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Dr.Y.Hari Babu

M.V.Sc., Ph.D., FNAVS, MBA(PE), PGDEE, PGDBI.

Vice Chancellor

Dr.Y.Hari Babu, a proud alumnus of College of Veterinary Science, Tirupati assumed charge as Vice-Chancellor of the University on 17-04-2017.

He acquired his B.V.Sc degree (1974) and M.V.Sc (1980) in Veterinary Microbiology from College of Veterinary Science, Tirupati, and Ph.D. in Biotechnology from Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad.

He has also acquired MBA in Public Enterprise from Institute of Public Enterprises, Osmania University, Hyderabad, PG Diploma in Ecology and Environment from Indian Institute of Ecology and Environment, New Delhi and PG Diploma in Bioinformatics from Bioinformatics Institute of India.

Starting off his career as a Veterinary Surgeon, he had a vast experience of about 38 years in various capacities such as Professor & Head, Veterinary Microbiology for about 14 years, Deputy Chief General Manager (Quality Control) in Oral Polio Vaccine Unit, BIBICOL, Dean of Veterinary College, Bidar, University Librarian, Controller of Examinations and Director of Instruction (PGS) KVAFSU, Bidar. Immunology, vaccine development, and quality control are his special areas of interest and he has authored 5 books and published 106 publications of Research, Review, Clinical nature in national and international journals, 2 chapters besides 7 training manuals. He has guided 24 PG and 3 Ph.D. students as chairman of the advisory committee and is a Fellow of National Academy of Veterinary Sciences. He is the Founder Chief Editor of “Frontier Journal of Veterinary and Animal Sciences” an official Journal of Karnataka Veterinary, Animal and Fisheries Sciences University, BIDAR, Karnataka, India.

 

Education

1996 Ph.D (Biotechnology) Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad, India.
1980 M.V.Sc. (Veterinary Microbiology) Andhra Pradesh Agricultural University, College of Veterinary Science TIRUPATI, A.P. India.
1974 B.V.Sc Andhra Pradesh Agricultural University, College of Veterinary Science, TIRUPATI, A.P. India.
1993 M.B.A(PE) Institute of Public Enterprises, Osmania University, Hyderabad. India.
1998 P.G.D.E.E. Indian Institute of Ecology and Environment, New Delhi, India
2003 P.G.D.B.I. Bioinformatics institute of India, Noida, India

 

EMPLOYMENT

Experience total: 37 years 10 months

Experience at the University level: 21 years

Administration:   6 years 11 months

  1. Director of Instruction (PGS) KVAFSU, Bidar;   3 years 1 months (5-5-2011 to 30-06-2014)
  2. Dean, Veterinary College, Bidar:      3 years (25-9-2007  to 24-9-2010)
  3. Controller of Examination:      1 year (2009-2010)
  4. University librarian/c:      3 years 4 months (25-9-2010 to 30-06-2014)
  5. Officer on Special duty Vety.College, Athani:    1 year (2009-2010)

Teaching: 14 years 8 months

  1. Professor & Head, Dept.Veterinary Microbiology:  6 years 7 months (6-2-2001 to 24-9-2007)
  2. Professor & University Head, i/c  Veterinary Microbiology VC Bidar:  6 years ( 15-2-1995 to 5-2-2001)
  3. Associate Professor, Veterinary Microbiology,Bidar:  2 years Experiences in other Institutes/ organizations:           16 years 10 months
  4. Deputy Chief General Manager (Quality Control) in  Oral Polio Vaccine Unit(BIBCOL) :          10 Months (27-1-1993 to 31-11-1993 )
  5. Veterinary officer in Animal Health Centres and Veterinary biological and research institute,Hyderabad ( A H Department) :                    16 years (6-3-19976 to 31-3-1992 )

 

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

  1. Experience on isolation and characterization of mycoplasma spp.
  2. Production of monoclonal antibodies against Newcastle disease virus
  3. Experience on immunological, bacteriological  and biotechnological techniques
  4. Worked on immunomodulators against poultry
  5. Experience vaccine production and quality control of the vaccines
  6. Experience on different diagnostic kits
  7. Experience in biotechnological methods

