• Bachelor of Veterinary Science (B.V.Sc.), Madras University, Chennai (Top 5%)
  • M.V.Sc. – Poultry Science, Andhra Pradesh Agricultural University- (University First Rank & gold medalist)
  • Ph.D.- Poultry Nutrition, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University- (University First Rank & gold medalist)
  • Post -Doctoral Fellow (P.D.F.)-Research in Foods & Feeds, University of Missouri, Columbia, USA (with FAO fellowship)

 Awards, Honors & Peer Recognitions:

  • Speaker’s Bureau – World’s Poultry Science Association
  • Senior Vice President, World’s Poultry Science Association (IB)
  • Fellow of the Food & Agriculture Organization (F.F.A.O.)
  • UNISEF / SCERT- Resource person in the UNISEF aided project
  • Editorial board member for 11 Poultry Science journals, including World’s Poultry Science Journal
  • FORMER Technical advisor to the “National Meat & Poultry Processing Board” Government of India, New Delhi
  • Received the “LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD’ from the Indian Poultry Science Association, based on my distinguished services rendered to the Poultry Science & the Poultry Industry during the last 4 decades
  • Vice President, Indian Poultry Science Association.
  • Fellow of National Academy of Agricultural Sciences (F.N.A.A.S.)
  • Fellow of National Academy of Veterinary Sciences (F.N.A.V.S.)
  • Won First Prize-National Biomass Utilization
  • Won CLFMA Award- (Compound Livestock Feed Manufacturers’ Association of India) “Certificate of Merit” for Distinguished Contribution to Livestock & Poultry Nutrition.
  • Visited 26 countries to participate in >50 International conferences to present invited / lead /research papers