Animal Science

INTRODUCTION

Department of Animal Science, College of Agriculture, Anand Agricultural University, Vaso is primarily involved in undergraduate and diploma teaching. Since its inception, offers undergraduates and diploma courses at College of Agriculture & Polytechnic in Agriculture, Vaso. Presently this department offers two undergraduate courses for B.Sc. (Hons) Agriculture as per fifth deans committee and two diploma courses of animal production for Polytechnic in Agriculture, Vaso. Along with teaching, this department is involved in research and extension activities of animal husbandry.

OBJECTIVES

  1. To impart under graduate teaching to B.Sc. (Hons.) agriculture students.
  2. To impart diploma teaching to Polytechnic agriculture students.
  3. To impart the practical exposure and technical guidance related to animal husbandry practices to students and farmers.
  4. To conduct the research or technical programme related to livestock production practices.

FACULTY INFORMATION

Dr. Mahendra N. Jegoda
Assistant Professor & Head
e-mail: drmnjegoda@aau.in
Mob. No.: 9428675853
Specialization: Livestock Production Management
Professional Resume 

ACTIVITIES

  • TEACHING

The faculty members of department take theory and practical classes for the following courses.

Diploma in Agriculture

Course No.

Credit

Course Title

LPM 2.1

2 + 1

Principles of Livestock Production and Management

LPM 5.2

1 + 1

Principles of Poultry Production and Management

B. Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture

Course No.

Credit

Course Title

LPM 5.1

2 + 1

Ruminant Production and Management

LPM 6.2

1 + 1

Poultry Production and Management

RAWEP

1 + 0

AH Exposure activities related RAWEP

 

  • RESEARCH

AGRESCO / Other Agency / PG Research

  1. 1.Adoption and Knowledge of clean milk production practices adopted by dairy farmers of Vaso taluka of Kheda district of Gujarat. (Status: Completed- Social Science AGRESCO- 2018)
  • EXTENSION

Training / Farmers Related / Activities:

 

Particulars

Date

Participants / Sponsoring authority

Delivered 3 lectures on “Clean milk production, Pashu poshan ane Silage nu mahtav” to trainee farmers

20/01/2020 to 22/01/2020

Organised by Nayab Kheti Niyanak (Talim), FTC, Thasra, Dist. Kheda at Vaso college.

Delivered a lecture on “Nafakarak Pashupalan” to farmers

22/07/2019

Organised by Project Directorate ATMA, Dist. Kheda at College of Agriculture, Vaso.

Delivered a lecture on Doubling income of farmers though animal husbandry

01/07/2019

Visit by ATMA F.I.G, Prerna Pravas of 45 farmers of Daskoi taluka at Vaso campus.

Delivered lecture on animal husbandry in Kharif Krushi Mahotsav-2019

17/06/2019

Farmers of Vaso taluka

Participated and delivered a lecture on doubling the income of farmers by 2022 in Kisan Kalyan Mahotsav-2018

02/05/2018

Farmers of Vaso taluka

Delivered a lecture on scientific management of new born calf to trainee farmers

06/02/2018

Farmers training organised by FTC, Thasra at Vaso campus

 

FACILITIES

Detail of the facilities available in department along with photographs

  1. For practical / Visual exposure to the students, Lab is facilitated with well labelled coloured Educational Charts and various animal management equipments / tools and animal models.
  2. Department laboratory is also equipped with advance teaching tools with Projector and computer and internet facility.

THRUST AREAS

PUBLICATIONS

Publications by the Faculty Members

Particulars

No. of Publ.

Research Papers in International Journal

01 

Research Papers in National Journals

04 

Books Chapters

01 

Popular Articles

01

 

ACHIEVEMENTS

Awards Won by the Faculty Members

 

CONTACT PERSON

DR. MAHENDRA N. JEGODA
Assistant Professor & Head
Department of Animal Science
College of Agriculture, AAU, Vaso
Mob. No.: +91 – 9428675853
e-mail: drmnjegoda@aau.in

 

 
 
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