Dr. Jag Mohan Kataria
Fellow, Elected 2006

Born in Mukteswar, Kumaon, India on 16 October 1955. Educated at Shri Gulab Rai Inter College, Bareilly, 1965-72; Mathura Veterinary College, Mathura, 1972-76; Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar, 1976-85; B.V.Sc. & A.H. 1976; M.V.Sc. 1978; Ph.D. 1985; FAO Fellowship, 2000.

Director, ICAR-Central Avian Research Institute, Izatnagar, 2013 to date.

Scientist, 1981-86, Senior Scientist, 1986-94, Principal Scientist, 2002, Head, 2001-06, Division of Avian Diseases, and Head Division of Biological Products, 2005-06, Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar, U.P.; Founder Director, National Institute of Animal Health, Ministry of Agriculture, Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries, Govt of India, Baghpat, U.P., 2006-11; Joint Director (Research), IVRI, Izatnagar, 2011-12; Joint Director (HSADL), IVRI, Bhopal, 2012-13; Chairman, Expert Committee, Inspection of Quarantine Facilities of the importers of Grand Parents Stock of Chicks; Member, Experts Group on import/export manufacturing of drugs/immunobiologicalsl; Member, Risk Analysis Committee for finalizing guidelines for import of processed/semi processed meat/poultry biologicals (GOI, Ministry of Agri., Dept. Animal Husbandry & Dairying); and Team for R&D on Avian Influenza constituted by DBT, GOI, Ministry of Science & Technology; Chairman of the Committee for selection of site for the establishment of BSL-2 and BSL-3 laboratories in the country; President of AAHP; Vice-President of IPSA..

Awards/Honours: IVRI Best Teacher Award, 1997; ICAR Bharat Ratna Dr. C. Subramaniam Outstanding Teacher Award, 2000-01; ICAR Rafi Ahmed Kidwai Award, 2001-02; IVRI Award of Honour, 2002; Venkateshwara Hatcheries Ltd. Outstanding Scientist Award, 2002; IVRI Award of Merit, Dr.P.G. Pandey Memorial Oration Award Lecture.

Fellow: National Academy of Veterinary Sciences.

Research Areas: Veterinary microbiology, avian health and biotechnology (emerging poultry diseases; development of molecular diagnostics and immunobiologicals); Research on various aspects of diversified poultry production.

Address: Director, ICAR-Central Avian Research Institute, CARI Director's Bungalow, IVRI Campus, Izatnagar 243122, U.P.; [Tel: Off. (0581) 231261; Res. (0581) 2301493, Cell: 9457756195; Fax: (0581) 2301321; Email: cari_director@rediffmail.com; jmkataria@rediffmail.com]