 

AWARDS/FELLOWSHIPS/RECOGNITIONS

  1. Obtained most prestigious National Award “Shri Ramlal Agrawal National Award” (Cash prize, Gold medal and Citation) for the year 1994 by Indian Society for Veterinary Medicine for the Research work titled ‘Immunostimulating effect of Livol against Newcastle disease virus in chicken’.
  2. Research paper entitled “Study on the local immunity of Uterus against administration of Exapar® in post partum cows” authored by Koppad, K.K., Hari Babu, Y. and Honnappagol, S.S. has been adjudged as second best paper in scientific section of Veterinary science at the poster session at National Seminal on Quality Up gradation and safety aspects of dairy products, instituted by UAS, Dharwad, Veterinary College, Bidar and KMF and NABARD, held during 4-1- 2003 at Veterinary College, Bidar.
  3. National award and gold medal from the Indian Society for Veterinary Surgery  for the work on ,” Preseptal Orbital Cellulitis with or without Third eyelid Abscess : an emerging Disease of young buffaloes “ for the year 2003.
  4. Fellow of National Academy of Veterinary Sciences (FNAVS) awarded during the year 2006.
  5. Rashtriya Vidya Saraswati Puraskar Award Presented for outstanding achievements by the International Institute of Education & Management, New Delhi on 12th December 2007.
  6. Rashtriya Vidya Gaurav Gold Medal Award presented for outstanding achievements by the Indian Solidarity Council, New Delhi on 12th December 2007.
  7. Eminent Citizen of India Award for outstanding achievements from International Institute of Education & Management,New Delhi on 22-1-2008.
  8. Indira Gandhi Excellence Award for outstanding achievements from International Business Council , New Delhi on 11-2-2008.
  9. Reference Asia ,Asia’s who’s who of men and women of Achievement, 2011 by Rifacemento International

 

PUBLICATIONS

A total of 106 publications of Research, Review, Clinical articles have been published in both National and International Journals

Research Publications

National peer-reviewed research Journals :     50
International peer-reviewed research Journals :     11
Review/clinical/popular publications :     45

Books published   : 5   

  1. Veterinary Immunology: Basic Concepts and   Applications Published (2003) by Jaypee Brothers, New  Delhi. Rs. 225/-
  2. Textbook of Basic Immunological and Serological   Techniques Published (2004) by Academa Publishers, Delhi. Rs. 150 /-
  3. Avian Influenza(Bird flu)- An emerging Threat  Published (2008) by International Book Distributing Co, Lucknow  Rs 550/-
  4. Immunology of Animal Reproduction Published (2013) by New India Publishing Agency, New Delhi .Rs.990/-
  5. Characterization of Coagulase Negative Staphylococci from mastitis .Published (2012) by LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Germany.

Research notes/Abstracts published in Journals/Seminars/symposia/Conferences:

National level : 6
International level: 9
Chapters in book: 2
Training Manuals prepared: 7

 

CHAIRMAN AND MAJOR GUIDE for 24 M.V.Sc (Veterinary Microbiology )and
3 PhD students ( 2 in Veterinary Microbiology and one in Biotechnology )

 

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

  1. Member of Indian Veterinary Association.
  2. Life member of Indian Virology society.
  3. Life member of Indian Association of Veterinary Microbiologists, Immunologists and Infectious Diseases (IAVMI).
  4. Life member of Association of Teachers of University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad, Karnataka, India.
  5. Life member of A. P. Veterinary Association.
  6. Member of Karnataka Veterinary council (Regd. No. K.V.C. 3212)
  7. Member of central committee of IAVMI.
  8. Life member of Karnataka Veterinary, Animal and Fisheries Sciences University Teachers Association.
  9. Member of World’s poultry Sciences Association (India Branch).
  10. Life member of Tamilnadu Journal of Veterinary and Animal Sciences
  11. Indian Society for Veterinary Immunology and Biotechnology

 

WORKSHOPS/SYMPOSIS/CONFERENCES ATTENDED :
Attended and presented papers in 18 workshops/ Symposia/ Conferences at National and International level

