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Dr. S. C. Mehta

 Dr.S. C. Mehta, Principal Scientist (ARS-1991)

 

In-charge, Animal Genetics and Breeding Section          Phone : 91-9414416425

National Research Centre on Camel                                     Fax :     91-151-2231213

Post Box-07, Bikaner-334001, Rajasthan, India                    email: scmehta64@gmail.com

 

 

Professional Qualification & Experience

M.V.Sc. (AG&B): 1990- Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar (India)

Ph.D. (AG&B): 2000 – Rajasthan Agricultural University, Bikaner (India)

Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management: 2008-IGNOU (India)

Visiting Scientist: 2009- Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa (USA)

Date of Birth: 25th February, 1964

Professional Experience: 26 Years

  • Principal Scientist – National Research Centre on Camel, Bikaner, Rajasthan, India. (2009 – till date)
  • Senior Scientist – National Research Centre on Camel, Bikaner, Rajasthan, India. (2002 – 2008)
  • Scientist (Selection Grade) – National Research Centre on Camel &Central Sheep and WoolResearch Institute, ARC, Bikaner, Rajasthan, India. (1999 - 2002 )
  • Veterinary Assistant Surgeon –Animal Husbandry Department, Rajasthan, India(1990-1993)

PUBLICATIONS

  1. Dahiya S.S., Kumar S., Mehta S.C.,Singh R., Nath K., Narnaware S.D. andTuteja F.C. (2017). Molecular characterization of Camelpox virus isolates from Bikaner, India: Evidence of its endemicity. ActaTropica. doi.org/10.1016/j.actatropica.2017.03.011.
  2. Dahiya S.S., Kumar S., Mehta S.C., Narnaware S.D., Singh R. andTuteja F.C. (2016). Camelpox: A brief review on its epidemiology, current status and challenges. ActaTropica. 20 (158) 32-38.
  3. Sharma, S.K., Mehta, S.C. and Kataria, A.K. (2016). Capsular typing of Staphylococcus aureus isolates from camel and other domestic animals using duplex polymerase chain reaction. Journal of Camel Practice and Research. 23 (1) 81-84.
  4. Sharma, S.K., Yadav, R., Nathawat, P.,Mehta, S.C. and Kataria A.K. (2016). Detection of coagulase production variability among Staphylococcus aureus isolates of various origins. The Haryana Veterinarian. (Submitted).
  5. Mehta, S. C., Sharma, A. K., Bissa, U. K. and Singh, S.(2015). Lactation persistency, yield and prediction models in Indian dromedary. The Indian Journal of Animal Sciences. 85 (8) : 875-82.
  6. Mehta, S.C. (2014). Genetic and demographic bottleneck analysis of Indian camel breeds by microsatellite markers. Tropical Animal Health and Production. 46 (8), 1397-1406.
  7. Nagarajan, G., Swami, S.K.,Dahiya, S.S., Narnaware, S.D., Mehta, S.C., Singh, P.K.,Singh, R., Tuteja, F.C. and Patil, N.V. (2015). Characterization of GM-CSF-inhibitory factor and Uracil DNA glycosylase encoding genes from camel pseudocowpoxvirus. Research in Veterinary Science.03/2015; DOI:10.1016/j.rvsc.
  8. Mehta, S.C., Yadav, S. B. S., Singh, S. and Bissa, U.K. (2014). Sire evaluation and selection of Indian dromedary for milk production: issues and strategies.Journal of Camel Practice and Research. 21 (1), 93-98.
  9. Changal, H.K., Nagarajan, G., Purohit, R.K., Swami, S. K., Mehta, S. C.and Pathak, K.M.L. (2014). Molecular Characterization of Hyalommadromedarii from Bikaner, India.Banat's Journal of Biotechnology. 5 (10) : 52-58.
  10. Singh, S., Poonia, R.K., Singh, R., Mehta, S.C. and Patil, N.V. (2014).Analysis of milk constituents of sheep, goat, camel and buffalo. 21 (1) : 122-123.
  11. Dahiya, S. S., Nagarajan, G.,Bharti, V. K., Swami, S. K., , S. C., Tuteja, F.C., Narnaware, S. D. and Patil, N. V. (2014).Sequence analysis of the Toll-like receptor-2 gene of old world camels. Journal of Advanced Research. 5 (6) : 695-704.
  12. Hashim, W.M.,Ahmed, S.E.S., Makkaw, A.A., Yousif, G.M. and Mehta, S.C. (2014). Twenty five polymorphic microsatellite loci used to genotype some camel types & subtypes from Sudan, Qatar, Chad and Somalia.Journal of Camel Practice and Research.
  13. Nagarajan, G., Swami,S.K.,Dahiya,S.S., Sivakumar,G.,Tuteja, F.C., Narnaware, S.D., Mehta, S.C., Singh, R. and Patil, N.V. (2014). Comparative sequence analysis of double stranded RNA binding protein encoding gene of parapoxviruses from Indian camels.Journal of Advanced Research (Elsevier). 5: 271-276.
  14. Saini, N., Mehta, S. C., Patil, N. V., Bohra, D. L. and Kiradoo, B.D.(2013).Prediction equation for estimating live-weight of dromedary camel calves. Journal of Camel Research and Practice. 20 (1) 7-9.
  15. Mehta. S. C. (2013). Molecular characterisation of Mewari breed of camel. Veterinary Practitioner. 14 (2) : 212-215.
  16. Singh, S., Poonia, R.K., Singh, R, Mehta, S.C. and Patil, N.V. (2013) A Comparative Study on the Physicochemical Parameters of Camel and Buffalo Milk. Journal of Buffalo Science 2 (3), 135-137.
  17. Sharma, G., Swami,S.K., Srivastava, M., Dahiya, S.S., Mehta, S.C., Narnaware, S.D., Patil, N.V., and Nagarajan, G. (2013). Amplification and Cloning of CD18 of the Camel (Camelusdromedarius). Journal of Immunology and Immunopathology. 15 (1) : 96.
  18. Nagarajan, G., Swami,S.K.,Dahiya, S.S., Mehta, S.C., Narnaware, S.D., Kashinath, Tuteja, F.C., Singh, R. and Patil, N.V. (2013). Cloning and Sequence Analysis of Interleukin-8 Encoding Gene from Dromedary Camel (Camelusdromedarius). Journal of Immunology and Immunopathology. 15 (1) : 96.
  19. Mehta S C, Bissa U K, Chirania B L and Patil N V.Journal of Immunology and Immunopathology. 15 (1) : 143.
  20. Mehta S C, Bissa U K, Chirania B L and Patil N V.
  21. Mehta S C, Bissa U K, Patil N V and Pathak KM L.The Indian Journal of Animal Sciences.81 (11): 1173-1177.
  22. Mehta, S.C., Bapna, D.L. and Bhure, S.K. (2010). Mathematical functions for the prediction of growth in Indian dromedary genotypes. The Indian Journal of Animal Science.80 (2) : 148-151.
  23. Sahani, M.S., Bapna, D.L. and Mehta, S.C. (2010). Impact of selection on growth of Marwari lambs. The Indian Journal of Animal Sciences. 80 (2) : 69-71.
  24. Mehta, S.C., Potdar, V.V. and Sahani, M.S. (2009). Amplification and RFLP of Exon 2 of MHC-DRB3 locus inlivestock species. Indian Veterinary Journal. 86 (3) : 250-254.
  25. Mehta, S.C., Potdar, V.V. and Sahani, M.S. (2009). RFLP analysis of ?-casein gene in livestock species. Indian Veterinary Journal. 86 (6) 594-596.
  26. Mehta, S.C., Pathak, K.M.L., Bhardwaj, B., Arora, S. and Bhatnagar, C.S. (2009). Camel Dairying : An Indian Perspective.The Indian Journal of Animal Sciences. 79(4) 454-456.
  27. Mehta, S.C. and Sahani, M.S. (2009). Reproductive performance of Indian camel breeds. The Indian Journal of Animal Sciences. 79 (2) 210-11.
  28. Mehta, S.C., Bapna, D.L. and Bhure, S.K. (2010). Mathematical functions for the prediction of growth in Indian dromedary genotypes. The Indian Journal of Animal Science.80 (2) : 148-151.
  29. Aggarwal, R.A.K., Tantia, M.S., Kumar, Y and Mehta, S.C. (2009). Biometry of frozen-thawed sperm from Indian Jaisalmeri Camel. Journal of Camel Research and Practice. 16 (2) : 149-151.
  30. Mehta, S.C. (2008). Mathematical functions for the prediction of body weight gain in dromedary. Journal of Camel Research and Practice. 15 (2) : 239-244.
  31. Bhure, S.K., Mehta, S.C. and Singh, R. (2008). Comparative genomic organization of camel beta casein gene promoter: a computer aided gene regulation study. Journal of Camel Research and Practice 15 (1) :25-33.
  32. Sodhi, M., Mukesh, M, Ahlawat, S.P.S., Sobti,R.C., Gahlot, G.C., Mehta, S.C., Prakash, B. and Mishra, B.P. (2008). Genetic diversity and structure of two prominent zebu cattle breeds adapted to the arid region of India inferred from microsatellite polymorphism. Biochemical Genetics. DOI 10.1007/s10528-007-9135-5.
  33. Mehta, S.C., Goyal, A. and Sahani, M.S. (2007). Microsatellite markers for genetic characterization of Kachchhi camel.Indian Journal of Biotechnology. 6 : 336-339.
