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XI Biennial Conference of Animal Nutrition Association

Reorienting Animal Nutrition Research in the Perspective of Farmers Welfare

Scientific Programme

The conference to be held over three days, will comprise of key note address, lead papers, technical sessions, scientist-industry-farmers interface covering relevant current aspects of animal nutrition research to envisioned that all the challenges and problems relevant to the proposed theme will find a solution through the exchange of experiences and scientific knowledge.

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Speakers List

Plenary Speakers

Dr. M. Blümmel

International Livestock Research Institute, Adis Ababa, Ethiopia

Dr. A. K. Srivastava

Agricultural Scientist Recruitment Board, New Delhi

Lead Speakers

Symposium-I: Feed Resource

Manju Wadhwa

GADVASU, Ludhiana

A. K. Srivastava

National Dairy Development Board, Anand

Avijit Dey

ICAR-Central Institute for Research on Buffaloes, Hisar

Asim K Mishra

ICAR-Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, Jhansi

Keshab Barman

ICAR-National Research Centre on Pig, Guwahati

Pratiksha Saxena

Gautam Buddha University, Noida

Symposium-II: Molecular Nutrition

D. T. Pal

ICAR-National Institute of Animal Nutrition and Physiology, Bengaluru

D. Nagalakshmi

PV Narsimha Rao Telangana Veterinary University, Hyderabad

Nitin Tyagi

ICAR-National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal

L. C. Chaudhary

ICAR-Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar

Mohan Mondal

ICAR-National Dairy Research Institute, Kalyani

Symposium-III: Feed Additives & Nutraceuticals

Chandra Sekhar

DSM Nutritional Products India Private Limited, Mumbai

A. K. Panda

ICAR-Central Institute for Women in Agriculture, Bhubaneswar

Atul Patil

Adisseo Animal Nutrition (India) Private Limited, Bengaluru

Veena Mani

ICAR-National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal

Symposium-IV: Farm Health & Farmers Welfare

Raghavendra Bhatta

ICAR-National Institute of Animal Nutrition and Physiology, Bengaluru

M. S. Kundu

ICAR-Central Island Agricultural Research Institute, Port Blair

A. M. Ganai

Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences & Technology of Kashmir, Srinagar

Vinod Kumar

DUVASU, Mathura

D. Bardhan

ICAR-Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar

Poonam Kataria

Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana

Symposium-V: Companiion Animal Nutrition

R. A. Legha

ICAR-National Research Centre on Equines, Hisar

Parimal Sardar

ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Education, Mumbai

K. G. Umesh

Mars India International, Hyderabad

K. Pasupathy

Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Chennai

P. Vasan

Veterinary College and Research Institute, Namakkal

R. S. Bhatt

Central Sheep and Wool Research Institute, Avikanagar

Day 1 - 19 November 2018 (Monday)
08:30-09:30 Registration
09:30-10:30 Plenary Lecture - 1 (BIT Auditorium)
  Chair: K Sharma, New Delhi

Co-Chairs: Rajan Gupta, New Delhi, SK Das, Bhubaneswar

Rapporteurs: G Alexander, Hyderabad, MR Chavda, Junagadh
Prof M Blümmel, Ethiopia
Animal nutrition approaches for profiteering livestock operations and sustainable rural livelihoods
11:00-12:00 Inaugural Function (BIT Auditorium)
12:00-12:30 High Tea
12:30-14:30 Symposium I & II (Parralel Sessions)
  Symposium I: Feed Resources (Hall 1, BVC)
  Chair: P. Biswas, Kolkata

Co-Chairs: TM Prabhu, Bengaluru, Neeta Agarwal, Izatnagar

Rapporteurs: Ravindra Kumar, Makhd'm, Sheetal Chopde, Nagpur
Manju Wadhwa, Ludhiana
Potential of fruit and vegetable wastes: an option for horizontal expansion of feed resource base
AK Srivastava, AnandFeed safety issues in smallholder food animal production setting
Avijit Dey, HisarEnhancing rumen function for efficient utilization of fibrous feeds and methane abatement from livestock
Asim K Misra, JhansiScope of increasing fodder quality through plant breeding approaches
Keshab Barman, GuwahatiAlternate feeds : a source of power for economic pig farming
Pratiksha Saxena, NoidaMathematical modeling and simulation tool development for animal diet formulation
  Symposium II: Molecular Nutrition (Hall 2, BVC)
  Chair: T Sharma, Bikaner

Co-Chairs: Madhu Mohini, Karnal, RK Sharma, Jammu

Rapporteurs: KY Deshpande, Parbhani, RK Mohanta, Cuttack
DT Pal, Bengaluru
Nutrigenomics for furthering the elucidation of physiological basis of mineral metabolism
D Nagalakshmi, HyderabadNutritional knowledge in improving immunity in farm animals
Mohan Mondal, KalyaniNutri-physiogenomic approaches for augmenting reproductive efficiency in dairy animals
Nitin Tyagi, KarnalUnderstanding nutrition from traditional to genome-based feeding
LC Chaudhary, IzatnagarMechanistic overview on implications of hindgut metabolism in ruminant health and production
14:30-15:15 Lunch
15:15-17:15 Technical Sessions I & II (Parralel Sessions)
  Technical Session I: Feeds, Feeding & Nutrition (FFN) (Hall 1, BVC)
  Chair: A Sahoo, Avikanagar