 

EXTERNALLY FUNDED RESEARCH PROJECT

  1. Strengthening of Digital Library and Information Management under NARS (e.-Granth) worth of Rs. 14.33 lakhs funded by National Agricultural Innovation Project (NAIP) Component-1, 2013-14 (On going).
  2. Study on efficacy of Exapar® on the local immunity of uterus ,in relation to reproductive performance of postpartum cows Rs. 0.35 lakhs, funded by Dabur Ayurvet, New Delhi (Completed )
  3. Toxicological Evaluation of and Efficacy testing of certain Veterinary formulations of Indian immunologicals. Worth of Rs. 0.30 lakhs Funded by M/S Indian Immunologicals (Completed ).
  4. Evaluation of the safety and immunostatus of the cattle, calves vaccinated against Brucellosis with RB51 under field conditions. Worth of 0.48 lakhs funded by Intervet India Pvt.Ltd. Pune.(Completed ).
  5. Comparative efficacy of intrauterine herbal and other antimicrobial agents in buffaloes with retained foetal membranes worth of Rs. 0.57 lakhs funded by Dabur Ayurvet , New Delhi. (Completed).

I was actively involved in execution of the following projects as Dean of Veterinary College, Bidar of KVAFSU, Bidar

  1. RKVY funding to the clinical Departments of Veterinary College, Bidar worth of 211.0 lakhs funded by RKVY during 2009-10 (Completed).
  2. NAIP-Livelihood security through resource and entrepreneurship management in Bidar district sanctioned by NAIP-ICAR during 2008-09 and completed during 2011-12 worth Rs.194.83
ACADEMIC COMMITTEE AND ORGANISATION:Chairman and Member of several academic and other professional bodies.

 

CHAIRMAN

  1. Chairman of the Board of studies of the Animal Sciences in the Veterinary College, Bidar, Karnataka to discuss all the activities of the College, Bidar and submit to the Academic Council in the University.
  2. Veterinary College Hostel Supervisory Committee, Veterinary College, Bidar
  3. Post Graduate Programme (M.V.Sc. and Ph.D) of Veterinary College, Bidar Organization of post Graduate courses and Research Project for post graduates students in Veterinary Microbiology.
  4. Scrutiny and verification committees for UG & PG applicationsFor various recruitments in the university CAS applications,Scrutiny of applications for non teaching posts

 

MEMBER

  1. Member of the Academic Council of Karnataka Veterinary, Animal and Fisheries Sciences university,(KVAFSU)Bidar,t he highest Academic policy making body
  2. Member of the Research Council of Karnataka Veterinary, Animal and Fisheries Sciences university, Bidar,t he highest policy making body for Research activities in the University of KVAFSU, Bidar
  3. Member of the Extension Council of Karnataka Veterinary, Animal and Fisheries Sciences university, Bidar, the highest policy making body for Extension activities in the University of KVAFSU, Bidar
  4. Member of the Sports Council of Karnataka Veterinary, Animal and Fisheries Sciences university, Bidar, the highest policy making body for Sports activities in the University of KVAFSU, Bidar
  5. National Agricultural Research Project, University of Agricultural Science, Dharwad. Discuss Various Research Projects, Progress and Implementation of new research projects.
  6. Member of Advisory Committee of Post Graduate Programmes (M.V.Sc and Ph.D) of various departments
  7. Animal Ethics committee at Veterinary College, Bidar and N. K. J. Ayurvedic Medical College and P.G. Centre, Bidar
  8. Core group of Veterinary College, Bidar, for developmental activities of the Veterinary College, Bidar and subject matter policy decisions on annual basis for financial planning
  9. Member of the State Karnataka Veterinary Council, Karnataka Executive Committee
    ASRB selection committee as an expert
  10. Member of the Executive Committee of National Academy of Veterinary Sciences

 

FOUNDER CHIEF EDITOR of “Frontier Journal of Veterinary and Animal sciences” an  official Journal of Karnataka Veterinary, Animal and Fisheries Sciences University, BIDAR, Karnataka,India