  34. Mehta, S.C. and Sahani, M.S. (2007). Microsatellite markers for genetic characterisation of Bikaneri camel. The Indian Journal of Animal Sciences. 77(6) : 509-512.
  35. Sahani, M.S., Bapna, D.L. and Mehta, S.C. (2007). Growth of Karakul and its crosses with indigenous sheep breeds. The Indian Journal of Animal Sciences. 77 (4) : 346-348.
  36. Mehta,S .C., Bhardwaj, B. and Sahani, M.S.  (2007). Status and conservation of Mewari and Jaisalmeri camels in India. Animal Genetic Resources Information, FAO. 40: 87-101.
  37. Mehta, S.C. and Sahani, M.S. (2007). Microsatellite analysis in Jaisalmeri camel (Camelusdromedarius). The Indian Journal of Animal Genetics and Breeding. 27(1,2) : 22-26.
  38. Mehta,S.C., Mishra, B.P. and Sahani, M.S. (2006). Genetic differentiation of  Indian camel (CamelusDromedarius)  breeds using random oligonucleotide primers. Animal Genetic Resources Information, FAO. 39:77-88.
  39. Jain,R., Mehta, S.C. and Bhojak, N. (2006). Micellar spectral investigations of Nd(III) complex with semicarbazones. ActaCienciaIndiaca. Vol.XXXIINo.2 : 65.
  40. Sahani, M.S., Bapna, D.L. and Mehta, S.C. (2005). Effect of ewes’ weight at lambing on growth of Marwari lambs. The Indian Journal of Animal Sciences.75 (11) : 1321-1322.
  41. Mehta, S.C.,Chopra, S.K., Singh, V.K. andMahrotra, V. (2004).Productionand quality of wool inMagra breed ofsheep. The Indian Journal of Animal Science. 74 (7) :  792-794.
  42. Sahani, M.S., Bapna, D.L. and Mehta, S.C. (2004). Greasy fleece weight of Karakul and its crosses with indigenous sheep breeds. The Indian Journal of Animal Sciences.74 (4) : 452-453.
  43. Gautam, L., Mehta, S.C., Gahlot, R.S. and Gautam, K. (2004). Genetic characterisation of Jaisalmeri camel using microsatellite markers. Indian Journal of Biotechnology.4: 457-459.
  44. Tuteja, F.C., Sharma, Anshu, Kapur, M.P., Mehta,S.C. and Lal, D. (2004). Relationship of serum zinc and copper status with somatic cell count in buffalo milk. The Indian Journal of Animal Science. 74 (1) : 54-55.
  45. Bhakat,C., Mehta,S.C. and Sahani,M.S. (2003). Annual hair yield attribute in indigenous camel breeds.The Indian Journal of Animal Sciences. 73 (10) : 1189-1191.
  46. Mehta, S.C., Mishra, B.P. and Sahani, M.S. (2003). . 8 (4) : 15-16.
  47. Mehta, S.C., Chirania, B.L., Bithu, H.K. and Sahani, M.S. (2003). Analysis of causes of death in camel. The Indian Journal of Animal Sciences. 73 (8): 873-874.
  48. Mehta, S.C., Singh, V.K. and Mahrotra, V. (2003). Growth and reproductive performance of Magra breed of sheep. The Indian Journal of Animal Science. 73 (10): 1147-1149.
  49. Bhakat,C., Mehta,S.C. and Sahani,M.S. (2002). Studies on hair production attribute in Indian dromedary camel managed in an organised farm. The Indian Journal of Animal Sciences. 72(3): 275-276.
  50. Mehta, S.C., Mishra, B.P. and Sahani, M.S. (2002). Nature/organization of repetitive DNA in Indian camels as compared with other animal species. Advances in Reproduction. 6 (1/2) : 2.
  51. Singh, V.K. and Mehta, S.C. (2002). A model for marketing and grading of raw wool. The Indian Textile Journal. 112 (5): 27-30.
  52. Mehta,S.C., Bithu,H.K. and M.S.Sahani. (2002). Camel: An over view. . 7(2): 46-47.
  53. Mehta, S.C., Bithu, H.K., Poonia, S.R. and Sahani, M.S. (2002). Disease profile of the Jaisalmeri camel in the breeding tract. Veterinary Practitioner. 3(2) 116-119.
  54. Sahani, M.S., Bapna, D.L. and Mehta, S.C. (2002). Factors influencing pre and post weaning body weights in three groups of Marwari sheep. The Indian Journal of Animal Sciences.72 (8) 704-705.
  55. Dixit, S.K., Singh, A.P., Tuteja, F.C. and Mehta, S.C.(2002). Alternative therapeutic system in veterinary medicine indigenous system – scope and controversies. Veterinary Practitioner, 3(1): 35-38.
  56. Mehta, S.C., Mishra, B.P. and Sahni, M.S. (2002). Nature/organization of repetitive DNA in Indian dromedary as compared with other animal species. Advances in Reproduction. 6(1/2) :2-2.
  57. Mehta, S.C., Mishra, B.P. and Sahni, M.S. (2002). Reproductive performance of Indian camel breeds. Advances in Reproduction. 6(1/2) :28-28.
  58. Mehta, S.C. and Sahani, M.S. (2001). Six- Databases Developed. ARIS News.3 (4) : 3.
  59. Sharma,M.K.; Singh, V.K.; Beniwal,B.K.; Mehta,S.C. and Gahlot,R.S. (2000). Evaluation of lustre and physical attributes of wool in Marwari and Nali sheep breeds. The Indian Journal of Animal Science. 70 (4) 423-25.
  60. Mehta,S.C.; Vij, P.K. ; Joshi, B.K. and Nivsarkar,A.E. (2000). Conservation of Malpura and Sonadi sheep of India. International Journal of Animal Science. 15 (1):83-87.
  61. Mehta,S.C., Naithani, S. and Pani, P.K. (1999). Expression of Microtumours in Chorioallantoic Membrane of Fowl. International Journal of Animal Science.14 (2): 163-166.
  62. Pushpendra Kumar, Mehta, S.C., Ahlawat, S.P.S., Bhattacharya, T.K. and Nivsarkar, A.E. (1999). Erythrocytic dimensions of Sonadi and Malpura sheep. Indian J. Anim. Prod. Mgmt. 15(1) 29-30.
  63. Singh,V.K., Dass G., Mehta,S.C. and Sharma,P.R. (1998).A note on physical&lustre properties of wool inselected populationof Marwari. Indian J. Small Ruminants. 4(1): 40- 43.
  64. Singh,V.K., Dass G., Mehta,S.C. andSharma,P.R.(1998).SelectioninMarwarisheep:Performanceofselectionline.  Indian J. Small Ruminants. 4 (1) : 1-4.
  65. Dass G., Mehta,S.C., Parthasarthy, S. , Sharma, P.R. and Singh,V.K.(1998). Comparative performance of Marwari and Nali lambs in respect of greasy fleece weight and quality. Indian J. Animal Res. 32 (2) : 87-90.
  66. Mehta,S.C., Singh, V.K.; Parthasarthi, S. and Chopra, S.K. (1998). Subjective and objective lustre evaluation in Magrabreedofsheep. The Indian J. Animal Sciences. 68 (1): 91-92.
  67. Mehta,S.C., Vij,P.K., Joshi,B.K. andNivsarkar, A.E. (1997). ConservationofMalpura sheep of India. The Indian  Journal  of Animal Sciences. 67 (4): 332-334.
  68. Mehta,S.C. and Nivsarkar,A.E. (1997). Characterisation & conservation of Sonadi&Malpurabreedsofsheep: Wool quality attributes. Indian J.Small Ruminants. 3(2) :66 -71.
  69. Singh, V.K.; Mehta,S.C.; Mudgal, R.D. and Patni, P.C. (1997). Bettersheep :Improvedwool . The Indian Textile  Journal. CVII(12) : 46-49.
  70. Parthasarthy,S; Singh, V.K .andMehta,S.C. (1997). Physical &lustre properties ofNali wool. Indian J.Small Ruminants. 3 (2) :99 -103.
  71. Mehta,S.C. andNivsarkar,A.E. (1997). Agriculture & Animal husbandry: competitivescenariointhe breeding tract of Sonadi&Malpurasheep of India. Wool &Woollens of India. 34 (4) :33-35.
  72. Mehta,S.C. and Pani, P.K. (1997). Interrelationship between tumourvirus receptors, A&C,codedby host cellgenesin fowl. Indian J. Experimental  Biology. 35(1) :34-36.
  73. Mehta,S.C.; Naithani, S. and Pani, P.K. (1996). Expression of tumour phenotypes, hatchability and LT(+) death in two routes of inoculation. Indian J. Experimental  Biology. 34 (6) : 539 -542.
  74. Mehta,S.C.; Singh, V.K. and Sharma, M.M.(1996). Genetic studies on Peste  des Petits (PPR) Ruminants in sheep. Indian J.Small Ruminants. 2 (2) :1 -6.
  75. Mehta,S.C.; Vij,P.K.; Joshi,B.K.; Sahai,R.andNivsarkar,A.E.(1995). Characterisationand conservation of theMalpurasheep breed. Animal Genetic Resources Information (FAO).No. 16 : 83-91.
  76. Mehta,S.C.; Vij,P.K.; Joshi,B.K.; Sahai,R. andNivsarkar,A.E. (1995). Conservation of theSonadi breedofsheepinIndia. Animal Genetic Resources Information. (FAO). No. 16 : 93-100.
  77. Mehta,S.C.; Vij,P.K.; Nivsarkar,A.E. and Sahai,R. (1995). Sheephusbandry practicesin SonadiandMalpurabreeding tract.  The Indian J. Small Ruminants. 1(1):1-7.
  78. Mehta,S.C., Vij,P.K., Joshi,B.K. andNivsarkar, A.E. (1995). Characterisation and conservation ofSonadi sheep. The Indian Journal of  Animal  Sciences. 65 (7) :83-87.

