Kamdhenu University, A State Public University Established bu Govt. of Gujarat.

Directorate of Research
Directorate of Research

Directorate of Research

The Kamdhenu University is the principle agency for research activities to be carried out in Veterinary, Animal Husbandry, Dairy, Fisheries and Allied Sciences throughout the State of Gujarat. Kamdhenu University emphasizes in prioritizing and undertaking R&D programmes especially in indigenous cattle and Human Resource Development activities on production / productivity / profitability / sustainability of livestock production system to provide livelihood and nutritional securities to the increasing human population. Research is the hub to convert ideas into hypothesis, develop protocols into techniques. Eventually these enormous efforts and brainstorming gets converted into technology and revolution. Kamdhenu University has started showing its repercussion in the field of research and education.

The research mandate of Kamdhenu University is to excel in research output by adopting cutting edge technologies which benefits Animal Owners in the field and man in the street. To accomplish the vision of Kamdhenu University initial long strides in research have been made.

Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for collaborative research has been signed with
  • National Research Centre on Camel (NRCC), Jorbeer, Bikaner, Rajasthan (16-03-2015)
  • National Dairy Research Institute (NDRI), Karnal, Haryana (1-08-2015)
  • Central Institute for Research on Goats (CIRG), Makhdoom, Mathura, Uttar Pradesh (03-08-2015)
  • Central Institute of Fisheries Education (CIFE), Mumbai, Maharashtra (11-08-2015) & (02-04-2019)
  • National Dairy Development Board, (NDDB), Anand, Gujarat (05-05-2016)
  • Savy Software Pvt. Ltd, Pune (24-06-2016)
  • Keshav Gaushala, Gandhinagar, Gujarat (15-09-2016)
  • Rajasthan University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (RAJUVAS), Bikaner, Rajasthan (08-02-2017)
  • Indian Veterinary Research Institute (Ivri), Deemed University, Izatnagar, Uttar Pradesh (01-05-2017)
  • Central Institute of Fisheries Technology (CIFT), Cochin, Kerala (15-06-2017)
  • Kold College, Denmark (07-05-2019)
  • Gujarat Forensic Sciences University (GFSU), Gandhinagar, Gujarat (12-04-2019)
  • Department of Science & Technology, Government of Gujarat (GBRC & GSBTM), during Vibrant Gujarat 2019 (09-05-2019)
  • Brooke Hospital for Animals India (BI), Delhi (14-09-2020)
  • Gujarat University (GU), Ahmedabad (10-02-2021)
  • Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC), Ahmedabad (01-05-2021)

Faculty of Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry

  • Dynamics of vaginal metabiota during estrous cycle and its association with reproductive hormones in Bubalus bubalis.
  • Epidemiological surveillance of important diseases of cattle and buffaloes in milk shed area of Sabarkantha district.
  • Studies of Animal Husbandry practices in dairy animals of Sabarkantha district in relation to women empowerment.
  • Evaluate electronic cow-side test for diagnosis of Subclinical Ketosis in Bovines.
  • Expression of selected biomarker candidate genes to confer in vitro maturation of oocytes in Indian buffaloes.
  • Comparative morphological study of hairs of different animals.
  • e-Animal Health Card.
  • A study on evaluation of Therapeutic Efficacy of a Herbal Dewormer against Common Helminths of Small Ruminants.
  • Evaluation of Efficacy of Various Components of a Commercial Animal Farm Hygiene Kit (Mulchise by GEA) for Clean Milk Production.
  • Effect of Estrona Powder on induction of heat in buffaloes.
  • Immunohistochemical and molecular detection of oncogenic viruses in neoplasms of domestic animals.

Faculty of Dairy Science

  • Detection of oil adulteration in milk by chromatographic methods in-tandem with chromogenic methods.
  • Development of low calorie fibre enriched milk-beetroot based Burfi.
  • Process optimization of milk based peanut Thabdi.
  • Quality assessment of market samples of Paneer sold in Amreli District.
  • Nanotechnology based dipstick for the instant detection of milk adulterants.
  • Study on process standardization and optimization of reduced sugar fennel based lassi.
  • Identification of “signature sequence” associated with raw milk quality and safety of dairy products: A metagenomics approach.
  • Development of carrot juice based reduced sugar milk drink.
  • Physico-chemical and sensory characteristics of market samples of Peda sold in Saurashtra region of Gujarat State.
  • Study of novel preservatives alternative to formalin.
  • Characterization of ghee prepared from sheep milk and evaluation of its shelf life during storage.
  • Immunomagnetic separation based nanotechnological feat for detection of aflatoxin.
  • Development of probiotics fortified soy food for health and nutritional benefits of elderly population.
  • Development of nano-tag and thread based micro fluidic system biosensor for detection of aflatoxin M1 in milk.
  • Bio-Conjugation of iron oxide/gold nanoparticles for the detection of aflatoxin M1 in milk.
  • Bioinformatics lab facilities awarded by Gujarat State Biotechnology Mission, Department of Science and Technology, Gandhinagar for bioinformatics application in the area of Dairy Science and Technology.
  • Scale-up of Nanotechnology based dipstick for the instant detection of milk adulterant.
  • Comparative analysis of dairy business models existing in Gujarat study of selected districts and exploring possibility of implementing new models.
  • Evaluation of Health promoting Schemes jointly offered by Government and Dairy Cooperatives of Gujarat.
  • To Evaluate Various Socio-Economic Upliftment Schemes Provided to Member Farmers by Gujarat Dairy Cooperatives.

Faculty of Fisheries Science

  • Complete nutritional profiling of few locally available ingredients to design economically viable aqua feeds.
  • Comparative study of integrated farming of Indian major carps with mussel (Lamellidens marginalis) and Indian major carps.
  • A pilot project on the feasibility of inland saline aquaculture at Bhamsara.
  • National Surveillance Programme for Aquatic Animal Diseases.

AGRESCO Proceedings

Veterinary and Animal Science Research Council (VASRC)

Planning Board

Section – 20 of the Act provides for a Planning Board of University as one of the authorities. Therefore, as prescribed in Section – 31, the Vice Chancellor constituted the Planning Board of the University. The constitution of Planning Board is given below.

  • The Vice Chancellor, Ex-officio Chairman.
  • Officer of University as specified in Clauses(iii) to (vi) of Section – 10.
  • Not more than five persons who possess high academic qualification and experience in the respective field of planning nominated by the Planning Board.

The term of the nominated members of the Planning Board shall be of two years. The Planning Board provides guidelines for perspective plan of the University, Annual Development Plan in accordance with the State/National Plan It also.

  • Review the progress of different schemes.
  • Update the master plan of the University.

Minutes of Planning Board Meetings

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