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Mahatma Basweshwar Education Society

India

Biography

Dr. Kiran Dande is Associate Professor and Head Department of Dairy science at Mahatma Basweshwar College, Latur (INDIA). As an academic and researcher working in the areas of sustainable agriculture, animal husbandry and dairy science for over three decades, Dr. Dande has published 65 research papers in national, international peer reviewed and indexed journals. He holds four Indian National patents published in official Journal from Patent office. He is a recipient of two national awards - Rashtriya Gaurav (which translates to ‘National Pride’) Award from IIFS and Best Citizens of India Award from International Publishing House.
Dr. Dande was honored to be an invited speaker on the topic “Symbiotic Relationship and Sustainable Agriculture” at the 6th International Conference on Sustainable Animal Agriculture for Developing Countries organized by Brawijaya University at Batu city, Indonesia in October 2017. He has attended many national and International conference in India and abroad including Food & Nutrition Conference 2017 at Las Vegas (USA).
His research areas include Dairy Science, livestock nutrition and management and epidemiological studies related to Ixodid ticks. He is engaged in consulting farmers on sustainable agriculture practices and has been appreciated for his feed formulation in saving the lives of thousands of livestock during drought conditions by Veterinary Authorities of the Government of India.
He earned his Master of Science in Animal Husbandry and Dairying at Marathwada Agricultural University, Parbhani. He also earned Master of Philosophy in Zoology at Pune University, Pune and Ph.D. in Dairy Science at Swami Ramanand Teerth Marathwada University, Nanded (Maharashtra State, India).