 

INVITED / LEAD PAPERS

 

  1. Mehta, S.C. andDahiya, S.S. (2017). Current trends and sustainable utilization of camel. Lead Paper In :National Symposium on Biodynamic Animal Farming for the Management of Livestock Diversity under Changing Global Scenario. Organised by SOCDAB and College of Veterinary and Animal Science, Mannuthy, Kerala, India; February 8-10, 2017.
  2. Mehta, S.C., Dahiya, S.S. and Nagarajan, G. (2015). Genome analysis for improving livestock health and production. National Seminar on Translational Research in Biotechnology for Improving Animal Health and Production and 3rd Annual Meeting of Society for Veterinary Science and Biotechnology. Organisedby College of Veterinary and Animal Science, RAJUVAS, Bikaner on October 7-8, 2015.
  3. Mehta, S.C. andDahiya, S.S. (2015). Status of camel genetic resources of India, conservation and breeding policy for their improvement. Lead Paper In : International Symposium on Sustainable management of animal genetic resources for livelihood security in developing countries, Tamilnadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Chennai, India; 02/2015.
  4. S C Mehta (2013). Camelids across the world. Lead Paper presented in the X National Symposium on “Integrated development of vast  biodiversity of indigenous livestock for long term rural livelihood security. Organised by G.B.Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar, Uttarakhand and Society for conservation of domestic animal biodiversity, Karnal at Pant nagar on February 7-8, 2013.
  5. Mehta S C, Bissa U K, Patil N V and Pathak KM L.In the Proceedings of VIII Annual Convention of Society for Conservation of Domestic Animal Biodiversity (SOCDAB) and National Symposium on “Animal Genetic Resources for Sustainable Livestock Sector in India” organised by Orissa Livestock Resources Development Society and Society for conservation of Domestic Animal Biodiversity at Bhubaneswar February 18-19, 2011. p 76-80.
  6. S.C.Mehta, S.K.Bhure and K.M.L.Pathak. (2007). Genotypic evaluation of camel breeds of India. In: International camel conference. Organised by College of Veterinary and Animal Science, Rajasthan Agricultural University, Bikaner from February 16th to 17th, 2007. pp 17.
  7. S.C.Mehta. (2007). Camel development scenario in India. In: ASCAD symposium on “Strengthening of disease diagnostic facilities for sustainable livestock and poultry development. Organised by the Department of Animal Husbandry, Government of Rajasthan at Udaipur from March 11th to 12th, 2007. pp 56-61.
  8. S.C.Mehta, S.K.Bhure and K.M.L.Pathak. (2007). Cloning and characterization of camel milk protein genes. In: National conference on emerging trends in microbiology and biotechnology. Organnised by DR.TanveerMalawat College of Biosciences, Bikaner from January 29th to 30th, 2007. pp 117.
  9. Mehta, S.C. and Sahani, M.S. (2005). Conservation and Breeding Strategies for Pack Animals: Camel Genetic Resources. Lead paper presented in National Seminar on “Recent Advances in Conservation of Biodiversity and Augmentation of Reproduction and Production in Farm Animals”. Organised by College of Veterinary and Animal Husbandry, SardarkrushinagarDantiwada Agricultural University, Sardarkrushinagar-385506 from March 5th to 7th, 2005.

10.  Sahani, M.S. and Mehta, S.C. (2004). Camel Genetic Diversity and its Significance in Indian Economy. National Symposium on Livestock Biodiversity vis-à-vis Resource Exploitation : An Introspection Organised by Society for Conservation of Domestic Animal Biodiversity and National Bureau of Animal Genetic Resources, Karnal at Karnal from 11th to 12th Feb,2004.

  1. Sahani, M.S. and Mehta, S.C. (2005). Genetic Improvement Programmes for Camel in India: Performance Evaluation and Breeding Policy. Invited paper in VIII National Conference on Animal Genetics and Breeding. Organised by the Indian Society of Animal Genetics and Breeding and Central Institute for Research on Goats, Makhdoom, Farah – 281122, Mathura (UP) from March 8th to 10th.
  2. Research achievements of National Research Centre on Camel, Bikaner. Interactive Meet. Organised by the Department of Science and Technology. Government of Rajasthan at Jaipur on 17th July, 2003.