Co-Chairs: Navneet Saxena, Hisar, Sunil Jadhav, Izatnagar

Rapporteurs: D Medhi, Dirang, Mahesh Jawale, Nagpur
FFN-1, FFN-3, FFN-4, FFN-9, FFN-15, FFN-20, FFN-21, FFN-22, FFN-23, FFN-24, FFN-29,
FFN-30, FFN-31, FFN-35, FFN-36, FFN-39, FFN-45, FFN-47, FFN-54, FFN-67, FFN-68, FFN-69
  Technical Session II: Feed Additives & Micronutrients (FAM) (Hall 2, BVC)
  Chair: RK Dhuria, Bikaner

Co-Chairs: Amitav Dey, Patna, B Sahoo, Bhubaneswar

Rapporteurs: AK Pathak, Jammu, Atul P Dhok, Nagpur
FAM-1, FAM-4, FAM-8, FAM-12, FAM-22, FAM-26, FAM-33, FAM-35, FAM-39,
FAM-41, FAM-42, FAM-43, FAM-45, FAM-47, FAM-48, FAM-53, FAM-55, FAM-59, FAM-67, FAM-69
17:15-18:00 Tea Break & Poster Session I
  Poster Session I: Feeds, Feeding & Nutrition (FFN)
  Chair: Robin Bhuyan, Guwahati

Co-Chairs: GP Mandal, Kolkata, Nazim Ali, Meerut

Rapporteurs: Ajit Kumar, Meerut, Pramod Kumar, Pusa
FFN-2, FFN-5, FFN-6, FFN-7, FFN-8, FFN-10, FFN-11, FFN-12, FFN-13, FFN-14, FFN-16, FFN-17, FFN-18, FFN-19, FFN-25, FFN-26,
FFN-27, FFN-28, FFN-32, FFN-33, FFN-34, FFN-37, FFN-38, FFN-40, FFN-41, FFN-42, FFN-43, FFN-44, FFN-46, FFN-48, FFN-49,
FFN-50, FFN-51, FFN-52, FFN-53, FFN-55, FFN-56, FFN-57, FFN-58, FFN-59, FFN-60, FFN-61, FFN-62, FFN-63, FFN-64, FFN-65,
FFN-66, FFN-70, FFN-71, FFN-72, FFN-73, FFN-74
19:00-20:30 Cultural Program
20:30 onwards Conference Dinner
Day 2 - 20 November 2018 (Tuesday)
06:30-09:00 Visit to Patna Sahib
09:00-10:00 Breakfast
10:00-11:00 Plenary Lecture - 2 (Hall 1, BVC)
  Chair: K Pradhan, Bhubaneswar

Co-Chairs: Dalip Lal, New Delhi, K Sarjan Reddy, Tirupati

Rapporteurs: PK Malik, Bengaluru, P.K. Naik, Bhubaneswar
Prof AK Srivastava, New Delhi
Potential of dairy sector in India in boosting farmer's welfare
11:00-11:30 Tea Break & Poster Session II
  Poster Session II: Feed Additives & Micronutrients (FAM)
  Chair: JJ Gupta, Patna

Co-Chairs: HH Savsani, Junagadh, A Bharathidhasan, Vellore

Rapporteurs: M Choubey, Varanasi, Rajesh Nehra, Bikaner
FAM-2, FAM-3, FAM-5, FAM-6, FAM-7, FAM-9, FAM-10, FAM-11, FAM-13, FAM-14, FAM-15, FAM-16, FAM-17, FAM-18, FAM-19,
FAM-20, FAM-21, FAM-23, FAM-24, FAM-25, FAM-27, FAM-28, FAM-29, FAM-30, FAM-31, FAM-32, FAM-34, FAM-36, FAM-37,
FAM-38, FAM-40, FAM-44, FAM-46, FAM-49, FAM-50, FAM-51, FAM-52, FAM-54, FAM-56, FAM-57, FAM-58, FAM-60, FAM-61,
FAM-62, FAM-63, FAM-64, FAM-65, FAM-66, FAM-68, FAM-70, FAM-71
11:30-13:30 Symposium III & IV (Parralel Sessions)
  Symposium III: Feed Additives & Nutraceuticals (Hall 1, BVC)
  Chair: SP Tiwari, Durg

