Retired Professors

Past Professors information:
Dr. P.M. Puntambekar
Retd. Associate Dean
Graduated from City College, Hyderabad in the 1956 batch of B.V.Sc. & A.H. and  M.Sc (Agri.) in Animal Nutrition fromSardarPatelUniversity, Anand  in 1968. He obtained Ph. D. degree from Gujarat Agril. University in 1975. He was recipient of ICAR fellowship. He joined as Assistant professor in the Department of Animal nutrition,BombayVeterinaryCollege. He guided about 17 M.V.Sc. students of the Animal Nutrition discipline. He retired as Associate Dean of theBombayVeterinaryCollege.   He has about 30 scientific publications, 7 lead papers, 15 technical publications and about 10 T.V. and Radio programmes.  He was committee member of several Scientific Committees. He worked as external referee/ expert on the selection committee of the universities viz. J.N.K.V.V. (Jabalpur), A.P.AU. (Hyderabad), Dr.P.D.K.V. (Akola), M.K.V. (Parbhani), A.S.R.B. (I.C.A.R., New Delhi). He also worked as P.I. for the  A.I.C.R.P. on “Determination of the Availability of Animal Feed Resources…. Agril. By-products…Livestock and Poultry”. He undertook study tour ofU.S.A.under the INDO-USAID PROJECT – 1990 and visited Washington,Virginia, Auvurn (Albama),Texas,Minnessotta,NebraskaandIowain July-August, 1990
Dr. M. B. Patil :
Head of Department
Phone : 09821158517Email :
Qualifications –
Graduated from Bombay Veterinary College in 1974
M.V.Sc in Animal Nutrition from same college in 1976.
Obtained Ph. D. degree from Konkan Krishi Vidyapeeth, Dapoli (M.S.) in 1984. The topic of research for Ph. D. programme was “Performance of crossbred sheep on complete rations and improved pastures.” 
 Research and Teaching Activities-
  • After the completion of M.V.Sc., he joined Raymonds Sheep Research Centre for one year and thereafter joined the Department of Animal Nutrition at Bombay Veterinary College from July-1977. He retired in year 2010 as Head of the Departments of Animal Nutrition, Anatomy & Physiology, Bombay Veterinary College, Mumbai and he was also University Head of Animal Nutrition of Maharashtra Animal & Fishery Sciences University (MAFSU). He retired with 34 years of service in the Department of Animal Nutrition at Bombay Veterinary College during which he was engaged in U.G. & P.G. Teaching, Research and Extension activities of the Department.
  • He has worked as Scientist for 7 years in ICAR scheme “ Network Programme on Agricultural Byproducts as Animal Feed – Complete Feeds.” and as Principal Investigator on INDO – USAID Project of “Conversion of Biodegradable Animal Waste – Slaughter House By-products.”
  • Guided 30 M.V.Sc. & 2 Ph. D. students and co-guided 125 M.V.Sc. and 2 Ph.D. students.
  • Worked as Member of Task group to Review and Recommend Guidelines for Irradiation of Products, AERB, Mumbai and also on Panel of Experts for TIFAC, DST, New Delhi.
  Publications –
Presented 44 papers in international and national conferences and has 23 research publications & 8 lead papers