CONTRIBUTORY

  1. Jadhav S A, Mehta SC, Umrikar U D, Deshmukh R S and Sawane M P. (2017). Detection of genetic polymorphism in promoter region of b-casein in indian camel (camelusdromedarius) breeds.  In : National Symposium on Biodynamic Animal Farming for the Management of Livestock Diversity under Changing Global Scenario. Organised by SOCDAB and College of Veterinary and Animal Science, Mannuthy, Kerala, India; February 8-10, 2017.
  2. Jadhav S A, Mehta SC, Umrikar U D, Deshmukh R S and Sawane M P. (2017). Detection of genetic polymorphism in exon 5 of αs1casein in indian camel (camelusdromedarius) breeds.  In : National Symposium on Biodynamic Animal Farming for the Management of Livestock Diversity under Changing Global Scenario. Organised by SOCDAB and College of Veterinary and Animal Science, Mannuthy, Kerala, India; February 8-10, 2017.
  3. Sharma R, Sharma H, Ahlawat S, Mehta SC andTantia M S. (2017). Evaluation of the genetic diversity of two camel populations.In : National Symposium on Biodynamic Animal Farming for the Management of Livestock Diversity under Changing Global Scenario. Organised by SOCDAB and College of Veterinary and Animal Science, Mannuthy, Kerala, India; February 8-10, 2017.
  4. S. C. Mehta and S. S. Dahiya (2015). Transcriptional analysis of 5' flanking region of lactoperoxidase and Casein genes in Indian dromedary in “National seminar on Translational Research in Biotechnology for Improving Animal Health and Production” & 3rd Annual Meeting of Society for Veterinary science & Biotechnology at Department of Veterinary Microbiology & Biotechnology, CVAS, Rajasthan University of Veterinary & Animal sciences, Bikaner, Rajasthan from October, 7-8, 2015.
  5. G.Nagarajan, S.K.Swami, S.S.Dahiya, S.C.Mehta, S.D.Narnaware, R.Singh, and N.V.Patil. Analysis of leukocyte transcriptomes of the dromedary camel (Camelusdromedarius). Symposium presentation by co-author. In:International symposium on livestock disease affecting livelihood options and global trade –strategies and solutions. Organised by Madras Veterinary College, TANUVAS, Chennai, July 17-19, 2014.
  6. Nagpal, A.K. and Mehta, S.C. (2014). Isolation, Morphological, Biochemical and Molecular Characterization ofFibrolyticAnaerobic Bacteria from Rumen of Dromedary Camel. Accepted for presentation in Global Animal Nutrition Conference-2014 to be organised by National Institute of Animal Nutrition and Physiology, Bengaluru during April 20-22, 2014.
  7. Nagpal, A.K. and Mehta, S.C. (2014). Isolation, Morphological, Biochemical and Molecular Characterization of Fibrolytic Anaerobic Bacteria From Faecal Samples of Bacterian (Camelusbactrianus) Camel. Accepted for presentation in Global Animal Nutrition Conference-2014 to be organised by National Institute of Animal Nutrition and Physiology, Bengaluru during April 20-22, 2014.
  8. Mehta, S.C.,Bissa, U.K., Chirania, B.L. and Patil, N.V. (2013).Differential Breed, Sex and Age-group Mortality in Camelus dromedaries. Presented in the International Symposium on “Latest trends in Immunodiagnosis, Immunopathology and Immunomodulation” & VI Annual convention of Society for Immunology and Immunopathology. Organised by RAJUVAS, Bikaner, December 22-24, 2013.
  9. Mehta, S.C.,Bissa, U.K., Singh Sajjan and Patil, N.V. (2013).Evolution, Status and Conservation of Camelids. Accepted for presentation in National Conference on “Agro-biodiversity management for sustainable rural development” organised by National Academy of Agricultural Research Management, Hyderabad, October 14-15, 2013.
  10. Mehta, S.C. (2013). Indian hill camel and sustainable camel dairying. Accepted for presentation in National Conference on “Agro-biodiversity management for sustainable rural development” organised by National Academy of Agricultural Research Management, Hyderabad, October 14-15, 2013.
  11. S C Mehta, U K Bissa , A K Sharma, and Sajjan Singh (2013).Persistency, yield and phases of lactation in Indian dromedary breeds. Presented in the X National Symposium on “Integrated development of vast  biodiversity of indigenous livestock for long term rural livelihood security. Organised by G.B.Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar, Uttarakhand and Society for conservation of domestic animal biodiversity, Karnal at Pant nagar on February 7-8, 2013.
  12. H Dan, C K Murdia, S C Mehta and S B S Yadav. (2013). Genomic organisation of promoter regions of alpha-lactalbumin in camel. P
  13. H Dan, C K Murdia, S C Mehta, S B S Yadav, H.Singh and Vivekanand. (2013). Genomic organisation of promoter regions of beta-casein gene in camel. P
  14. Bishnu P. Mishra, Madhu S. Tantia, Sharat C. Mehta, J.R. Tait, James E. Koltes, and James M. Reecy (2010)Single nucleotide polymorphism(SNP) in MAF1 and GPAA1 genes and association analysis with carcass and meat quality traits in Angus cattle.32nd Conference for the International Society for Animal Genetics from 26th – 30th July 2010, Edinburgh, U.K. p-116.
  15. S.C.Mehta, B.Bhardwaj, S.Arora, C.S.Bhatnagar and K.M.L.Pathak. (2007). Camel milk: A source of livelihood and sustenance of camel. In: International camel conference. Organised by College of Veterinary and Animal Science, Rajasthan Agricultural University, Bikaner, Rajasthan from February 16th to 17th, 2007. pp 99.
  16. S.B.S.Yadav, U.K.Bissa, S.C.Mehta, U.Pannu, C.K.Murdia, G.C.Gahlot, R.Joshi and P.D.Swami. (2007). Status and prospectus of research on genetics and breeding aspects of Indian camels in Rajasthan.In: International camel conference. Organised by College of Veterinary and Animal Science, Rajasthan Agricultural University, Bikanerfrom February 16th to 17th, 2007. pp 25.
  17. R.C.Sharma, S.C.Mehta, R.S.Bansal and S.K.Dwivedi (2006). RFLP profile of MHC-DRB3 genes in Marwari horses of Rajasthan. In: Proceedings of National Symposium on technological intervention for livestock improvement and production. Thrust area: disaster management at NAAS New Delhi from 17-19th Feb, 2006. pp 120-121.
  18. Mehta, S.C., Sharma, N. and Sahani, M.S. Health Challenges of Jaisalmeri Camel. In:International Scientific Conference on Camels organized by Gassim University, Buraidah, Gassim, Saudi Arabia from 9thto 11th May, 2006.
  19. Mehta, S.C. and Sahani, M.S. Characterisation and Disqualification Criteria of Jaisalmeri Camel in India (General Overview). In:  International Scientific Conference on Camels organized by Gassim University, Buraidah, Gassim, Saudi Arabia from 9th  to 11th May, 2006
  20. Sahani, M.S. and Mehta, S.C. Characterisation and Population Estimates of Bikaneri Camel Breed Raised in India (General Overview). In:  International Scientific Conference on Camels organized by Gassim University, Buraidah, Gassim, Saudi Arabia from 9th  to 11th May, 2006.
  21. Sahani, M.S., Agrawal1, R.P., Tuteja, F.C., Ghorui, S.K., Singh, R. and Mehta, S.C. Antidiabetic Activity of Camel Milk. In:  International Scientific Conference on Camels organized by Gassim University, Buraidah, Gassim, Saudi Arabia from 9th  to 11th May, 2006.
  22. Mehta, S.C. and Sahani, M.S. (2005). Status of Jaisalmeri Camel in the Breeding Tract. Presented in the National Symposium on Domestic Animal Diversity: Status, Opportunities and Challenges. Organised by Society for Conservation of Domestic Animal Biodiversity and National Bureau of Animal Genetic Resources, Karnal-132001, Haryana. pp105.
  23. Mehta, S.C., Bhure, S, Gautam, K., Beniwal, B.K. and Sahani, M.S. (2005).
  24. Mehta, S.C. and Sahani, M.S. (2005).Microsatellite Markers for Genetic Characterisation of Indian Camel Breeds. Accepted for presentation in the International Scientific Conference on Camels, to be organised by the College of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Gassim University, Saudi Arabia during November 22nd to 24th, 2005.
  25. Sahani, M.S. and Mehta, S.C. (2005). Characterisation of Bikaneri Breed of Camel. Accepted for presentation in the International Scientific Conference on Camels, to be organised by the College of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Gassim University, Saudi Arabia during November 22nd to 24th, 2005.
  26. Mehta, S.C. and Sahani, M.S. (2005). Status of Mewari Camel in the Habitat. Accepted for presentation in the International Scientific Conference on Camels, to be organised by the College of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Gassim University, Saudi Arabia during November 22nd to 24th, 2005.

