Zoonoses and Food Safety, Ethnoveterinary Medicine Wound Healing
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Prevalence of Staphylococcus hyicus in dermatitic livestock from Assam (India) was reported.
Detection of Verotoxic Escherichia coli (VTEC) in foods of animal origin and human beings.
Survival of VTEC O111 and O157:H7 in red meat gravy and beef patties added with different biological and chemical preservatives.
Detection of different E. coli and Salmonella serotypes in chicken and pork.
Meat quality of pork and chicken in Greater Guwahati and Shillong.
Detection of tuberculosis in elephants.
Adulteration and pesticide residues of milk in Greater Guwahati area.
Drug development from natural sources against Mycobacterium spp.
Determination of water quality in organized and private livestock farms.
Active involvement in various extension programmes including public awareness on different zoonotic diseases and food hygiene through TV, NSS camps organized by Govt. of Assam, Associate Directorate of Extension and Associate Director of Students? Welfare, FVSc, AAU.
Inclusion of Professor & Head as Member to the State Animal Husbandry Department Advisory Committee by Govt. of Assam in 2007.
Preparation of 3 practical manuals on Milk Hygiene, Meat Hygiene, and Zoonoses and Human Health for the UG students.
Participation of faculty members in different International and National Conferences and Symposiums, National Seminars and Workshops.
The faculty member and PG student have been awarded best poster presentation in Annual Conference and National Symposium onNewer Strategies for the Diagnosis and Control of Zoonoses in 2005.
Fellow of IAVPHS has been awarded to the Faculty Member.
Award of Honour has been awarded to the Faculty members in different National Conferences.
Five PG students have cleared ASRB- NET since 2010
Compilation of practical manuals on Milk Hygiene, Meat Hygiene, Zoonoses and Human Health, Environment Hygiene and Veterinary Public health & Epidemiology for the UG students.
Eleven PG students have cleared ASRB-NET since 2010
One Ph.D student was awarded national Fellowship for Higher Education in 2015
One MVSc student was awarded PHFI Scholarship under RCBP in 2016
Every year MVSc and Ph.D students have been awarded with AAU Merit Scholarship
Recognition with certificate of appreciation for their involvement as core group members in PERIMILK study, Research Capacity Building for successful completion of externally funded research projects
Developing communication materials for clean milk production in peri-urban dairy farms
Developing communication materilas for biosecurity in livestock farms
Developing cmmunication materials for biosafety and biosecurity in laboratories
Active participation in extension programmmes including public awareness on different zoonotic disease and food hygiene and food safety through Tv, NSS camps organized by Govt. of Assam, Associate Directorate of Extension Education and Assocuate Director of Students Welfare, FVSc,AAU
Recipients of Award of Honour to the Faculty members in different National forums
Recipents of awards for the best poster presentation in different Conferences and Symposiums
Organized national Symposium on "one Health Harnessing Biotechnology for Addressing Veterinary and Biomedical concerns on Food Safety, Zoonoses and Environmental Sustainability" and XII Annual Conference of Indian Association of veterinary Public Health Specialists (IAVPHS) on 4th and 5th February,2014
Organizing Exhibition cum mock drill on "Disaster Management" to the PG students each year since 2014 in collaboration with NDRF
Organized Training on "Clean Milk production" to the small holder per-urban dairy farmes of kamrup (Metro) District on 09.09.2016 in collaboration with PHFI, Gurgaon
Organized Officers Meet on "PERIMILK Study on Small Holder Peri-Urban" Diary Farms on 24.10.2017
Organized Small holder Peri-Urban Diary Farmers Meet on "Safe Milk Production" on 30.10.2017
Extended technical support in organizing the "Writeshop on Accelerating Scientific Outputs" w.e.f 22.02.2018 to 25.02.2018 organized by ILRI
Organized "Workshop on veterinary and Medical Entomoogy and Molecular Methods for Diagnostics" from September 24.09.2018 to 27.09.2018
Awarness Camp on "Diseases Transmissible from pork/Pig to Man" held at Adaabarie Tea Estate, Tezpur on 02.11.2018
Extended technical support to "One Health Approcah for Control of rabies in India" on 25.01.2019 at Guwahati Medical College & Hospital, Bhangagarh,Guwahati,Assam
Extended technical support to one day workshop on "Animal Bite Management and Pre and Post Exposure Prophylaxis on Rabies" held at Department of Health & family Welfare, govt of Assam, khanapara under NRCP on 04.02.2019
Awarness camp on "Prevention and Control of Tuberculosis" held at Cinamara Tea Estate, Jorhat,Assam on 24.03.2019