ASHOK, A.

Designation and address
Associate Professor,
College of Poultry Production and Management, Hosur - 635 110.

Qualifications
M.V.Sc., Ph.D., (Poultry Science)
PG Diploma in Agricultural Marketing

Contact

T : +91-4344-689005
M: +91-9841559725
E: ashok[dot]a[at]tanuvas[dot]ac[dot]in

Fields(s) of specialization
Majoring field : Poultry Science
Specializing field : Poultry Breeding and Genetics
Current Projects
  • Co-PI, Poverty Alleviation through scientific Turkey farming in selected rural areas of Kancheepuram District of Tamil Nadu. Department of Biotechnology, New Delhi Rs.15.08 lakhs
  • Co-PI, Experiential Learning – Setting up of Facilities for hands on training on Model turkey post harvest technology unit. Indian council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi. Rs.50.00 lakhs.
  • Co-PI, "Establishing Nucleus Jersey Crossbred Bull-Mother Farm: Production of superior crossbred bulls for sustainable milk production under rural conditions"Rs.200.00 lakhs, NADP.
Completed Projects
Project title Role in the project Fund outlay Funding agency
Popularisation of Namakkal chicken 1 to rural households of Krishnagiri for additional revenue generation Co -Principal Investigator Rs. 3.00 lakhs NABARD
Poultry Seed Project Co -Principal Investigator Rs. 203.57 ICAR
"TANUVAS SMART mineral mixture centre" at College of Poultry Production and Management, Hosur. Co -Principal Investigator Rs.3.00 lakhs. TANUVAS
Poverty Alleviation through scientific Turkey farming in selected rural areas of Kancheepuram District of Tamil Nadu. Co-Principal investigator Rs.15.08 lakhs New Delhi
Experiential Learning – Setting up of Facilities for hands on training on Model turkey post harvest technology unit. Co-Principal investigator Rs.50.00 lakhs ICAR, New Delhi

Recent Research Publications
A. Ashok and R. Prabakaran. Evaluation of absolute growth rate in short term selection for different ages in Japanese quail. International Journal of Food, Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences ISSN: 2277-209X (Online) 2012 Vol. 2 (1) January-March, pp.70-74.

A. Ashok and R. Prabakaran. Effect of Non Genetic Factors on Growth Traits in Short Term Selection for Different Ages in Japanese quail. J. World's Poult. Res. 2(2): 28-32, 2012.

A. Ashok and R. Prabakaran. Evaluation of Relative Body Weight Gain in Short Term Selection for Different Ages in Japanese Quail. International Journal of Livestock Research ISSN 2277-1964 online Vol 2(2) May'12 146 -152.
Honours & Awards
  • 1996-97 ICAR Senior Research fellowship in Poultry Science
  • 1997- Venkateshwara Hatcheries Gold Medal, College of Veterinary Science, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh Agricultural University. Highest OGPA in the courses of the Master of Veterinary Science, Department of Poultry Science.
  • 2010 - M/s Venkys India Pvt Ltd Gold medal, TANUVAS. Best Ph.D thesis with Poultry as main field of research
  • Certificate of appreciation in recognition of the work in developing the technology "Nandanam Broiler Breeder Quail" from TANUVAS