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Dr. Mukesh Bhakat (B.V.Sc. & A.H., M. V. Sc., Ph.D.)


Present address:
Asst. Professor
Deptt. of Livestock Production and Management
D.U.V.A.S.U.
Mathura
Uttar Pradesh, India.
Email: bhakat.mukesh@gmail.com
deep2005raj@gmail.com

Personal details:
Date of birth : 25th October, 1978.
Marital status : Single.
Languages known : English, Hindi, Bengali.
(Read and Write)
Hobbies : Playing Indoor and outdoor games and drawing.
Permanent address:
S/o – Shri Harinarayan Bhakat
P.O.: Dhuliyan
Dist.: Murshidabad,
West Bengal
Pin 742202
Corresponding address:
S/o – Shri Harinarayan Bhakat
P.O.: Dhuliyan
Dist.: Murshidabad,
West Bengal
Pin 742202

ACADEMIC ACCOMPLISHMENTS:

    Ph D (Dairying) in Livestock Production and Management from National Dairy


Research Institute (NDRI), Karnal. INDIA, Completed in 2008
 Master of Science (Dairying) in Livestock Production and Management from
National Dairy Research Institute (NDRI), Karnal. INDIA, Completed in 2004
 Bachelor of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry from W.B.U.A.F.S,
Kolakata, India. Completed in 2002.
AREA OF INTEREST:
Male reproduction, Semen biology, organized farm management (Livestock and
Poultry), teaching and research.

DOCTORAL (Ph.D.):
August 2004 to 2008: Ph.D. (Livestock Production and Management), National Dairy
Research Institute (ICAR), Karnal.
One-year course work includes exposures to various subjects such as Advances in
animal ethology, Ecological aspects of animal production, bio techniques in animal
production, advances in animal management, integrated crop and livestock management
system, dairy business management and use of Software Package for Scientific Data
Analysis.
PhD Thesis Topic:
“Studies on Low Grade Ejaculates for Augmenting Semen Quality and Preservability
in Dairy Bulls”.
Objectives:
1. To study seasonal and managemental factors influencing semen production in
dairy bulls.
2. To study suitable intervention in semen processing techniques for improving
quality and preservability of low-grade ejaculates.
Masters (M.V.Sc.):
2002 to 2004 from NDRI, Karnal, Haryana. The course work included during the
study is Livestock management, Reproduction management, Livestock housing and
management, Farm management economics, Research documentation, Livestock behaviour,
Animal health management, Nutrient requirements of ruminants, Environmental physiology,
Physiology of lactation, Statistical methods, Introduction of scientific programming
languages, Applied animal breeding, Forage production and conservation, Animal feed
technology, Linear programming and research techniques.

Research project (M.V.Sc):


“Body Condition Scoring System and Its Relationship with Productive Performance
of Murrah Buffalo and Crossbred Cows”.
Objectives:
1. To study the body condition score and its relationship with body weight and body
measurements.
2. To study the effect of parity and stage of lactation on BCS.
3. To study the relationship between body condition score and milk yield, milk fat and
SNF.
Educational qualification:
Year of University
Degree OGPA/% Subject studied
passing /Institution
Ph.D.
(Livestock All courses
National Dairy
Production 2008 7.9/10.0 recommended by
Research Institute
and ICAR
Management)
M.V.Sc.
(Livestock All courses
National Dairy
Production 2004 7.9/10.0 recommended by
Research Institute
and ICAR
Management)
W.B. University of
B.V.Sc.& Veterinary And
2002 61.37 Animal & Fishery
A.H. Animal Sciences
Sciences
Phys, Chemistry, W.B.Council of
Higher
1997 70.10 Mathematics, Higher Secondary
Secondary
Biology Education
Beng, Eng, Phys,
Geogrphy, History W.B.Board of
Matriculation 1995 73.67
Mathematics, Life Secondary Education
Sci, Biology

Details of Present employment


Date of joining as Assistant Professor : Forenoon, 3rd Sep., 2007.
Order No. & Date : Univ. order No.123 (Est) of 2007, Dated-
08/03/2007.
Scale of pay : UGC pay scale Rs. 8,000-275-13,500, plus
allowances
Place of Posting : Division of Livestock Production &
Management, F.V.Sc. & A.H., Shuhama,
Date of Resignation from the post : 15th June, 2009

