As per the Section 11 of the Kamdhenu University Act Hon'ble Governershri of Gujarat is the Chancellor of the University by virtue of his office, and under Section 10 the Hon'ble Chancellor is the officer of the University. Hon'ble Shri O. P. Khohliji is the Chancellor of the University.

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Prof. M.C. Varshneya has been appointed by Government of Gujarat w.e.f. 19th August, 2014 as the first Vice Chancellor of Kamdhenu University, Gandhinagar. He was also the First Vice Chancellor of Anand Agricultural University, Anand for six years. Earlier to this he was Associate Dean, College of Agriculture, Pune. He is a member of the Governing Council and General Body of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research(ICAR), New Delhi.

Prof.Varshneya has at his credit 12 books, 87 Research Papers, 47 Book Chapters, 16 Articles besides 47 Reports and 45 Papers presented in Seminars.

He brought many laurels to AAU, Anand as the Vice Chancellor. To mention here a coveted project entitled "e-Krishi Kiran" of Soil Health Card for farmers of Gujarat was awarded Bronze Medal in 2009 by Govt. of India. As many as 42.4 lakh farmers are now issued soil health cards after testing their soils. Other states and Government of India are now following this project. Other accolades conferred on him includes "Glory of India Award-2009", Best Director Award, Best Research Article awards and lots more.

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Vice Chancellor

Dr. D. B. Patil : Doctorate in Veterinary Surgery & Radiology with experience of 29 years in teaching, research and extension. Published 112 research articles in international and national journals with four book chapters. Guided 03 PhD and 17 MVSc students. Bestowed with 27 awards/medals for scientific contributions including INSA fellowship for Poland. PI of RKVY, Stent, Plan and DBT projects.

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Director of Research & Dean Post Graduate Studies

Dr P. H. Vataliya : Veterinarian with Doctorate in Animal Genetics & Breeding, a renowned animal breeder and animal biotechnologist with vast experience in research, education and extension. He has to his credit 96 International and National research papers, 22 popular articles, 8 Booklets, two book chapters and 28 expert lectures/lead papers at scientific meets. He has organized 21 seminars/ workshops/trainings. He is bestowed with three awards including Best Teacher Award in his career of 32 years. He has guided 15 PG students in AGB and Animal Biotechnology and monitored 35 Research Projects funded by ICAR, DAHD&F and other agencies. He has contributed significantly in AICRPs on Poultry/ Cattle, Network Project on Buffalo, Core Laboratory, Anand under Network Project of NBAGR (ICAR), establishment and strengthening of Veterinary College, Junagadh, strengthening of Cattle Breeding Farm and Bull Mother Farm at JAU.

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Director of Extension Education


Dr. B. N. Patel: Doctorate in Pharmaceutical Sciences with experience of 9 years in teaching and research. He has Published 5 research articles, 3 review articles in international and national journals and one book. He Guided 09 M Pharm students. He has also attended more than 13 National conferences / seminars / symposium as well as more than 4 Staff development programmes.

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Director Of Student's Welfare

Dr. V. M. Ramani : Doctorate in Microbiology with 16 years of experience in teaching and research. Principal Investigator of four research projects funded by DBT, DST of Govt. of India and GSBTM of Govt. of Gujarat. Published 20 research papers and articles in national and intentional journals with four book chapters and three books. Guiding five Ph. D. students. Areas of research interest are nanotechnology, biosensors, micro/nano – encapsulation, efficient dairy effluent treatment, probiotic and prebiotic.

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Dean, Dairy Science Faculty

Akolkar Nitin Govind : M.Sc., 36 yres experience in Fishries Research, Education nine Research Paper, five Recommendation, five National/ International seminars.

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Dean, Faculty of Fisheries Science

Dr. Satish B. Deshpande: Graduated in 1983 from veterinary college Mhow (MP). M. V. Sc. And Ph.D. degrees were conferred by erstwhile Gujarat Agricultural University in 1990 and 2003 respectively in the discipline of Reproductive Biology. Have specialization in buck semen and goat embryo bio technology. Worked as Co Pl in “AICRP on Goat Improvement – Surti Field Unit”. Completed one adhoc (2006-2010) research project on “in situconservation of Surti Goats” as principal investigator at Navsari Agricultural University. Published more than 30 research article in national and international Journals. Published one Monograph on Surti goats, two books, 7 manuals and one Gujarati book on Goat Husbandry.

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Sanjay G. Chandne :Sanjay. G. Chandne having a master degree in Environmental Engineering. Beside, also pursuing Ph.D. in the relevant field. He is equipped with an experience of 15 years in the field of Construction and allied works. Enthusiastic to extend the best of knowledge of field & Administration in the interest of Kamdhenu University.


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Executive Engineer

Nisha Talsania M.com and chartered Accountant having experience in the field of Audit, Taxation, Finance and Accounts.

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Comptroller (I/c)

Ms. Hiral U. Shukla :Working in the capacity of Assistant Librarian and currently Incharge University Librarian earlier worked as a Librarian of Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan for six and half years. Her Qualifications are B.com, BLIS, MLIS.

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