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Dean, College of Fisheries
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 Name : Dr. Asha Dhawan
 Address : Dean, College of Fishery, GADVASU,Ludhiana
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 Phone : +91-161-2414061, 2414053
 Fax : +91-161-2414054
Brief Introduction :
Dr. Asha Dhawan, Senior Scientist, Fisheries took over the charge of Dean, College of Fisheries, GADVASU, Ludhiana w.e.f. 12.01.2011. She is actively involved in infrastructural development, administration, research, teaching and extension programmes. She has guided 8 M.Sc./M.F.Sc. and 1 Ph.D student. She has developed and taught many undergraduates and postgraduate courses related to fisheries. She has worked on the development of low cost aquaculture technologies for small and marginal farmers w.r.t. feed and feeding strategies and breeding & seed production, aquaculture development in salt affected/waterlogged areas and culture and seed production of Indian magur, Clarias batrachus. She has published 57 research papers, 31 status/review articles, 72 technical papers along with laboratory manual, training manual, farm bulletins etc. She has also authored books on ‘Introduction to Inland Fisheries’ and ‘Carp Culture’. She worked as PI/Co-PI of number of projects funded by various agencies like ICAR and Punjab Farmers Commission. She is a life member of 8 professional societies. She is a referee of International journal ‘Aquaculture’ and national journals Indian J Animal Nutrition and Indian Journal of Ecology. She is a member of editorial board of Indian J Ecology (PAU, Ludhiana) and was executive member of Asian Fisheries Society (Indian branch), Mangalore. She has participated in more than 45 seminar/symposia both at National & International levels.

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