Date of joining as Assistant Professor Forenoon, 16th June 2009


At D.U.V.A.S.U., Mathura

TEACHING
A. Teaching UG: S.K.U.A.S.T., Srinagar
Course No Title Credit hours Intructor/
Co-instructor
AUTUMN 2007
LPM-111 General Livestock Management. 1+1=2 Co-Instructor
LPM-311 Swine/Camel/Equine/Yak Production and 1+1=2 Co-Instructor
Management.
SPRING 2008
LPM-321 Sheep and Goat Production and 1+1=2 Co-Instructor
Management.
AUTUMN 2008
LPM-321 Sheep and Goat Production and 1+1=2 Co-Instructor
(Special offer) Management.
LPM-311 Swine/Camel/Equine/Yak Production and 1+1=2 Co-Instructor
Management.
LPM-113 Introductory Animal Science 2+1=3 Co-Instructor
(For B.Tech
students)

B. Post graduate Teaching


Course No Title Credit hours Intructor/
Co-instructor
AUTUMN 2007
LPM-601 Housing & Equipment for Livestock and 2+1=3 Co-Instructor
poultry.
SPRING 2008
LPM-602 Economics & Marketing of livestock and 2+1=3 Co-Instructor
poultry
AUTUMN 2008
LPM-601 Housing & Equipment for Livestock and 2+1=3 Co-Instructor
poultry.

Courses designed

 Assisted HOD LPM in preparation of course outlines and syllabi for PG


programme in Livestock Production & Management.

RESEARCH
Title Capacity Funding agency Status
Effect of supplementation of Co- SKUAST-K On going
probiotic and enzyme on the Investigator
performance of vanaraja birds.
Effect of single cell protein Co- SKUAST-K On going
supplementation on the Investigator
performance of broilers.
Study of poultry farming Co- SKUAST-K On going
practices in Ganderbal district. Investigator

TEACHING at D.U.V.A.S.U., Mathura


INVOLVEMENT IN EXTENSION TRAININGS:

1. Bhakat, M. “Selection of cow” presented at Cattle Research station, Manasbal,


SKUAST-K on Short term training programmed for farmers/Unemployed youth on
Dairy production and Management (2008).
2. Bhakat, M. “Preparation of project on dairy farming” presented at Cattle Research
station, Manasbal, SKUAST-K on “Short term training programmed for
farmers/Unemployed youth on Dairy production and Management” (2008).
3. Bhakat, M. “Prospects of livestock production in Hills”. Presented at training
programme on livestock management in hills, SKUAST-K, NAIP-3SRLS, F.V.Sc. &
A.H. on 18th to 24th March 2009.
4. Bhakat, M. “Clean milk production” presented at Veterinarians training programme,
sponsored by ATMA, at D.U.V.A.S.U., Mathura (2010).
5. Bhakat, M. “Care and management of Heifer parous and parturient cow” presented at
Veterinarians training programme, sponsored by ATMA, at D.U.V.A.S.U., Mathura
(2010).

Symposium and Seminar attended:


• Attended National symposium on characterization, conservation and sustainable use
of animal genetic resource biodiversity (March 3-4, 2006) at NBAGR, Karnal.
• Attended Symposium on frontiers in reproduction: concepts and applications in
genomic era & 16th annual meeting of ISSRF (Feb 23-25, 2006) at NDRI, Karnal.
• Seminar on Backyard poultry farming for women empowerment and nutritional
security cum scientists- poultry farmers meet, Organized by Division of LPM, F.V.Sc.
& A.H., on Oct 26-27, 2007.
Training/ Workshop attended:
• Two days Workshop cum training on “E-learning: Tools and Practices” Organized by
Bioinformatics centre, in collaboration with DBT, Ministry of science and technology,
GOI on 25-26th March, 2008.
• Three days Workshop on “Conflict Animal Management and Rehabilitation”
Organized by WTI and IFAW in collaboration with SKUAST-K and Department of
Wildlife Protection, Govt. of J&K, held at Srinagar, J&K, from 25-27th Feb, 2009.
• IVRI
Awards:
• Qualified NET (ASRB).
• Recipient of junior Institutional Scholarship during M. V. Sc.
• Recipient of senior Institutional Scholarship during Ph. D.

