Dr. Shivshankar Madhavrao Usturge
Karnataka Veterinary Animal & Fisheries Sciences
Prof.Shivashankar Usturge is presently serving as Registrar.
He Obtained B.V.Sc & A.H. in 1st division form Marathwada Agricultural University in 1980, he completed his post graduation in Veterinary Surgery in 1st division from Bombay Veterinary College, Mumbai in 1982. He joined as Assistant Professor at College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, M.A.U. Parbhani in October 1982. He obtained Ph.D. degree from M.A.U. Parbhani in the year 1993. He served as Associate Professor, at Parbhani and as Head, Department of Surgery and Radiology, College of Veterinary and Animal Science, Udgir, until May 1996.He assumed Professor and Head, Dept. of Surgery and Radiology, he joined at Veterinary College Bidar in May 1996 under UAS, Dharwad. He was elevated to University Officer in 2006 and worked as Director of Instruction (PGS), Dean, and In charge officers as Director of Research, Vice-Chancellor, Controller of Examination, Uni.librarian, OSD- Vety College Athani & Registrar under KVAFSU, Bidar from year 2006 till 2018 .He has organized National Symposium of ISVS in 2006 and many short term training courses for field veterinarians Dept. of A.H. & V.S., Govt. of Karnataka. He is also on the panel of selection committee for various State Farm Universities and Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi.
Besides having publisher over 89 Research and Clinical article in journals of National and International repute and 94 papers in National and International Symposia / Seminar, Dr. S.M. Usturge is closely associated with various professional organizations at State and National level & he is life member of seven national level professional organizations. He is recipient of 14 National and 4 International awards. He was elected as Vice-President of Indian Society for Veterinary Surgery during year 2006. He was also elected as Fellow of Indian Society for Veterinary Surgery in the year 2004 and admitted as Fellow of National Academy of Veterinary Sciences (India) during the 2007.
He has guided 14 Masters & 1 PhD student besides members of advisory committee of many Masters and Doctoral students.
He has acted as PRT members for ICAR accreditation of Veterinary University Mathura, UGC accreditation of SVVU Tirupati and Members of Institutional management committee of PDP (Poultry) ICAR, Hyderabad. He had established many institutions under KVAFSU since his tenure of 12 years as Officer in the University.