Dr. S. C. Mehta
Dr. S. C. Mehta

CURRICULUM VITAE

Dr.S. C. Mehta

Campusemail: [email protected]

ORCID : 0000-0003-0414-1946

 

I.PERSONAL

Dr.S. C. Mehta,

II.ACADEMIC

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)

III.PROFESSIONAL

Principal Scientist, Animal Genetics & Breeding (ARS-1991)

Officer In-chargePhone: 91-9414416425

National Research Centre on Equines      email: [email protected]

Equine Production

Bikaner-334001, Rajasthan, India          

Professional Experience:31 Years

 

IV.DISTINCTIONS

  • FELLOW-SOCDAB:  Conferred fellowship of Society for Conservation of Domestic Animal Biodiversity (SOCDAB) in the XVll Annual Convention of SOCDAB and National Symposium on Enhancement of Farmer income through Management of Animal Genetic Resources  held on February 10-11,2020 at College of Veterinary Sciences and Animal Husbandry, NDVSU Campus, Mhow (MP).
  • Vice-President (2019-2022) of “Society for Conservation of Domestic Animal Biodiversity (SOCDAB)” National Bureau of Animal Genetic Resources, Karnal
  • Editorial Board Member: Journal of camel Practice and Research, Camel Publishing House, Bikaner
  • Reviewer: Small Ruminant Research, Biologia, Scientific Reports, Molecular Biology Reports, Journal of camel Practice and Research, Indian Journal of Experimental Biology, International Journal of Livestock Research,  , Indian Journal of Animal Sciences; Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology; Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology, Indian Journal of Biotechnology; Indian Journal of Small Ruminants. Indian Journal of Animal Research.
  • Official Language Shield: President Official Language of the ICAR-NRCE, EPC, Bikaner. The Campus has been awarded Official Language Shield (small offices) for the year 2018-19 by Official Language Executive Committee of Bikaner, Rajasthan.
  • Invited Expert:  Sixth Research Council of Rajasthan University of Veterinary and Animal Science, Bikaner on February 14, 2020.
  • Invited Expert: Seventh Research Council of Rajasthan University of Veterinary and Animal Science, Bikaner on March 22, 2021.
  • Research Advisory Board Member (2016-22). ICMR Project -Multidisciplinary Research Unit at Sardar Patel Medical College, Bikaner
  • Certificate of Excellence in Reviewing 2021 by Journal of Pharmaceutical Research International.
  • Active Camel Research Scientist Award 2020 by Journal of Camel Practice and Research, Camel Publishing House, Bikaner
  • Associate-Editor, International Journal of Genomics and Proteomics, Bio-info publications.
  • Editorial Board Member: Camel: An International Journal of Veterinary Sciences, New Delhi Publisher.
  • National Record inLimca Book of Records 2017 for the efforts done in the “Talks of Camel : A Mission for Conservation of Camel”.
  • Honoured by The Mayor, Nagar Nigam, Bikaner, Republic Day, 2017 for outstanding contribution in the field of Veterinary Science.
  • Honoured by Rajasthan State Government Minister Sh. Govardhan Ji Raikafor outstanding scientific contribution for conservation of camel on 30.12.2016.
  • 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)
  • Organising Secretary,Scientists-stakeholder’s Interface Workshop held at National Research Centre on Camel, Bikaner during January 28-31, 2012.
  • Organising Secretary: 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, 9th to 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.
  • Best Poster Presentation Award. 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.
  • Senior Research Fellowship : Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar, 1990
  • Junior Research Fellowship : Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi, 1988
  • Need-cum-Merit Scholarship : Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi, 1983

 

