959, Agra University, BVSc&AH, 1964; MVSc, 1966; Ph.D., 1970, UP Agricultural University, Pantnagar.
Senior Research Officer-Neurophysiology, All India Institute of medical Science, New Delhi, 1971-77; Senior Scientist, 1977-83, Principal Scientist, 1983-87, and Assistant Director General (Animal Nutrition, Physiology and Dairying), 1987-95, Acting Deputy Director General (Animal Sciences)- 1994-95, Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi; Director, Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar, 1995-97; Director, National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal, 1997-99; Deputy Director General (Animal Sciences), Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi, 1999-2002. National Level Monitor-Ministry of Rural Development, Govt. of India (Voluntary Service) 2003-12.
Awards/Honours: Dr. G. Nirmalan Memorial Award 1995-96. Society of Animal Physiologists of India. In recognition of contribution in research and development of Animal Physiology; Rishabh Shri Award 1996-97. Bhartiya Cattle Resource Development Foundation, New Delhi. For contributions in utilization of oil cakes, deficiency of which is causing deterioration of cattle breeds and reducing their productivity, Major (Mrs.) Malika Trivedi IAAVR Award Indian Association for Advancement of Veterinary Research. 1997. In recognition of best contribution to Veterinary Science and Education for the advancement in country; Certificate of Honour for contribution to the veterinary profession in the areas of veterinary science. Indian Association for Advancement of Veterinary Research. 1997; Platinum Jubilee Lecture Award: Physiology in Improving Quality of Life for Man and Animals. Indian Science congress. Physiology Section. 3-7 Jan. 1999. Chennai; Millennium Science Award- Indian Science Congress- 1999. For most outstanding contributions in Animal Sciences; Tmt. Periakkal Paramasivam Kuzhumani Post of Tiruchirapalli, Endowment Lecture Award: Madras Veterinary College, Chennai, Livestock Sector in Indian Economy and Biodiversity: Trends and Challenges.2000; Life Time Achievement Award- Animal Nutrition Society of India. For immense contribution in the field of Animal Nutrition and Allied Sciences. 2001; Award of Honor- (SAPI HONORIFIC AWARD)- Society of Animal Physiologists of India. For distinctive contributions in Animal Physiology -2001; Jaigopal Garodia Scientist For Animal Award - People For Animals (Chennai). For the outstanding dedication for the cause of animals, 2003. President- Society of Animal Physiologists of India (1993-2001): and invited guest of Delhi Door Darshan in Krishi Darshan (1980-95) for more than 50 times.
Fellow: National Academy of Veterinary Sciences, India.
Research Areas: Agriculture (Allied): Animal Production and Health, Agriculture Policy, Environment, Farming systems, Gender issues. Wild Life, Forests and Ethics. Veterinary Sciences: Animal Physiology, Pharmacology and Biochemistry. Medical Sciences and Human Health: Neurophysiologist: Brain and Behaviour
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