Prof. V. Chengalva Rayulu

Associate Dean
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Qualification : M.V.Sc., Ph.D.


Prof. V. Chengalva Rayulu assumed charge as Associate Dean, College of Veterinary Science, SVVU, Garividi on 21st September 2020. He has 23 years of experience in teaching, research, and extension. Before joining SVVU, he served in the Poultry industry and Department of Animal Husbandry for 7 years. Dr Rayulu made significant contributions in the field of Veterinary Parasitology. He developed a monoclonal antibody-based test kit (TE-LAT) a breakthrough in the diagnosis of Surra disease in India and is in use for the last 15 years. He carried out research projects funded by ICAR, DBT and RKVY, published 72 research articles in various Nationally and Internationally reputed journals and his h-index is 13 with more than 500 citations. He guided 3 PhD and 7 MVSc students as a Major Advisor. He organized symposia, animal health camps, rhythu sadassu and delivered talks in radio and TV. Besides teaching, research, and extension discharged administrative duties as NSS Program Officer, Warden, Officer on Academic Matters, Officer in Charge of Student Activities and Officer in Charge for transport. He received ‘Antonie van Leeuwenhoek Research Award in Parasitology’, State Best Teacher Award from the Govt. of Andhra Pradesh, and National Fellow of Indian Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Parasitology.