Dr. Percy Erach Avari

Dr. Percy Erach Avari M. V. Sc.
    Assistant Professor
  • M. V. Sc. in Poultry Science with First Class from BombayVeterinaryCollege,Mumbai,India.
  • Completed 4 various advance courses and trainings on Poultry Science.
  • National Eligibility Test qualified 
Academic Experience:
Assistant Professor of Poultry Science : 3 years
Administrative Experience:
  • Member, Study circle committee of BombayVeterinaryCollege.
  • Chairman, Charachar, Nature club ofBombayVeterinaryCollege. 
  • Worked as Veterinarian in the International Collaboration of Bombay Natural History Society’s Conservation efforts to save highly endangered Gyps species of vultures.
  • Published 66 extension articles in ‘Agrowon’, A Marathi daily news paper.
  • Delivered lectures on Vulture Conservation and Awareness amongst veterinarians in five districts ofMaharashtraStateviz.,Nagpur, Raigad, Sindhudurg, Sangli and Pune as a part of the Assistance to State for Control of Animal Diseases (ASCAD) Training of the field veterinarians in 2010 – 2011.
  • Actively participated in standardizing the technology for production of other species and pet birds in the Department of Poultry Science,BombayVeterinaryCollege.
  • Actively participated in conducting 6 Short term Poultry Training Programs wherein 140 people have been trained.
  • Actively participated in conducting 4 Earn While Learn Schemes for undergraduate and post-graduate students and 210 students have taken advantage of this scheme.
  • Actively participated in designing undergraduate and post graduate lecture & practical schedules for Poultry Science.
  • Actively participated in designing Practical Manual & Question Bank for Avian Production and Management, LPM – 322.
  • Prepared and uploaded presentations of lectures and practical for undergraduate students on intranet of BVC. 
  • Production of Film  :  1
  • Booklets/ Manuals  : 3
  • Research papers in scientific journals   : 15
  • Papers presented in conferences and seminars   : 10
  • Extension publications   : 70
  • Radio talks : 4 
Co-curricular Activities:
Organizing Ability:
  • Worked as committee member for organizing Students’ Program during International Livestock and Dairy Expo – ILDEX 2008 and 2009 atNew Delhi.
  • 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 Treasurer for the XXVI Annual Conference and National Symposium of Indian Poultry Science Association (IPSACON 2009) organized atBombayVeterinaryCollege, Parel, Mumbai in October 2009. 
Participation in Conferences and Seminars:
  • Participated in the Annual Research Seminar ofBombayNatural History Society in 2006.
  • Participated in the the XXVI Annual Conference and National Symposium of Indian Poultry Science Association (IPSACON 2009) held at Bombay Veterinary College, Parel, Mumbai.
  • Participated in the XXVII Annual Conference and National Symposium of Indian Poultry Science Association (IPSACON 2010) held atMadrasVeterinaryCollege, Chennai. 
Participation in Agriculture and Livestock Exhibitions:
  • Participated in 7th Agricultural Science Congress Agro-industry Exhibition at Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth, Pune in 2005.
  • Participated 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 and poultry show.
  • Organized and participated in 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:
  • Participated in NSS programme organized by Maharashtra Animal andFisherySciencesUniversity,Nagpur.
  • Active and regular participation inBombayVeterinaryCollege’s Nature Club – Charachar.
  • Actively participates in the Bird Rescue camps organized in Ahmedabad,Gujarat, during the kite flying festival, supporting the camps organized by the Gujarat Forest Department in collaboration with other local NGO’s.
  • Contributed in hatching of Emu chicks for Jijamata Zoo, Mumbai and specially appreciated by Additional Municipal Commissioner, Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai.
  • Worked as volunteer atKatrajSnakePark, Pune in rescuing snakes and other animals and also help treating injured animals at the animal orphanage.
  • Attended a one day course on Herpetology organized by the Bombay Natural History Society.
  • Member ofBombayNatural History Society.
  • Member of Nature’s Beckon, an NGO working for wildlife in Northeast.
  • Participated as volunteer in street dog vaccination camp organized by the Rotract Club of Mumbai Parleshwar in 2004.
  • Participated in the First Veterinary Cricket World Cup inRepublicofSouth Africain 2003.
  • Obtained first position in the examination for the completion of Air Rifle Training Course conducted by the Swatantraveer Savarkar Air Rifle Club, in the year 1999.
  • Completed third phase of Scouts programme.