Publications:
Review paper:
M. Bhakat, T.K. Mohanty, A.K. Gupta and V.S. Raina. 2009. Effect of Season and
Management on Semen Quality of Breeding Bulls- A Review. Agricultural Review
30: 79-93.
Mondal, G., Sirohi, S.K. and Bhakat, M. 2008. Fat supplementation to dairy animals- A
Review. Accepted to Indian Journal of Dairy Science.(Accepted).
H. M. Khan, M. Bhakat, T.K. Mohanty, V.S. Raina, A.K. Gupta and M.S. Mir. 2009.
Peripartum reproductive disorders in buffaloes- an overview. Vets Scan
(www.vetscan.co.in) 4(2):38.
H. M. Khan, M. Bhakat, T.K. Mohanty, V.S. Raina, A.K. Gupta and M.S. Mir. 2009. Effect
of dietary protein and energy supplementation on peripartum reproductive
performance of buffaloes/dairy animals. Indian Dairy Man.(Accepted)

Book Chapter:
M.T. Banday and M. Bhakat (2009). “Raising Livestock” In Peri-Urban Agriculture
Agriculture by Twenty20 and Beyond. APH Publishing Copporation, New Delhi, pp-
239-261.

Manual

Bhat, G.A., Banday, M.T., Bhakat, M., Khan, A.A., Shenaz, S. and Raquib, M. 2008-2009.
A manual on General Livestock Management (LPM-111).

Abstracts published at various seminars/workshops/symposia


M.T. Banday, G.A. Bhat, M. Bhakat, S. Shenaz and M. Raquib (2008). Effect of fumeric
acid supplementation on the performance of broiler chicken. IPSACON on Poultry
production in India: Threats and Oppertunities, December 10-12, pp. 416.
M.T. Banday, S. Shenaz and M. Bhakat Participation characteristics of poultry farming
training programme. IPSACON on Poultry production in India: Threats and
Oppertunities, December 10-12, pp. 517.
M.T. Banday, M. Bhakat and S. Shenaz Role of backyard poultry farming in supplementing
income and nutritional security in Kashmir valley. IPSACON on Poultry production
in India: Threats and Oppertunities, December 10-12, pp. 520.
M.T. Banday, M. Bhakat and S. Shenaz A study of marketing broiler chicken in Srinagar
city. IPSACON on Poultry production in India: Threats and Oppertunities, December
10-12, pp. 553.
G.A Bhat, A. A. Khan, M.Raquib, S.Shahnaz, Sarfaraz A. Wani, M.T.Banday and M.Bhakat
Performance of Vanraja Bird under Agro- Climatic Conditions of Kashmir.
IPSACON on Poultry production in India: Threats and Oppertunities, December 10-
12, pp. 518.
M. Bhakat, T.K. Mohanty, A.K Gupta, V.S. Raina and Mondal, G. (2008). Effect of HS &
BQ on various semen characteristics of Sahiwal bulls. 49th International Symposium
on Microbial Biotechnology: Diversity, Genomics and Metagenomics. November 18-
20, MV-436.
M. Bhakat, T.K. Mohanty, V.S. Raina and A.K Gupta (2008). Effect of Triovac vaccine on
semen quality parameters in Holstein Friesian Crossbred (KF) bulls. International
Livestock and Dairy Expo, 22-24 August, pp-41, Pragati Maidan, New Delhi.
Bhat, G.A., Khan, A.A., Banday, M.T., Raquib, M. and Bhakat, M. 2008. Wet food for
commercial broilers. 4th JK Science Congress, JKSC-08, 12th to 14th November, pp-85.
M. Bhakat, T.K. Mohanty, V.S. Raina, A.K Gupta and A.K. Mohanty (2007). Effect of
filtration of low grade ejaculates on semen quality parameters at refrigerated
temperatue (4-7OC). XXIII Annual convention and national symposium, 7th -9th
December, pp-242, OUAT, Bhubaneswar. (Paper presented)
M. Bhakat, T.K. Mohanty, V.S. Raina, A.K Gupta and A.K. Mohanty (2007). Effect of
filtration of low grade ejaculates on semen quality parameters during different stages
of cryopreservation. XXIII Annual convention and national symposium, 7th -9th
December, pp-242, OUAT, Bhubaneswar. (Paper presented)
M. Bhakat, T.K. Mohanty, V.S. Raina and A.K Gupta (2007). Incorporating additives for
improving the preservability of semen at refrigerated temperatue (4-7OC). XXIII
Annual convention and national symposium, 7th -9th December, pp-243, OUAT,
Bhubaneswar. (Paper presented)
M. Bhakat and Charan Singh, 2006. Body condition scoring system and its relationship with
productive performance of murrah buffalo and crossbred cows. National seminar on
Artificial Insemination: Acceptability, Impact, Constraints and Solutions (12-13
October). Pp- 285.
Chowdhry, N.R., Bhakat, M. and Shiv, P. 2006. Economic importance of livestock in rural
livelihood of Thar desrt. National symposium on role of animal genetic resources in
rural livelihood security at Ranchi (Feb, 8-9, 2007). 238-239.
Abstract accepted:

