Dr. D.N. Desai

Dr. Deepashree N. Desai M. V. Sc.
      Assistant Professor 
  • M. V. Sc. in Poultry Science with First Class fromBombayVeterinaryCollege,Mumbai,India.
  • Completed 8 various advance courses and trainings on Poultry Science.
  • National Eligibility Test qualified
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Education Management
Academic Experience:
Assistant Professor of Poultry Science : 9 years
Administrative Experience 
1. Coordinatoe, Internationsl Relations & Programs, Bombay Veterinary College
2. Member, Examination Committee, Bombay Veterinary College
3. Member, Thesis Varification Committee & Results, Academic Cell, Bombay Veterinary College
4. Coordinator, Layer Production, Entrepreneurship Development Program, Bombay Veterinary College
  • The first veterinarian to complete Post graduate Diploma in Education Management.
  • Worked as Examiner for MPSC.
  • Worked as Coordinator, International Relations Program forBombayVeterinaryCollege.
  • Actively involved in conducting 22 Short term Poultry Training Programs and 526 people have been trained.
  • Published 66 extension articles in ‘Agrowon’, A Marathi daily news paper as series.
  • Actively involved in conducting 9 Earn While Learn Schemes for undergraduate and post-graduate students and 481 students have taken advantage of this scheme.
  • Actively involved in Introducing technology for production of other species and pet birds in the Department of Poultry Science, BVC.
  • Actively involved in designing Post Graduate Diploma in Poultry Science.
  • Actively involved in designing undergraduate and post graduate lecture & practical schedules for Poultry Science.
  • Actively involved in designing Practical Manual & Question Bank for Avian Production and Management, LPM – 322.
  • Actively involved in designing the syllabus for LPM-222 and lecture and practical schedules of LPM- 211, LPM-221 and LPM-222.
  • Working as Member, Examination Committee ofBombayVeterinaryCollege.
  • Prepared and uploaded presentations of lectures and practical for undergraduate students on intranet of BVC. 
  • Books/ Chapters in books  : 1 (International)
  • Production of Film  :  1
  • Booklets/ Manuals  : 3
  • Research papers in scientific journals   : 20
  • Papers presented in conferences and seminars   : 30
  • Extension publications   : 85
  • Radio talks   : 14
 Co-curricular Activities:
Organizing Ability:
  •  Event Manager for 26th Annual Conference & National Symposium of IPSA, IPSACON -2009 at Mumbai.
  • Poultry Training for Iraqi Professors in 2008 at Mumbai.
  • Convener, Students Program during international exhibitions ILDEX 2009 atNew Delhi.
  • Working as committee member for organizing Students’ Program during International Livestock and Dairy Expo – ILDEX 2008 to be held at New Delhion 22nd to 24th August 2008.
  • Worked as committee member for organizing ‘Industry Awareness and Interaction Program for Students’ during Indian Animal Industry Exhibition IAI 2007, held at New Delhion 16th to 18th August 2007. 40 students from 20 different Veterinary Institutes all over the country have participated in this event
  • Worked as committee member for organizing Students’ Program during International Livestock and Dairy Expo – ILDEX 2006 held at New Delhion 27th to 29th August 2006. 23 students from 12 different Veterinary Institutes all over the country have participated in this event.
  • Actively involved in organizing ‘Poultry Industry & Scientists’ Meet’ at BombayVeterinaryCollegeon 26th June 2006.
  • Actively involved in organizing Poultry Scientists’ & Farmers’ Meet on ‘Recent advances in poultry nutrition, disease control and marketing’ at Bombay Veterinary College on 9th July 2004.
  • Worked as Member of the Students’ Youth Program Committee of the World’s Poultry Congress – 1996,New Delhi.
  • Worked on various committees for various conferences held atBombayVeterinaryCollege. 
Participation in Conferences and Seminars:
  • Attended and presented a paper at Annual Meeting of American Poultry Science Association atUSAin 2010 and 2011.
  • Attended and presented papers at the Annual Conference organized by Indian Poultry Science Association at Chennai in 2010, Anand in 2008,Hyderabadin 2005, Palampur in 2004, Chennai 2000.
  • Participated in the AGM & National Symposium on ‘Energizing India – A challenge to livestock industry’ organized by CLFMA of India on 26th August 2006 at Manesar, Haryana.
  • Attended and presented paper at the South Asian Regional Poultry Conference at Pune in 2001.
  • Attended World’s Poultry Congress atNew Delhiduring 1996. 
Participation in Agriculture and Livestock Exhibitions:
  • Attended and worked as raporteur for technical sessions during 6th All India Poultry Exhibition atNasik organized by Poultry Punch Publications (I) Pvt. Ltd. on 7-8 January 2005.
  • Participated in 7th Agricultural Science Congress Agro- industry Exhibition at Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth, Pune in 2005.
  • Participation in Livestock and Poultry Exhibition at Kagal in 2004 and worked as poultry judge during the show.
  • Participated in Yashwant Agricultural and Livestock Exhibition at Karad in 2004 and worked as Poultry Judge during the livestock & poultry show.
  • Participated in Expovet 2003, Livestock and Poultry show held atNagpurorganized byMaharashtraAnimal & FisherySciencesUniversity. The Department of Poultry Science,BombayVeterinaryCollegewon the First Prize for Best Poultry Birds in Exhibition.
  • Actively involved in organizing Hands on Training on Poultry Production Exhibition at Department of Poultry Science, BombayVeterinaryCollegeon occasion of World Veterinary Day celebrations on 28th April 2007. 
Other Co-curricular Activities:
  • Worked as member of Editorial Board of Vetline – News Bulletin of Bombay Veterinary College since 2005.
  • Participated in NSS programme organized by Kokan Krishi Vidyapeeth, Dapoli.
  • Completed Horse Riding Course at Amateur Riders’ Club at Mumbai.
  • Contributed in hatching of Emu chicks for Jijamata Zoo, Mumbai and specially appreciated by Additional Municipal Commissioner, Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai.
  • Life member of Indian Poultry Science Association.
  • Member of World Poultry Science Association.