27.  Mehta ,S.C., Gautam,L. and Sahani,M.S. Molecular Characterisation of Jaisalmeri camel. National Symposium on Livestock Biodiversity vis-à-vis Resource Exploitation : An Introspection Organised by Society for Conservation of Domestic Animal Biodiversity and National Bureau of Animal Genetic Resources, Karnal at Karnal from 11th to 12th Feb,2004.

  1. Mehta,S.C., Potdar, V. and Sahani, M.S. (2003). RFLPof k-casein fragment in buffalo, cattleand 4th Asian Buffalo Congress. Organised by the Indian Society for Buffalo Development and Asian Buffalo Association at New Delhi from 25th to 28th Feb.,2003.
  2. Mehta,S.C., Potdar, V. and Sahani, M.S. (2002). PCR-RFLPof 5th National Seminar on “Strength Challenges and Opportunities in Small Ruminant Diseases in New Millenium”. Organised by ISSGPU and CSWRI, Avikanagar at Jaipur from 30th to 31st Dec.,2002.
  3. Mehta,S.C. and Singh,V.K. (2001). Breeding and selection for disease resistance in farm animals with reference to the Thardesert. Symposium on impact of human activities  on Thar desert. To be organised by CAZRI, Jodhpur at Jodhpur from 15th to 17th Feb.,2001.
  4. Mehta, S.C., Mishra, B.P. and Sahani, M.S. (2001).Nature and organization of Repetitive DNA in Indian dromedary  & comparison with other animal species. Accepted for oral presentation in the International twin conference on reproduction / production in camelids. To be organised by Reproductive Health Centre, South Carolina, USA from October 13-14, 2001.
  5. Mehta, S.C., Mishra, B.P. and Sahani, M.S. (2001). Genetic differentiation of Indian dromedary breeds using random oligonucleotide primers. Accepted for oral presentation in the International twin conference on reproduction / production in camelids. To be organised by Faculty of Agricultural Sciences. UAE University, United Arab Emirates from November, 11-13, 2001.
  6. Mehta, S.C., Mishra, B.P. and Sahani, M.S. (2001). Conservation of sequences spanning Neural Cell Adhesion Molecule gene in camel & other livestock species. Accepted for oral presentation in the International twin conference on reproduction / production in camelids. To be organised by Faculty of Agricultural Sciences. UAE University, United Arab Emirates from November, 11-13, 2001.
  7. Mehta, S.C., Yadav, B. and Sahani, M.S. (2001). Reproductive performance of Indian camel breeds. November, 11-13, 2001. Accepted for oral presentation in the International twin conference on reproduction / production in camelids. To be organised by Reproductive Health Centre, South Carolina, USA from October 13-14, 2001.
  8. Purohit, R., Kiradoo,B.D., Mal, G. , Saini,N., Mehta,S.C. and Sahani,M.S. (2001). Effect of supplimentation of green grass (Panicumantidotale) on milk production of Bikaneri camel. Xth Animal Nutrition Conference onEmerging nutritional technologies for sustainable animal production and environmental protection. Organised by Animal Nutrition Society of India and National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal, Haryana from 9th to 11th November, 2001.
  9. Mehta, S.C. (2000). Sheep production, research and conservation strategies for India. International conference on "Small Holder Livestock Production Systems in Developing Countries". Organised by KAU / society for sustainable agriculture and research management at Thrissur, Kerla from 24-27 Nov.,2000.
  10. Mehta, S.C., Singh, V.K and Dass,G. (2000). Magra: a breed of choice for sheep improvement in farmers’ flock. International conference on "Small Holder Livestock Production Systems in Developing Countries". Organised by KAU / society for sustainable agriculture and research management at Thrissur, Kerla from 24-27 Nov.,2000.
  11. Singh, V.K, Dass,G. and Mehta, S.C.,(2000). Status of sheep and it’s improvement strategies in hot arid region. International conference on "Small Holder Livestock Production Systems in Developing Countries". Organised by KAU / society for sustainable agriculture and research management at Thrissur, Kerla from 24-27 Nov.,2000.
  12. Mehta,S.C., Joshi,R.K. and Pani, P.K. (1999). Lymphoid leukosis : Target organs of cellular transformation. XIX National Poultry Science Conference and Symposium. Organised by Rajasthan Agricultural University and Indian Poultry Science Association at Bikaner on 12th& 13th April.,1999.
  13. Mehta,S.C., andGahlot,R.S.(1999). Impact of crossbreeding on carpet. National Seminar on Carpet Wool Production and Marketing: Present Status and Future Perspectives. Organised by Central Wool Development Board, Jodhpur and College of Veterinary and Animal Science, Bikaner at Bikaner on 19th March,1999.
  14. Singh,V.K., Mehta,S.C.and Singh, R.N. (1999). Application of biotechnology in sheep improvement. Group Meet on Conservation of Tharparkar and Rathi Cattle Germplasm and Animal Biotechnology. Organised by Directorate of Research (Veterinary and Animal Science). Rajasthan Agricultural University, Bikaner at Bikaner on 8th& 9th March,1999.
  15. Singh, V.K. and Mehta,S.C. (1999). Production and marketing of raw wool. National Workshop on New Thresholds for Woollen Khadi. Organised by Khadi and Village Industries Commission. At Bikaner on 11th& 12th Dec. 1999.
  16. Singh, V.K. and Mehta, S.C. (1999). Magra: an improver breed for Gujarat. Seminar on crossbreeding of Magra sheep in Gujarat state and marketing of wool and woollens.Gujarat Sheep and Wool Development Corporation Ltd. (communicated).
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  19. Dass G.,Singh,V.K., Mehta,S.C. and Sharma,P.R. Production & quality of Marwari lambs inhotaridRajasthan.Golden Jubilee  Seminar  on   sheep,  goat &     rabbit  production & utilization. 24-26th April,1998 at Jaipur.
  20. Dass G.,Singh,V.K., Mehta,S.C. and Sharma,P.R. Effectofselectiononsomeproduction traitsinMarwarisheep. Golden Jubilee Seminar  on sheep, goat & rabbit production & utilization. 24-26th April,1998 at Jaipur.
  21. Dass G., Singh,V.K., Mehta,S.C. andSharma,P.R.Fitnesstraits of Marwari sheep in hot arid Rajasthan. Golden Jubilee Seminar on sheep,  goat&   rabbit production &  utilization. 24-26th April,1998 atJaipur.
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  23. Mehta,S.C. (1998). Lack of professionalism is a worrying factor. 27th All India Veterinary Conference. Organised by Veterinary Association of India from 11-13th Sept.,1998 at Channai.
  24. Mehta,S.C. and Pani,P.K. (1998). Relative sensitivity of White Leghorn, Australorp and Rhode Island red breeds of fowl to Lymphoid leukosis virus infection. All India Symposium on Poultry  - nutrition and healthto be held at Hyderabad,.
  25. Mehta,S.C. (1998). Sustained efforts can help conserving Sonadi and Malpura breeds ofsheep. National Seminar on Management of Natural Resources in Rajasthan. Organised by College ofAgriculture, Rajasthan Agricultural University, Bikaner from 5-7th Oct.,1998.
  26. Mehta, S.C.; Naithani, S. and Pani, P.K. (1995). Expression of genes controllingmicrotumours (pocks) inchorioallantoicmembraneoffowl. National Symposium on    Advancements in Immunodiagnosis& Control of Livestock , Poultry and Fish. 16th - 18th November, 1996 at Vety. College, Bhubaneswar.
  27. Kaur Harjeet: Gupta, N.; Gupta, S.C.; Mehta,S.C. andNivsarkar,A.E. Plasmatracemineralsin Malpura and Sonadi sheep fromfarmer's flock.III  National  Seminar on  Sheep & Goat Production and Utilisation, 8-10th April,1995 at Avikanagar -304501, India.
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  29. Gupta, N.; Gupta, S.C.; Kumar,P.; Vij, P.K.; Mehta,S.C.; Joshi, B.K. andNivsarkar,A.E. Blood profiles of Malpuraand Sonadisheepfromfarmer'sflock.III  National  Seminar on  Sheep & Goat Production and Utilisation, 8-10th April,1995 at Avikanagar -304501, India.

