Elected Fellow – 2008
Veterinary ScienceDB: 10-07-1947
Srivilliputtur, Tamil Nadu, India
Madras Veterinary College, (B.V.Sc. (Veterinary virology)1969; Agra University, (M.V.Sc. (Veterinary Bacteriology)1971;– Agra University, ( Ph.D. (Veterinary virology)1976)
Research Director, Indian Immunologicals Limited, Hyderabad (2005 to till date), Executive Director, General Manager. Dy. General Manager, Manager (R&D), Manager (QC), Dy. Manager (QC), Indian Immunologicals Limited, Hyderabad (1974-2005). Assistant Disease Investigation officer (Poultry), Department of Veterinary Pathology, College of Veterinary Science, Haryana (1976-1978), Research Assistant, Department of Microbiology, Madras Veterinary College, Chennai (1974-1976); Research Assistant, Division of Standardization, IVRI, Izatnagar (1971).
Virology – Vaccine production
Awards and fellowships
Jawaharlal Nehru Award for outstanding Research in Agriculture (1976), ICAR; Indian Veterinary Association Awards:- Dr.K.S.Nair Memorial Prize (1994); Dr. P. R. Nilakantan Memorial Award (1991, 1993, 1995); Dr. K. S. Nair Memorial Prize (1976); Dr. P. R. Masillamony Memorial, Young Scientists Award of the Indian Society for Veterinary Immunology and Biotechnology (1993).
National Academy of Veterinary Sciences (India)
Research Director, Indian Immunologicals Limited, Gachibowli -500 032, Hyderabad, India