» Division of Animal Nutrition

Research Projects

Institute Project

1

Nutrigenomic approaches to elucidate the role of zinc and selenium in animals under abiotic stress conditions

Project Investigator: Dr. S. E. Jadhav

2

Studies on the interaction of rumen microbes with sulphur and its manipulation for improving livestock production

Project Investigator: Dr. Lal Chandra Chaudhary

3

Methyl donors as feed supplement for pigs: An epigenetic approach to maternal programming

Project Investigator: Dr. ASIT DAS

4

Effect of catalytic supplementation of promising unconventional oil cakes on the performance of calves

Project Investigator: Dr. Subodh Kumar Saha

5

Feeding strategies for economical growth in male buffalo calves

Project Investigator: Dr. Putan Singh

6

Feeding strategies to improve nutrient utilization, antioxidant status and immunity in captive Indian leopard (Panthera purdus fusca)

Project Investigator: Dr. ASIT DAS

Out Funded Project

1

Kappaphycus alvarezii and Red seaweed based formulations for improving productivity and health of dairy and poultry animals

Project Investigator: Dr. Putan Singh
Funding Agency: CSIR

2

Evaluation of molasses based multi-nutrient liquid supplements for improving reproductive and productive performance in buffaloes

Project Investigator: Dr. Putan Singh
Funding Agency: UPCAR

3

Impact of seasonal variations and pollution load on aquatic environment and fish farming at micro level in different aquatic zones of river Ramganga

Project Investigator:
Funding Agency: UPCAR

4

Nanoformulations of selenium and zinc as functional feed supplements to improve health and productivity of animals

Project Investigator:
Funding Agency: DBT

5

Role of plants as a modifier of rumen to reduce methane production and improve productivity in small animals

Project Investigator: Dr. Lal Chandra Chaudhary
Funding Agency: DBT

6

Niche Area of Excellence (NAE) on Nutrition and gut health: Probiotics, prebiotics and phytogenics as functional foods to augment gut health of dogs

Project Investigator: Dr. Ashok K. Pattanaik
Funding Agency: ICAR

7

AICRP on Nutritional and physiological approaches for enhancing reproductive performance in cattle and buffalo

Project Investigator: Dr. Narayan Dutta
Funding Agency: ICAR

8

Metagenomic analysis and manipulation of buffalo rumen ecosystem to improve fibre utilization and reduce methane production

Project Investigator:
Funding Agency: ICAR – National Professor Scheme

9

Veterinary type culture collection: Rumen microbes

Project Investigator: Dr. Lal Chandra Chaudhary
Funding Agency: ICAR