Poultry sector is presently at a crucial stage facing myriads of challenges that have to be tackled judiciously. The escalation in the demand of the poultry products like egg, meat and processed item has to be made resilient in terms of sustainable production system i.e. optimum feed utilization efficiency, biotic and abiotic stress owing to the variation in climate and environments perturbations, along with the health and management Apart from above said issues that are of major importance and have to be dispensed meticulously, other underlying issues that has been largely ignored is the necessity of making poultry production remunerative for the poultry farmers book entitled new horizons in poultry farming is an edited book of basic concept of poultry production book chapters of poultry farming has been contributed by the various scholars and faculty members pertaining to various area of Nutrition, Physiology, Disease and Health Housing Management and Post-Harvest Technology stress management Environment Hygiene Welfare, Waste Utilization and organic Farming etc.
This book is useful for PG, PhD. Student field Veterinarians as well as Faculty to refresh and upgrade their scientific knowledge of poultry farming.
Dr. Om Prakash Dinani,was born on June 30, 1981 at Village Belgahna, Bilaspur district of Chhattisgarh. His mother late Smt. Puspa Dinani is motivator of his life. His father Shri Narayan Das Dinani is working as a Head master in the department of trible welfare, Chhattisgarh government. He has secured the 1st rank in all classes from class 1 to 12, passed from Govt.B.H.S.S. Belgahna, Bilaspur, (C.G.). He graduated (B.V.Sc.&A.H.) from College of Veterinary Science & A.H., Anjora, Durg (C.G.), obtained M.V.Sc.and Ph.D. in Poultry Science from IVRIDU, Izatnagar (U.P.) and PGDAEM from MANAGE, Hyderabad securing 1st rank. He has joined the post of Assistant Professor in the Department of Instructional Livestock Farm Complex at College of Veterinary Science and A.H., Anjora, Durg on 29 June, 2012 under Chhattisgarh Kamdhenu Vishwavidyalaya, Durg, securing 1st rank in the Assistant Professor selection. Before joining CGKV, he has also worked as a Veterinary Assistant Surgeon in Livestock Development Department, Govt. of Chhattisgarh from 06.01.2010 to 28.06.2012, securing 1st rank in Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission. He has been also awarded ICAR JRF AIR 13th (2008) and ICAR SRF AIR 1st (2011). He has been also qualified mains examination for ASRB in the year 2012 and 2015. He has also received State level Krishi Shiromani Award from honourable Governor of Chhattisgarh state in the year 2015. He has received National award of Dr. D. Choudhary best Ph.D. thesis from Indian Poultry Science Association in the year 2019. He has also received best poster and oral presentation awards in different conferences. He has acted as additional charges as Officer Incharge of Bull Mother Experimental Farm Livestock unit (3 years), Fodder unit (1 year), Poultry farm (3 years), Establishment section (3 years), Technical Officer to Dean (3 years), Vehicle Section (3 years), Garden section (3 years), PRO (3 years) and Guest House (1 year). He has published Books-4, Practical manuals-13, Research articles-72, Abstracts-46, Popular articles-18, Technical bulletins-7, Leaflets/ Pamphlets/ Folders-34, etc. He has also worked as PI in NIF, DST, Co-PI one in BARC, three ICAR (AICRP in cattle, TSP Kadaknath and TSP Baster) and one NIF funded project. He has also worked as organizer; convenor and co-organizer in 43 trainings programmes including Skill India programme. He has also worked as a Nodal Officer NISAGENT, Convenor in Animal Science Information Centre of CGKV, Durg and Nodal Officer for Skill India programme of Government of India. He has also acted as Co-organizing and Finance Secretary in XXXVI IPSACON-2019.
Dr. Shailendra Kumar Tiwari, Dean, College of Veterinary Science & A.H., Anjora, Durg and the former Director Instructions, Chhattisgarh Kamdhenu Vishwavidyalaya, Durg (CG) and Professor and Head, Department of Veterinary Surgery and Radiology was born on 1st June, 1962 at Maihar, District Satna (M.P.). Dr. Tiwari obtained his B.V.Sc. & A.H. and M.V.Sc. and A.H. degree from Jawaharlal Nehru Krishi Vishwavidyalaya, Jabalpur (M.P.) in 1983 and 1988 respectively with the Gold Medalist in both the degree. Dr. Tiwari obtained his Ph.D. degree in 1996 from G.B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar, Uttarakhand under the guidance of renowned Surgeon Prof. (Dr.) Amresh Kumar and received “Jawaharlal Nehru Award” of ICAR for Best Ph.D. thesis in 1998. Dr. Tiwari started his service career as Veterinary Officer in 1985 and became Professor and Head in 2003, where he was continuing before selection on the Post of Director Instructions in 2014. Dr. Tiwari joined the post of Dean on 12 March, 2020. During the academic Dr. Tiwari is recipient of many awards viz. University Gold Medal for B.V.Sc. & A.H. and M.V.Sc. & A.H. degree. R.K. Gambheer Gold Medal, Behre Gold Medal, Patwardhan Gold Medal, Jawaharlal Nehru Award, ICAR Junior fellowship, ICAR Senior fellowship, Common wealth fellowship, etc. Dr. Tiwari has 32 years experience of teaching, research and extension work in the field of Veterinary Science. He has guided 29 M.V.Sc. and 1 Ph.D. student. Dr. Tiwari has done pioneer work on “Reversal of anaesthesia in large animals after surgery to avoid prolong recumbency”. For this work he was awarded “Jawaharlal Nehru Award” by ICAR, New Delhi. Dr. Tiwari is recipient of several other awards viz. Best Teacher Award, Bharat Jyoti Award, A.K. Bhargava Memorial Award, Pashudhan Silver Jubilee Award, Krishi Shiromani Award, Fellow of NAVS, Fellow of ISVS, etc. Dr. Tiwari was the Principal Investigator of an ICAR sponsored adhoc project on Urolithlasis in animals with a total outlay of 27.85 lakhs. Dr. Tiwari has high scientific temperament and published 269 research papers in reputed journals of India and abroad. Dr. Tiwari is a member of Academic Council, Administrative Council and Executive Council of CGKV, Durg from the last 4 years. He was also member of Governing Council of NAVS for 3 years. Dr. Tiwari has published a book entitled “Text book of Aneasthesia and Anaglesia” published by New Delhi publisher, New Delhi in 2018.