Dr BN Tripathi assumes charge of Vice Chancellor SKUAST Jammu

JAMMU, JUNE 20: Dr BN Tripathi assumed office as Vice-Chancellor of Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Jammu today. 

Soon after resuming charge as Vice-Chancellor, SKUAST-Jammu, Dr BN Tripathi had an interaction meeting with the statutory officers of the university to assess various activities in the field of Teaching, Research and Extension. He laid emphasis on skill development of students and shared his vision for the development of the university.

Dr BN Tripathi graduated from Veterinary College, Mathura in 1984 and completed his M.V.Sc and Ph.D. from Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar in 1987 and 1990, respectively. Prior to joining as Vice Chancellor SKUAST Jammu, Dr BN Tripathi was working as Deputy Director General (Animal Science) ICAR, New Delhi.

Dr BN Tripathi did his Post doctorate from Institute of Animal Health, Compton (UK) in 1998-99 and remained visiting Scientist of Moredun Research Institute, Edinburgh in 2003-04. He is a recipient of International Wellcome Trust Travel fellowship in 2003-04 and International Travel Grants from Indian National Science Academy (INSA) in 2005.

Dr Tripathi worked in various Institutes of National and International repute in various capacities including Director, ICAR-National Research Centre on Equines; Director, CCS-National Institute of Animal Health and Head of Animal Health Division, Central Sheep & Wool Research Institute.

Dr BN Tripathi is an Elected Fellow of nine Science Academies/Societies including The Royal College of Pathologists (FRCPath), London UK; National Academy of Agricultural Sciences (FNAAS); National Academy of Veterinary Sciences (FNAVS) and National Academy of Dairy Sciences (NADSi). He has published 200 original research papers, 5 books, 4 manuals, 5 technical bulletins, 3 policy papers and has 10 patents to his credit.

Dr Tripathi is currently President of Indian Assoc. of Vet Pathologists and has been Chief Editor, Indian Journal of Veterinary Pathology and IAVP Newsletter. He is also an active Member of International delegation of ICAR for various meetings.