LECTURES

  1. Mehta, S.C., Dahiya, S.S. and Nagarajan, G. (2015). Genome analysis for stress tolerance in plants and animals. In :Winter School on "Management ofBiotic and abiotic Stresses in Agriculture". Organised by Directorate of Human Resource Development (DHRD), SK RajasthanAgricultural University, Bikanerfrom December 01-21, 2015.
  2. Delivered lecture in the training programme on Biodiversity entitled “ Conservation of Animal Biodiversity and Importance of Animal Biodiversity in Current Scenario”organized by RAJUVAS, Bikaner onDecember 23, 2014.
  3. Delivered lecture in training under ATMA project held at National Research Centre on Camel, Bikaner during January 2014.
  4. Mehta S C (2011). Camel Genetic Resources of IndiaCharacterisation and Conservation. Model Training Course. Organised by NBAGR, Karnal, November 21, 2011.
  5. Mehta S C (2012). Camel genetic resources of India: status, direction and planning. Scientist-stakeholders’ interface meet. Organised by National Research Centre on Camel, Bikaner at Bikaner, January 28-31, 2012.
  6. Mehta S C. (2011). Molecular Genetic and Breeding Tools for the Improvement of Indian Dromedary Breeds. In compendium of Short Course on “Camel Health and Management”. Organised by the National Research Centre on Camel, Bikaner. April 19-28, 2010. pp- 52-56.
  7. Application of computers in molecular biology –Gene Tool. Lecture delivered in the Winter School (ICAR) on “Application of computers and computational skills in veterinary and animal sciences”. Organised at the College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Bikaner from 17th December, 2007 to 6th January, 2008.
  8. Application of computers in molecular biology –Phylip. Lecture delivered in the Winter School (ICAR) on “Application of computers and computational skills in veterinary and animal sciences”. Organised at the College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Bikaner from 17th December, 2007 to 6th January, 2008.
  9. Bhed Prajnan Ke Anuvanshik Siddhant. Lecture delivered in the Progressive Farmer’s Training Programme entitled “MaruKhetra Men BhedPalan Ki SamasyanAvamUnkaSamadhan” organized  by Central Sheep and Wool Research Institute, ARC, Bikaner from 17th to 23rd November, 2007.
  10. Camel Research and Development at National Research Centre on Camel, Bikaner. Lecture in 15 days training programme on Animal Management and Health. Organised by CSWRI, ARC, Bikaner. June 3rd , 2006.
  11. A lecture on “Advances in camel research with special reference to the developments in Molecular Genetics”. In:Veterinary officer’s training programme on “A.I. Refresher Training Programme under RLDB”, Organished by URMUL Dairy, Bikaner
  12. Mehta, S.C. (2004). Molecular Markers for Veterinary Forensic Medicine. Lecture delivered in ICAR Winter School on “Practical Aspects of Veterinary Forensic Medicine Including Report Writing, Sample Collection and Dispatch of Material” from September 29th to October 19th, 2004. Organised by College of Veterinary and Animal science, Bikaner-334001.
  13. Sahani, M.S. and Mehta, S.C. (2004). Camel genetic diversity and its significance in Indian economy. Lecture delivered in Training programme for Veterinary Officers of State Animal Husbandry Department on “Characterisation and Conservation of Animal Genetic Resources”.Organised byNational Bureau of Animal Genetic Resources, Karnal -132001
  14. Molecular techniques for disease diagnosis in animals. Short course on “Advances in diagnosis, treatment and control of camel diseases. Organised by NRC on Camel, Bikaner from 16th to 25th Sept. 2002.
  15. Recent Techniques in Molecular Genetics. Guest lecture on the request of Associate Dean, CVAS, Parbhani (Maharashtra) on 10th June 2002.
  16. Introduction to statistical package for social sciences. Training programme on “Advances in Information Technology and Database Management” from Feb,6th to March 5th , 2002.
  17. Database management system. Training programme on “Advances in Information Technology and Database Management” from Feb,6th to March 5th , 2002.
  18. Introduction to Indian language software: Ileap. Training programme on “Advances in Information Technology and Database Management” from Feb,6th to March 5th , 2002.
  19. Training  programme  on Watershed  management  organised   by  CAZRI, RRS, Bikaner from 3rd to 30th June,1997.
  20. . Training programme  organised  by Department of Agriculture. Govt. of Rajasthan at Chhotisadi (Chittorgarh) during the year  1992-93.
  21. . "Gopal yojana"  training  programme organised  by Department  of  Animal Husbandry, Government  of  Rajasthan at Chittorgarh (Raj) on 29th June, 1992.
  22. Desired traits in indigenous milch animals and selected exotic breeds. "Gopal   yojana"  training  programme   organised   by Department   of  Animal Husbandry, Government of Rajasthan  at Chittorgarh (Raj) on 30th June, 1992.
  23. Lecture on theeve of "Animal welfare week" inGovt.Senior Sec. School, Chhotisadri,Dist. Chittorgarh (Raj)
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BOOK CHAPTERS

  1. Mehta, S.C. (2014). Indian hill camel and sustainable camel dairying. In : Agro-biodiversity and sustainable rural development” published by NIPA publisher. Page 177-192.
  2. Mehta, S.C., Bissa, U. K., Singh Sajjan and Patil, N.V. (2014).Evolution, Status and Conservation of Camelids. In : Agro-biodiversity and sustainable rural development” published by NIPA publisher. Page 193-204.
  3. S.C.Mehta (2013). Practical camel breeding. In : ATMA project training on camel husbandry business.Published by Director, National Research Centre on Camel, Bikaner. Page 16-19.
  4. U.K.Bissa and S.C.Mehta (2013). Management of camel breeding in rural area. In : ATMA project training on camel husbandry business. Published by Director, National Research Centre on Camel, Bikaner. Page 23-25.
  5. S.C.Mehta (2012). Importance of animal genetic resources in tribal area. In : Integrated Livestock Development in Tribal Area (eds. S.C.Mehtaet al.). Published by Director, National Research Centre on Camel, Bikaner, pp 13-20.
  6. C.P.Swarnkar and S.C.Mehta (2012). Health management in sheep. In : Integrated Livestock Development in Tribal Area (eds. S.C.Mehtaet al.). Published by Director, National Research Centre on Camel, Bikaner, pp 41-57.
  7. U.K.Bissa, F.C.Tuteja and S.C.Mehta (2012). Camel husbandry and management in Rajasthan. In : Integrated Livestock Development in Tribal Area (eds. S.C.Mehtaet al.). Published by Director, National Research Centre on Camel, Bikaner, pp 30-33.
  8. S.C.Mehta and M.S.Sahani. (2006). Indian camel breeds. In: The Indian Camel : A Research Profile. Published by Director, National Research Centre on Camel, Bikaner, Rajasthan. pp 74-103.
  9. C.Bhakat, M.S.Sahani and S.C.Mehta. (2006). Camel hair : production, quality and prospectus. In: The Indian Camel : A Research Profile. Published by Director, National Research Centre on Camel, Bikaner, Rajasthan. pp 104-111.
  10. Mehta, S.C. and Singh, V.K. (2003). Breeding and selection for disease resistance in farm animals. In: Human impact on desert environment (Eds. PratapNarain, S.Kathju, Amal Kar, M.P.Singh and Praveen-Kumar). Pub. Arid Zone Research Association of India and Scientific Publishers, Jodhpur, India. pp- 497-505.
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  12. S.C.Mehta (2002). Database management system. In:Advances in information technology and database management. Published by Director, National Research Centre on Camel, Bikaner. Page 122-130.
  13. S.C.Mehta (2002). Introduction to Indian language software Ileap.In: Advances in information technology and database management. Published by Director, National Research Centre on Camel, Bikaner. Page 59-60.

