Dr. Eaknath B. Chakurkar

Director (Acting)

                     

           Dr. Eaknath  Bhanudasrao Chakurkar , completed his B.V.Sc. and AH  from College of Veterinary Sciences Marathwada Agricultural University Parbhani and   PhD from Bombay Veterinary College DSBSKKV Dapoli.  He worked as  Assistant professor of Gynecology at the Bombay Veterinary college Parel Mumbai from  July 1990 to July 1991. He entered ARS on 5th August 1991 at NAARM Hyderabad and then  joined  ICAR Research Complex for  Goa  in July  1992 as Scientist Animal Reproduction  and further  worked  in different capacities  as scientist, Scientist Senior Scale, Senior Scientist and since 1/1/2010 he is working as Principal Scientist Animal Reproduction in the same Institute. His area of specialization is Animal Reproduction  and Veterinary Gynecology.
He has published  52  Research articles in referred journals,  Six technical bulletins, 10 extension folders.
He has expertise in techniques related to Infertility management in dairy animals,  Embryo Transfer in cattle, Artificial Insemination in Pigs, Goat reproduction and Rabbit production. He could register first livestock breed of Goa State i.e Agonda Goan pig in 2015. He has developed a boar semen extendor which is under process of patent.
He has the experience of handling two projects from DBT, four projects from RKVY  apart from other  institute project.

He is  recipient of the “FAKHRUDDIN ALI AHMED AWARD(bianum)”  on 16th July  1998. He was conferred   "Fellow of National Academy of Veterinary Sciences" in 2007.