ASOKAN, S.A.

Designation and address
Director, Distance Education,
Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University,
New No.485 (Old No.327), Anna Salai, Nandanam Chennai - 600035

Qualifications
M.V.Sc. (Obstetrics and Gynaecology)
Ph.D. (Obstetrics and Gynaecology)

Contact
T : +91-44-24322140/24324011
M: +91-9884065177
E : asokan[dot]s[dot]a[at]tanuvas[dot]ac[dot]in

Fields(s) of specialization
Majoring field : Animal Reproduction, Gynaecology and Obstetrics
Specializing field : Bovine Infertility
Current Projects
Project title Role in the project Fund outlay Funding agency
Skill Training in Non-farming based activities in Livestock and Poultry Industries Principal investigator Rs. 86.95 lakhs TN Skill Development Corporation, Govt. of Tamil Nadu
Completed Projects
Project title Role in the project Fund outlay Funding agency
Genetic Upgradation of Cattle and Buffaloes in Tamilnadu: Adoption of Oestrus Synchronization Technique to Improve Productive and Reproductive Potential- Phase I Co-Principal investigator Rs.2.00 Crores NADP
Genetic Upgradation of Cattle and Buffaloes in Tamilnadu: Adoption of Oestrus Synchronization Technique to Improve Productive and Reproductive Potential- Phase II Co-Principal investigator Rs.50.00 lakhs NADP
Production of superior males through Embryo Transfer Technology". Actively involved with Embryo Transfers at Field level Co-Principal investigator Rs.36.00 lakhs NATP
"Baseline studies for assessing the present status of animal husbandry sector Co-Principal investigator Rs.10 lakhs
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Recent Research Publications
  1. T.Sathiamoorthy, T.G. Devanathan, K.Kulasekar, S.A. Asokan, S.Balasubramanian, S.Rangasamy and S.Raja (2011). Tubectomy to prevent subsequent conception and dystocia in cows affected with narrow pelvis.  IJAR 32: (1) : 68.
  2. S.Raja, S.Balasubramanian, S.A.Asokan, T.Sathiamoorthy, S.Rangaswamy (2011).  Therapeutic Management of Vaginitis in a Mare.  Indian J.Field Vet Vol.6 No.3.
  3. S.Raja, K.Thirumurugan, S.Balasubramaniam, T.Sathiamoorthy, R.Ganesh, C.S.Arunaman, and S.A.Asokan (2011).Dystocia due to multiple fetal malformations in a cross bred cow. IJAR.32:(1) 78.
  4. S.A.Asokan, S.Manokaran ,S.Balasubramanian and C.Veerapandian (2011). An unusual case of spontaneous rupture of cervix in a crossbred cow. Tamilnadu J. Veterinary and Animal Sciences, 7 (3): 209.
  5. T.Sathyamoorthy, S.Raja, K.Thirumurugan, P.Thirunavukkarasu, S.Balasubramaniam and S.A.Asokan (2010). Per vaginal delivery of fetus following partial detorsion in a buffalo. IJAR., 31 (2): 68.
  6. K.Ravikumar, S.A.Asokan, C.Veerapandian and A.Palanisamy (2011). Ovarian status, serum progesterone level and conception rate in ovsynch plus CIDR treated postpartum buffaloes. Tamilnadu J. Veterinary and Animal Sciences, 7 (1): 1-5.
  7. T.Sathiamoorthy, T.G. Devanathan, K.Kulasekar, S.A. Asokan, S.Balasubramanian, S.Rangasamy and S.Raja (2011). Tubectomy to prevent subsequent conception and dystocia in cows affected with narrow pelvis.  IJAR,  32: (1) : 68.
  8. K.Ravikumar and S.A.Asokan (2010). Fertility in Murrah buffaloes using Ovsynch, CIDR plus Ovsynch protocol during postpartum subestrus and anestrus. Scientific Monograph Lambert Academic Publishing, GmbH & Co., 1-64
  9. K.Ravikumar, S.A.Asokan and C.Veerapandian (2008) Effect of ovsynch plus CIDR protocol on fertility in post partum subestrus and anestrus buffaloes. IVJ., 85: 140-142.
Honours & Awards
  • Dr. R. Swaminatha Iyer Memorial Prize in 1998 for the Best Clinical article in IVJ on Cervicotomy and Trachelorrhapy-A new method to treat irreducible uterine prolapse in buffaloes.
  • Best Paper Presentation Award by Indian Society for Study of Animal Reproduction in 2000.
  • Vetnex award for Outstanding Contribution to the Field of Bovine Reproduction in 2006.
  • Best Teacher Award presented by the Indian Veterinary Association in 2010.