V.PUBLICATIONS

99 Papers published in the Journals of National and International Repute.

BOOKS / TECHNICAL BULLETINS

  1. Dedar, R., Singh, J., Legha, R.A., Mehta, S. C. and Pal, Yash (2021). Genetic Improvement of Indigenous Horses. Training programme for Veterinary Officers on “Entrepreneurship Development in Equine Husbandry”. Published by Director, ICAR-NRCE, Hisar, February 25-27, 2021. Pages 1-77.
  2. Mehta, S. C., Talluri, T.R., Singh J. and Tripathi, B.N. (2019). Network approach for genetic improvement of indigenous horses. Training of veterinary officers on artificial insemination in equines. Published by Director, ICAR-NRCE, Hisar, July 18-20, 2019. Pages 1-120.
  3. Mehta, S. C., Talluri, T.R., Singh J. and Tripathi, B.N. (2019). Network approach for genetic improvement of indigenous horses. Training of veterinary officers on artificial insemination in equines. Published by Director, ICAR-NRCE, Hisar, August 7-9, 2019. Pages 1-132.
  4. Mehta S C, Dahiya S S, Patil N V, Tantia M S and Sharma A. (2018). Glimpses of Talks of Camel. Published by ICAR-National Research Centre on Camel, Bikaner, Rajasthan. ISBN 978-81927935-73. p 116.
  5. Mehta S C, Dahiya S S , Sharma R, Tantia M S and Sharma A. (2017). Camel Genetic Resources of India- Mewari Camel. NRCC/Technical Bulletin/2017/2, published by ICAR-National Research Centre on Camel, Bikaner, Rajasthan. ISBN 9788192793559. p 52.
  6. Mehta S C, Dahiya S S , Sharma R, Tantia M S and Sharma A. (2017). Camel Genetic Resources of India- Jalori Camel. NRCC/Technical Bulletin/2017/3, published by ICAR-National Research Centre on Camel, Bikaner, Rajasthan. ISBN 9788192793566. p 56.
  7. S.C.Mehta (2014). Camel Development Strategy: Mewari Camel.Published by Director, National Research Centre on Camel, Bikaner, 2012.
  8. S.C.Mehta and N.V.Patil (2014). Pride of Thar: Jaisalmeri Camel.Published by Director, National Research Centre on Camel, Bikaner, 2012.
  9. Integrated Livestock Development in Tribal Area. (Eds. S.C.Mehtaet al.). Published by Director, National Research Centre on Camel, Bikaner, 2012.
  10. Characterisation and conservation of Jaisalmeri camel – by S.C.Mehta.  Published by Director, NRCC, Bikaner, November, 2004
  11. Bikaneri camel: A breed descriptor - by S.C.Mehta and M.S.Sahani. Published by Director, NRCC, Bikaner, June, 2004.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. Compiled and edited a book entitled “Advances in Information Technology and Database Management”. Published by the Director, National Research Centre on Camel, Bikaner, 2002.
  15. Mewari camel in the breeding tract: a breed descriptor by S.C.Mehta. Published by Director, NRCC, Bikaner. 2004.

 

TEACHING AND GUIDING

  1. M.V.Sc. (Master of Veterinary Science) – 10(RAU, Bikaner; MAFSU, Nagpur)
  2. M.D. (Doctor of Medicine) -1 (University of Rajasthan, Jaipur)
  3. M.Phil. (Master of Philosophy) -2 (Alagappa University, Karaikudi)
  4. M.Sc. (Biotechnology) – 26 Dissertations
  5. Ph.D. (Veterinary Microbiology)- 1 (RAJUVAS, Bikaner)
  6. Ph.D. (Biotechnology)- 2 (RAJUVAS, Bikaner)

SCIENTIFIC NEWS IN PRINT AND ELECTRONIC MEDIA

  1. Mehta, S.C.. (2015). Talks of Camel (Untan Ri Bataan). ICAR Reporter. April-June 2015 : 17-18.
  2. Mehta, S.C., Mishra, B.P. and Sahani, M.S. (2003). Genetic differentiation of Indian camel breeds using random oligonucleotide primers.ICAR News. 8 (4) : 15-16.
  3. Mehta, S.C.  (1993).  The  case  of  the  cracked  catheter. 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).

PATENTS & TRADE MARKS DEVELOPED

  • Talks of Camel ऊंटांरीबातांLogo :Trade Mark for the Untan Ri 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

  • Fifty foursequences have been depositedaccession numbers allotted by the NCBI GenBank.

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:-

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

Editorial Team