Bhakat, M., Mohanty, T.K., Raina, V.S. and Gupta, A.K. Performance of Karan Fries bulls
regarding expected frozen semen dose production. 4th JK Science Congress, JKSC-
08.

Bhakat, M., Mohanty, T.K., Raina, V.S. and Gupta, A.K. Inter-relationship among
temperature humidity index and seminal attributes of Karan Fries and Murrah buffalo
bulls. 4th JK Science Congress, JKSC-08.

Bhakat, M.; Mohanty, T.K.; Raina, V.S., Bhat, G., Banday, M. T. and Mondal, G. Effect of
triovac vaccination on various semen characteristics of sahiwal bulls. 4th JK Science
Congress, JKSC-08.

M.T. Banday, G.A. Bhat, S. Shenaz and M. Bhakat. Effect of varying dietary protein levels
on the performance of Kroiler chicken. 4th JK Science Congress, JKSC-08.

M.T. Banday, G.A. Bhat, S.Shahnaz and M. Bhakat. Influence of feeding processed
silkworm pupae meal on the performance of broiler chicken. 4th JK Science Congress,
JKSC-08.

Article published in Training programme and seminar:


Mukesh Bhakat, T.K. Mohanty and A.K. Gupta, (2006). Quality germplasm- Different
filtration techniques for improving the poor quality semen of dairy bulls. National
training programme on advanced animal breeding technologies for improvement of
livestock (17 March- 06 April, 2006). 155-158.
M. Bhakat, T.K. Mohanty, V.S. Raina, A.K. Gupta, G.A. Bhat, A.A. Khan (2008). Cryo-
preservation of bovine semen- certain issues. National training programme on Assited
reproduction and management technologies for genetic improvement of livestock (25
March- 14 April, 2008). 162-168.
G. Mondal, B.K. Kakoti, M.S. Mir and M. Bhakat (2007). Backyard poultry: A boon to rural
economy., Seminar on Backyard poultry farming for women empowerment and
nutritional security cum scientists- poultry farmers meet, on Oct 26-27, pp-57-62.
Research Paper:

M. Bhakat , T.K. Mohanty, A.K. Gupta, V.S. Raina, B. Brahma.(2010) Effect of FMD
vaccination on semen quality parameters in Karan Fries and Murrah buffalo bulls.
Tropical Animal Health and Production.42: 1363-1366

M. Bhakat, T.K. Mohanty, V.S. Raina, A.K. Gupta and B. Brahma. (2010) Effect of
TRIOVAC vaccination on semen quality parameters in Karan Fries and Murrah
buffalo bulls. Indian Veterinary journal. (Accepted)

M. Bhakat , T.K. Mohanty, A.K. Gupta, V.S. Raina, G. Mondal and H.M. Khan. (2008)
Effect of FMD vaccination on various semen characteristics of sahiwal bulls.
Pakistan journal of agricultural sciences.45: 327-332.