TEACHING AND GUIDING

  1. (Master of Veterinary Science) – 8(RAU, Bikaner; MAFSU, Nagpur)
  2. M.D. (Doctor of Medicine) -1 (University of Rajasthan, Jaipur)
  3. (Master of Philosophy) -2 (Alagappa University, Karaikudi)
  4. (Biotechnology) – 26 Dissertations
  5. D. (Veterinary Microbiology)- 1 (RAJUVAS, Bikaner)
  6. Ph.D. (Biotechnology)- 2 (RAJUVAS, Bikaner)

SKILLS & TRAININGS

Microsatellite analysis, RFLP, RAPD, SSCP, mutation studies and general working of molecular genetics laboratory. Use of Gene Tool, Phylip, Microsat, Labworks, Grabit, Harvey, SPSS, FBase, Dbase, Systat and general laboratory software along with the following trainings:-

  • Attended the Workshop on “Priority setting, monitoring and evaluation in NARS: Status, experience and way forward” on 27.5.2014 at NASC, New Delhi. Organised by IFPRI and NAIP.
  • Successfully accomplished the Management Development Programme on Leadership Development (a pre-RMP programme) at NAARM, Hyderabad from July 15 to 26, 2014.
  • MDP workshop on “Priority Setting, Monitoring and Evaluation of Agricultural Research Projects”. Organised by the National Academy of Agricultural Research Management (NAARM), Hyderabad from June 18-22, 2013.
  • Project Development Workshop funded by National Fund for Basic, Strategic and Frontier Application Research in Agriculture. Organised by the National Academy of Agricultural Research Management (NAARM), Hyderabad, from March 20-22, 2014.
  • Marker Assisted Selection. Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, US, from June 11 to September 16, 2009.
  • Workshop on Real Time PCR andDNA Sequencing Technology. Organized by Labindia Instruments Pvt. Ltd, Gurgaon-122016, from 19th to 20th July,2006.
  • Gene Characterisation and Biodiversity Analysis. Organised by National Bureau of Animal Genetic Resources, Karnal – 132001, from 4th to 13th October,2004.
  • Recent Advances in Molecular and Cytogenetic Techniques and their Application in Animal Breeding Programme. Summer school organized by the College of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry, Gujarat Agricultural University, Anand – 388001, from 12th June to 2nd July, 2001.
  • Information Technology in Agriculture. Organised by NAARM, Hyderabad from 12th June to 2nd July 2002.
  • Training on SPSS (Statistical Package for Social Sciences) at Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute, New Delhi –110012, from 30th April to 5th May, 2001.

AFFILIATIONS

  • Founder member, Executive Member, Joint Secretary: Society for Conservation of Domestic Animal Biodiversity
  • Life member : Indian Society for Sheep and Goat Production and Utilization
  • Joint Secretary:Mahavir International.

BOOKS / TECHNICAL BULLETINS

  1. S.C.Mehta (2014). Camel Development Strategy: Mewari Camel.Published by Director, National Research Centre on Camel, Bikaner, 2012.
  2. S.C.Mehta and N.V.Patil (2014). Pride of Thar: Jaisalmeri Camel.Published by Director, National Research Centre on Camel, Bikaner, 2012.
  3. Integrated Livestock Development in Tribal Area. (Eds. S.C.Mehtaet al.). Published by Director, National Research Centre on Camel, Bikaner, 2012.
  4. Characterisation and conservation of Jaisalmeri camel – by S.C.Mehta.Published by Director, NRCC, Bikaner, November, 2004
  5. Bikaneri camel: A breed descriptor - by S.C.Mehta and M.S.Sahani. Published by Director, NRCC, Bikaner, June, 2004.
  6. Camel Research Index (1880-2004), Eds. Raigar, R.D., Singh, H.P., Mehta, S.C. and Sahani, M.S. Published by Director, NRCC, Bikaner, April, 2005.
  7. S.C.Mehta and K.M.L.Pathak. (2007). Production, improvement and status of Kachchhi breed of camel. Published by Director, National Research Centre on Camel, Bikaner, Rajasthan.
  8. Compiled and edited a book entitled “Advances in Information Technology and Database Management”. Published by the Director, National Research Centre on Camel, Bikaner, 2002.
  9. Mewari camel in the breeding tract: a breed descriptor by S.C.Mehta. Published by Director, NRCC, Bikaner. 2004.

ARTICLES IN HINDI

  1. Mehta, S.C., Dahiya, S.S., Nagpal, A.K., Singh, S.S. and Tuteja, F.C. (2014). Livestock Policy : An Analysis. Karabh. Hindi Magazinepublished
  2. Mehta, S.C., Singh, S., Chirania, B.L. and Bissa, U.K. (2014): Camel production and breeding. Compendium published by the Director, National Research Centre on Camel, Bikaner. Page 7-10.
  3. issa, U.K. and Mehta, S.C. (2014) :Camel husbandry and breeding management.Compendium published by the Director, National Research Centre on Camel, Bikaner. Page 43-45.
  4. Mehta, S.C. (2013).Camel milk production and conservation in the breeding tract.Karabh. Hindi Magazinepublished by the Director, National Research Centre on Camel, Bikaner.
  5. Nagpal, A.K., Mehta,S.C., Ram Kumar, Raigar, R.D. (2013).Dynamics of population, livestock and agriculture development in Bikaner and Rajasthan during last one decade.Karabh. Hindi Magazinepublished by the Director, National Research Centre on Camel, Bikaner.
  6. Mehta S C (2013). Pratical camel breeding. Training on Camel Husbandry Profession under ATMA Project. Compendium published by the Director, National Research Centre on Camel, Bikaner. Page 16-19. 
  7. Bissa U K and Mehta S C (2013). Management of camel breeding in rural areas. Training on Camel Husbandry Profession under ATMA Project. Compendium published by the Director, National Research Centre on Camel, Bikaner. Page 23-25. 
  8. Sharma A K and Mehta S C (2013). Intellectual property right and the Indian Council of Agricultural Research. Training on Camel Husbandry Profession under ATMA Project. Compendium published by the Director, National Research Centre on Camel, Bikaner. Page 108-110.
  9. Vyas R L, Bissa U K and Mehta S C. (2012). Database management. Karabh 9.
  10. Mehta S C (2011). AadharkaushikaTaknik (Stem Cell technique). Karabh. 8.
  11. Mehta S C (2010). Janiye Genomics. Karabh. 7.
  12. Mehta S C (2008). Molecular markers for veterinary forensic medicine.. 6: 18-21.
  13. Mehta S C and Bhure S K. (2007). Milk protein genes and their expression. Karabh. 5: 22-24.
  14. Mehta S C and Vyas R L. (2006). Camel development and conservation. Karabh. 4: 54-55.
  15. Mehta S C, Bithu H K, Vyas R L and Sahani M S. (2005). Unt :Marusthalkijeevanrekha. Karabh. 3: 54-55.
  16. Bithu, H.K. and Mehta, S.C. (2003). South American Camelids : An Introduction. Karabh-2003.
  17. Bithu, H.K. and Mehta, S.C. (2003). Words and phrases related to camel husbandry s. Karabh-2003.

SCIENTIFIC NEWS

  1. Mehta, S.C.. (2015). Talks of Camel (UntanRi Bataan). ICAR Reporter. April-June 2015 : 17-18.
  2. Mehta, S.C., Mishra, B.P. and Sahani, M.S. (2003). . 8 (4) : 15-16.
  3. Mehta, S.C.(1993).Thecaseofthecrackedcatheter. Pashudhan.8 (10) : 7.
  4. Mehta, S.C. and Sahani, M.S. (2001). Six- Databases Developed. ARIS News.3 (4) : 3.
  5. Brain Storming Meet (2007). Rajasthan State Veterinary Council News Letter. 2 (1).

