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About Directorate of Research

Dr. SHIVSHANKAR M. USTURGE
M.V.Sc.,Ph.D.
DIRECTOR OF RESEARCH
KARNATAKA VETERINARY ANIMAL & FISHERIES SCIENCES UNIVERSITY
NANDI NAGAR BIDAR – 585401
Mail: drkvafsu@gmail.com           
Office No. 08482 -245002

Brief Citation

Born on 20th Sept. 1956 at Chakur Dist. Latur, Maharashtra, Dr. Shivshankar Madhavrao Usturge completed his primary and pre-university education at Latur. After obtaining B.V.Sc & A.H. in 1st division from Marathwada Agricultural University Parbhani in 1980, he completed his post graduation in Veterinary Surgery with 1st division from Bombay Veterinary College, Mumbai in 1982. After a brief service as house surgeon at Bombay Veterinary College, Mumbai, he joined as Assistant Professor at College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, M.A.U. Parbhani in October 1982. He continued his academic pursuance during his service and obtained Ph.D. degree from M.A.U. Parbhani in the year 1993. During the period form 1990-96 he served as Associate Professor, under M.A.U. Parbhani and Veterinary College Udgir. Upon his selection as Professor and Head, Dept. of Surgery and Radiology, Veterinary College, Bidar in 1996, he continued his services as University Head of the Department under UAS Dharwad  & KVAFSU, Bidar. He was elevated  to University  Officer and worked as  Director of Instruction (PGS), Dean, Veterinary College, Bidar under KVAFSU, Bidar from year 2006 till date. He is also worked as I/C Vice-Chancellor, Director of Research,  Controller of Examination & University Librarian under the University. He  has organized National Conference of ISVS as Organising Secretary during 2006 & National Agri. Uni. Sports as Vice Chairman of Organizing Committee during 2013 at Bidar. Besides having publisher over 81 researches and clinical article in journals of National and International repute and 89 abstracts in National and International Symposia / Seminar. Dr. S.M. Usturge is closely associated with various professional organizations at National level (Life member of 8 organizations). He is elected as Vice-President of Indian Society for Veterinary Surgery during year 2006. He has been member of advisory committee of 36 M.V.Sc. and 4 Ph.D. and guided 12 M.V.Sc. &1 Ph.D. as Major Advisor. He is recipient of two State and 14 National Awards. He has awarded Fellow of Indian Society of Veterinary Surgery (FISVS) and National Academy of Veterinary Sciences (FNAVS).