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Scientist Profile

Dr. Dinesh Chandra
B.Sc.,B.V. Sc. & A.H., M. V. Sc., , Ph.D.
Principal Scientist,
Joint Directorate CADRAD,

Telephone: 0581-2302188(O),0581-2315273 (R)
Mobile No.: 09411426619

Field of Specialization Veterinary Parasitology (Haemo-protozoan parasites, clinical and diagnostic parasitology and disease investigation of parasitic diseases) Total Research Papers 50
No. Patents Granted / Filed NA Total No. of Book / Manual 3
No. of M.V.Sc. Student Guided 6 No. of PhD Student Guided 2
Present Number of M.V.Sc. Student 1 Present Numberof PhD Student 1

Top 10 Research Papers

  • Paul, S., Chandra, D., Tewari, A.K., Banerjee, P.S., Ray, D.D., Boral, R. and Rao, J. R. (2009). Comparative evaluation and economic assessment of coprological diagnostic methods and PCR for detection of Cryptosporidium spp. in bovines. Vet. Parasitol. 164:291-295.
  • Paul, S., Chandra, D., Tewari, A.K., Banerjee, P.S., Ray, D.D., Raina, O.K. and Rao, J.R. (2008). Prevalence of Cryptosporidium andersoni: A molecular epidemiological survey among cattle in India. Vet. Parasitol., 161:31-35.
  • Paul, S., Chandra, D., Ray, D.D., Tewari, A.K., Rao, J. R., Banerjee, P.S., Baidya, S. and Raina, O.K. (2008). Prevalence and molecular characterization of bovine Cryptosporidium isolates in India. Vety. Parasitol., 153:143-146.
  • Singh, K.P., Chandra, D., Nayal, M.S. and Chauhan, R.S. (2007). Hepatic Fasciolosis and verminous pneumonia in captive musk deer (Moschus moschus chryogaster). Indian J. Anim. Sci., 77(12):1258-1260.
  • Chandra, D., Singh, R., Singh, K.P. and Dwivedi, P. (2006). Outbreak of immature paramphistomosis in an organized sheep farm in Uttaranchal. Indian J. Vety. Pathol. 30(2):75-76.
  • Chandra, D., Singh, K.P., Singh, R., Samanta, S. and Rasool, A. (2003). Schistosomosis in sheep flocks in southern states of India. Indian J. Vety. Pathol., 27(2):5-7.
  • Singh, R., Chandra, D., Rathore, B.S., Singh, K.P. and Mehrotra, M.L. (2000). Investigation of mortality in cattle and buffloes with particular reference to Hepatic Schistosomiasis in cattle. Indian J. Vety. Pathol., 24:6-11.
  • Chandra, D., Tripathi, B.N. Srivastava, R.V.N. and Rao, J.R. (2000). Pathological changes in genital organs of rabbits in experimental Trypanosoma evansi. J. Vety. Pathol., 15:59-61.
  • Chandra, D. and Ghosh, S.S. (1990). Coccidiosis in swine in North-Eastern Hill region (Meghalaya). Indian Vet. J., 67:498-500.
  • Chandra, D. and Ghosh, S.S. (1988). Sporulation pattern of coccidial oocyts of swine origin. Indian J. Anim. Sci., 60:426-428.


  • Treasurer, Indian Association for Advancement of Veterinary Parasitology.
  • Referee for evaluation of research articles for different journals.
  • Young Scientist Award to post graduate student Dr. Souvik Paul

Ongoing Projects

  • Investigation and control of parasitic diseases of livestock
  • Studies of prevalence of sexually transmitted infections in bovine semen
  • NICRA: Identification of unique traits/factors in indigenous livestock making them resilient to climate change in relation to diseases and database development