EDITING & REVIEWING PUBLICATIONS

  1. Member, Member Secretary, Chairman of Editorial Board : Centre’s Annual Reports, Vision 2025, Vision 2030, News Letters, Karabh (Hindi Magazine), Indian Double Humped Camel,NRCC Perspective Plan,
  2. Reviewer: Molecular Biology Reports (Springer); Indian Journal of Animal Sciences; Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology; Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology(BMC Journal); Indian Journal of Biotechnology (CSIR); Indian Journal of Small Ruminants. Indian Journal of Animal Research (ICAR).

AWARDS &MAJOR ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • National Record inLimca Book of Records2017 for the efforts done in the “Talks of Camel : A Mission for Conservation of Camel”.
  • Honoured by Nagar Nigam, Bikaner, Republic Day, 2017 for outstanding contribution in the field of Veterinary Science.
  • Honoured by Mahavir International, Bikaner for outstanding research and extension for the camel and the camel owners. November 6, 2016.
  • Honour by Jain Mahasabha, Bikaner, 2016for the work done for the Conservation of Camel.
  • Honoured by Mahavir International, Bikaner for Social Services during the year 2015-16. May 29, 2016.
  • Draft document of state policy on development of camels in Rajasthan for submission to the Chief Minister. February 3, 2014.
  • Institute Management Committee Member, ICAR-Central Sheep and Wool Research Institute, Avikanagar. (2012-2014)
  • Institute Management Committee Member, ICAR-National Research Centre on Equine, Hisar. . (2012-2014)
  • OrganisingSecretary,Scientists-stakeholder’s Interface Workshop held at National Research Centre on Camel, Bikaner during January 28-31, 2012.
  • OrganisingSecretary : Brain Storming Meet on 24th March,2007 to identify the major researchable issues for the XIth Five Year Plan.
  • Requested to chair one session in the International Scientific Conference on Camels organized by Gassim University, Buraidah, Gassim, Saudi Arabia, 9thto 11th May, 2006.
  • Acting as an Expert in a developmental Project on Bikaneri chokla sheep run by the district collector through District Rural Development Agency, Bikaner.
  • Selected as moderator in the International conference held at South Carolina, USA.
  • Identified and acted as nodal officer of Rajasthan for the preparation of “Country Report on Animal Genetic Resources” initiated by the FAO.

    PATENTS & TRADE MARKS DEVELOPED

    Talks of Camel ????????????Logo :Trade Mark for the UntanRi Bataan/Talks of Camel programme was developed and popularized. The Trade Mark has been registered in the “Trade Marks Registry” as per Intellectual Property India rules under social and community awareness programme and granted the Trade Mark Certificate No. 1460454. 

    GENBANK SUBMISSIONS

              Thirty Twosequences have been depositedaccession numbers allotted by the NCBIGenBank.

TALKS OF CAMEL (UNTAN RI BATAAN)

A mission for creating awareness through social media for conservation of camel was conceptualised and successfully conducted. The components of the mission are:-

  • Radio Programme-????????????  (Talks of Camel) : 33 Episodes Broadcasted.
  • Talks of Camel ????????????Logo :Designed and published by the Trade Marks Journal No. 1761, 2016.
  • WhatsApp Group: “Talks of Camel” created for sharing information.
  • Cell Phone: Acted as 108 Service for the camel farmers.
  • Facebook Page-Talks of Camel ???????????? :All Programme and Information. ~ 500 posts,600 views per post.
  • Sound Cloud- All Programmes.
  • You Tube - Talks of Camel Channel:Video of important programmes.
  • Google Drive-All Programme and Information.
  • Meeting with the Camel Farmers: Organize 102 meetings in 90 villages spread across the state having sizable camel population.
  • Treatment of Camel: Around 2000 sick camels were treated in this Programme
  • Group email :All programmes to 55 stakeholders.
  • Television Programme: ETV Rajasthan, DD Kisan, A1TV channel. 
  • FM Radio:Two Programmes on 92.7 Big FM.
  • News Papers :About 60 News Items in Leading News Papers.
  • Calendar, Posters, Banners, Pictures& Leaflets: To promoting camel husbandry.
  • - ????????????  Talks of Camel: A Mission for Conservation of Camel.
  • - Exhibitions on Camel Husbandry at 4 places in  Rajasthan
  • Work Shop: One day workshop with the Camel Milk Vendors.
  • Camel Competitions: In state level Chandrabhaga Fair 2015 and 40 Camel Owners

RADIO TALKS

  • Delivered Radio talk on the topic “Talks of Camel : A Mission for Conservation of Camel”” under the programme Talks of Camel (UntanRi Bataan) of Network Project on AnGR, NRCC, Bikaner Aakashwani Kendra. Broadcasted on September 16, 2016.
  • Delivered Radio talk on the topic “Improved Camel-breeding Management and Milk Production” under the programme Talks of Camel (UntanRi Bataan) of Network Project on AnGR, NRCC, Bikaner Aakashwani Kendra. Broadcasted on June 17, 2016.
  • Delivered Radio talk on the topic “Need of Synergic Efforts for Conservation of Camel” under the programme Talks of Camel (UntanRi Bataan) of Network Project on AnGR, NRCC, Bikaner Aakashwani Kendra. Broadcasted on March 18, 2016.
  • Delivered Radio talk on the topic “Conservation of Camel in Challenging Situations” under the programme Talks of Camel (UntanRi Bataan) of Network Project on AnGR, NRCC, BikanerAakashwani Kendra. Broadcasted on September 18, 2015.
  • Delivered Radio talk on the topic “Role of Indian Council of Agricultural Research in Conservation Animal Biodiversity” under the programme Talks of Camel (UntanRi Bataan) of Network Project on AnGR, NRCC, Bikaner Aakashwani Kendra. Broadcasted on April 17, 2015
  • Delivered Radio talk on the topic “Breeding and improvement of Indian camel breeds” under the programme of RAJUVAS with Bikaner Aakashwani Kendra. Broadcasted in January 2014.
  • Delivered Radio talk on the topic “Strategies for Camel Development utilizing Camel Milk” under the programme of RAJUVAS with Bikaner Aakashwani Kendra. Broadcasted in on September 4, 2014.
  • Delivered Radio talk on the topic “Animal BreedingStrategies for Rajasthan” under the programme of RAJUVAS with Bikaner Aakashwani Kendra. Broadcasted in on on December 14/January 15.

TELEVISION PROGRAMMES IN HINDI

  • Door Darshan –Kisan Channel: Expert in Hello Kisan Programme, Telecasted live on August 4, 2016 and February 16, 2017.
  • Talks of Camel Programmes on September 6, 2016. 
  • Programme on Camel Milk and Conservation of Camel, 2016. 
  • -Talks of Camel (UntanRi Bataan) June 26, 2015.
  • – Programmes in Hindi on various aspects of camel husbandry.
  • telecasted on 8th December, 2005 – 6.30 to 7.00 AM : Fitness criteria for purchase of a camel (Tips for purchase of  camels for different purposes).
  • telecasted on 10th December, 2005 – 6.30 to 7.00 AM :Sardiyon me UntkaAvasavamAahar. (Feeding, nutrition and accommodation of camel during winter season).
  • telecasted on 5th January, 2006 – 6.30 to 7.00 AM : Care of male and female camels during breeding season.
  • Characteristics of indigenous camel breeds with special reference to Jaisalmeri breed and tips to the farmers for the purchase of male camels for different purposes. Telecasted by Etv-Rajasthan on 5th May 2002 in “Anndata” programme (6.30 to 6.40 AM).

DOCUMENTARIES

  • Jaisalmeri camel
  • National Research Centre on Camel, Bikaner
  • Talks of Camel: A Mission for Conservation of Camel.

S.C.Mehta

 

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