S. Shanaz, G.A. Bhat, A.A. Khan, M.T. Banday, M. Bhakat and M. Raquib (2009). Effect of
Supplementation of Vitamin C (L- Ascorbic acid) on Broiler ration during winter
season. Poultry Punch: 18-19.
M.T. Banday, G.A. Bhat, S. Shahnaz and M. Bhakat. (2009). Influence of feeding processed
silkworm pupae meal on the performance of broiler chicken. Indian Journal of
Animal Nutrition.26: 292-295.
H. M. Khan, T.K. Mohanty, V.S. Raina, A.K. Gupta and M. Bhakat. Effect of Peripartum
Disorders on Reproduction Performance Traits in Murrah Buffaloes at an Organized
Farm. Accepted to Buffalo Bulletin.
M.T. Banday; M. Bhakat; G.A. Bhat and S. Shenaz. (2008) Profile of trainees involved in
poultry farming training. Poultry Line, December: 25-28.
Khan, A.A., G.A. Bhat, M.T. Banday, S. Shanaz, M. Raquib and M. Bhakat. (2008). Effect
of probiotic supplemented ration on the performance of White Pekin Ducks. Poultry
Punch, October: 35-38.
Mukesh, B.; Charan Singh and Chowdhry, N. R. 2008. Prediction of body weight on the
basis of body measurements in Karan Fries cows and Murrah buffaloes. Indian
Journal of Animal Research, 42(2): 116-118.
Chowdhry, N.R., Patel, J.B. and M. Bhakat. 2008. To study the adoption of milking and
health care practices of dairy animal under dairy Co-operative network of Banas milk
union of North Gujarat. Indian Journal of Animal Research. 42(2): 153-154.
Chowdhry, N.R., Patel, J.B. and M. Bhakat., 2006. An Overview of feeding, breeding and
housing practices of dairy animals under Milk Co-operative system in Banaskantha
District of North Gujarat Region. Dairy Planner, 5: 8-10.
Chowdhry, N.R., M. Bhakat. and Shiv, P. 2006. Economic importance of livestock in rural
livelihood of Thar desert. Livestock Line.

Popular article:
H.M. Khan, M. S.Mir, M. Bhakat, M. Mujafar. 2010. Management package for reducing
lamb mortality. Agrovet Buzz. Vol III, issue 3: 52-56.
G. Mondal, H.V. Singh, M.S.Mir, Faizan Ahmed, B.K. Kakati and M. Bhakat. 2010.
Vulture: A Bookish Bird for the New Generation. Agrovet Buzz. (accepted)
M.T. Banday, M. Bhakat and A. Hamid (2009). Avian Gout- Causes, Treatment and
Prevention. Poultry Line, 9(4):21-23.
M.T. Banday and M. Bhakat. (2008).The incredible egg. Poultry Punch, January: 25-29.
Azmat Alam Khan, M. Raqib, M. Bhakat and S. Shahnaz (2008). Drinking water quality for
poultry. Poultry Punch, 24(9):30-37.
Azmat Alam Khan, S. Shahnaz, M. Bhakat and M. Raqib (2008). Hatchery operations.
Poultry Punch, 24(9): 43-46.
G. Mondal, Faizan Ahmed, H.V. Singh, M.S.Mir and M. Bhakat. (2007). Prospects of dairy
farming in Ladakh. Indian Dairyman, 59 (9):53-55.
M.T. Banday and M. Bhakat Scientific Turkey Management. Accepted to Poultry World.
M.T. Banday, M. Bhakat and Dr. S. Shenaz. Blood transfusion in dogs. Accepted to Dogs
and pups.

Computer skills:
Well versed with MS OFFICE operation and also with analysis package tool (Systat).
References:
• Dr.T.K. Mohanty, Sr. Scientist, DCB Division, NDRI, Karnal, Haryana.
• Dr.V.S. Raina, Principal Scientist, DCB Division, NDRI, Karnal, Haryana.
• Dr.A.K. Gupta, Principal Scientist, DCB Division, Karnal, Haryana.
• Dr.S. Dey, Sr. Scientist, ABT Division, NDRI, Karnal, Haryana.

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