Co-Chairs: AK Tyagi, Karnal, SV Hosamani, Dharwad

Rapporteurs: SM Wankhede, Akola, DD Garg, Junagadh
Chandr Sakhar, Jaipur
Vitamins in practical dairy ration: potentials and constraints
AK Panda, BhubaneswarInfluence of early nutrition on productivity of broiler chickens
Atul Patil, BengaluruAmino acids balancing in dairy animals for better health and production
Veena Mani, KarnalPertinence of newer trace elements in the feeding and nutrition of farm animals
  Symposium IV: Farm Health & Farmers Welfare (Hall 2, BVC)
  Chair: MPS Bakshi, Ludhiana

Co-Chairs: M. Chandrasekhariah, Bengaluru, MK Ghosh, Kalyani

Rapporteurs: Yasir Afzal, Srinagar, VK Munde, Parbhani
R Bhatta, Bengaluru
Enteric methane amelioration using farmers’’ friendly feeding approaches
MS Kundu, Port BlairNicobari pig: an unexplored treasure for nutritional security to the Nicobari tribes of Nicobar group of islands
AM Ganai, SrinagarNutritional and socio-economical impediments in migratory small ruminants production system
Vinod Sidhu, MathuraFeeding indigenous cows for better health and production
Poonam Kataria, LudhianaLivestock sector of India: some reflections
D. Bardhan, IzatnagarRole of livestock in Indian economy with special reference to dynamics of economics of livestock production
13:30-14:30 Lunch
11:30-13:30 Symposium V & Technical Session III (Parralel Sessions)
  Symposium V: Companion Animal Nutrition (Hall 1, BVC)
  Chair: JV Ramanna, Tirupati

Co-Chairs: N Sridhar, Bengaluru, Asit Das, Karnal

Rapporteurs: Sachin Kumar, Karnal, Pankaj K Singh, Patna
RA Legha, Hisar
Fodders in equine nutrition: issues and solutions
KG Umesh, HyderabadFeeding and nutrition of cats: a different story
K Pasupathi, ChennaiOptimizing energy nutrition in dogs on homemade diets
Parimal Sardar, MumbaiNutrition of ornamental fish: existing and emerging concerns
P Vasan, NamakkalFeeding ornamental birds for health and welfare
RS Bhatt, AvikanagarNutritional management of rabbits for greater profitability
  Technical Session III: Nutrition, Health & Environment (NHE) (Hall 2, BVC)
  Chair: Ravindra Kumar, Patna

Co-Chairs: Manpal Sridhar, Bengaluru, Ranjan Kumar, Samastipur

Rapporteurs: PN Chaterjee, Kolkata, Muneendra Kumar, Mathura
NHE-2, NHE-12, NHE-14, NHE-16, NHE-17, NHE-19, NHE-20, NHE-25, NHE-28, NHE-29, NHE-35, NHE-36, NHE-37,
NHE-38, NHE-39, NHE-42, NHE-43, NHE-45, NHE-46, NHE-51, NHE-53, NHE-57
16:30-17:15 Tea Break & Poster Session III
  Poster Session III: Nutrition, Health & Environment (NHE)
  Chair: RK Sohane, Sabour

Co-Chairs: SK Verma, Meerut, RK Tiwari, Samastipur

Rapporteurs: Vinod Paswan, Varanasi, Runjun Dawara, Guwahati
NHE-1, NHE-3, NHE-4, NHE-5, NHE-6, NHE-7, NHE-8, NHE-9, NHE-10, NHE-11, NHE-13, NHE-15, NHE-18, NHE-21,
NHE-22, NHE-23, NHE-24, NHE-26, NHE-27, NHE-30, NHE-31, NHE-32, NHE-33, NHE-34, NHE-40, NHE-41, NHE-44,
NHE-47, NHE-48, NHE-49, NHE-50, NHE-52, NHE-54, NHE-55, NHE-56, NHE-58
17:30-18:30 General Body Meeting of ANA
19:30 onwards Cultural Program followed by Dinner
Day 3 - 21 November 2018 (Wednesday)
09:00-10:00 Breakfast
10:00-11:00 Workshop (Hall 1, BVC)
  Role of Industry in Defining Animal Nutrition Research in India
  Chair: DVR Prakash Rao, Chennai

Co-Chair: Dinesh Bhosale, Pune

Rapporteurs: Kaushalendra Kumar, Patna, Sharad Durge, Udgir
TK Walli, Karnal
The willingness of Indian feed industry to invest in R&D in India?
Naveen Kumar, FaridabadPreparedness of nutritionists for emerging concepts in feed processing
B Singh, ChandigarhDevelopment of Bovans White Robust - the most genetically advanced breed of layer bird
11:00-12:00 Open House (Hall 1, BVC)
  Animal Nutrition Research for Farmers Welfare
  Chair: TK Walli, Karnal

Co-Chair: VB Chaturvedi, Izatnagar

Rapporteurs: Sanjay Kumar, Patna, BK Ojha, Rewa
Panelists:SR Bhagwat, SK Nagar
Dharmedra Kumar, Banka (Sabour)
MS Meel, Udaipur
12:00-13:00 Plenary Session
13:00-14:00 Valedictory Session
14:00-15:00 Lunch
15:00 onwards Local Sight Seeing


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