Vice - Chancellor

Dr H. D. Narayanaswamy

Designation and  Full address:
Vice Chancellor
KVAFSU, Nandinagar
PB No. 6, Bidar 585 401

Academic Qualifications:      M.V.Sc, Ph.D

Dr H. D. Narayanaswamy, Professor, Dept. of Veterinary Pathology, Veterinary College – Hebbal, Bengaluru of Karnataka Veterinary, Animal and Fishery Sciences University (KVAFSU), Bidar, Karnataka was born on 01st June, 1961. He obtained B.V.Sc and Masters (Veterinary Pathology) degrees from University of Agricultural Sciences – Bangalore (UAS-B) in 1987 & 1990 respectively. He accomplished his Post doctoral studies at Madras Veterinary College (TANUVAS), Chennai in 1999 with Gold medal.

He joined the academics as an instructor initially in 1991, at UAS-B, became Assistant Professor in 1996 and then promoted to Professor in 2006 at KVAFSU. During this period of his service, he functioned as Head of the Department at Hassan Veterinary College (KVAFSU) from 2010-2011 and at Veterinary College-Hebbal from 2013 to 2014. He also worked in various positions like University associate co-ordinator of examination, VCH-Bengaluru, Director of SC/ST cell, Associate Director of Research and member in Board of studies. He had a vast experience of 25 years in UG teaching, 20 years of PG teaching. Till date he has guided about 19 MVSc students and 10 Ph.D students in the capacity of Chairman and as a member for about more than 100 MVSc and Ph.D students. He published about 40 research and review articles in various reputed national and international journals. He had delivered many lectures and lead papers as a resource person in various workshops and conferences and entitled with many awards as like best poster presentation, young scientist award, Prof. Patri Rama Rao award for best Ph.D thesis and award for out-standing contribution to development of the Poultry Pathology. He also handled and successfully completed 6 research projects worth of around 6.5 crores, funded by various institutions of state and central government that has helped the department as well as established exclusively ICAR-NICHE area of excellence laboratory in Veterinary College-Hebbal. His projects and research findings have benefited, either directly or indirectly, the rural and farming communities, especially the poultry industry in Karnataka.