Principal & Dean of Dairy Science College

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Dr. Balmukund Punamchand Shah
PRINCIPAL & DEAN
SHETH M.C. COLLEGE OF DAIRY SCIENCE
ANAND AGRICULTURL UNIVERSITY
ANAND -388 110 ( GUJARAT )
Phones :(O) ( +91) (2692) 261030,225830
FAX :(+91) (2692) 261314
E-mail : principaldsc@yahoo.com

 

Personal Information

Birth Date : 26-02-1953

Birth place : Vejalpur of Panchmahal District

Academic qualifications

Exam University/Board Year of Passing Specialization
B.E.(Mechanical) Sardar Patel University, Vallabh Vidyanagar, Gujarat 1975 Production Engineering
M.E.(Mechanical) Sardar Patel University, Vallabh Vidyanagar, Gujarat 1979 Machine Design
Ph.D. (Dairy Engineering) Gujarat Agricultural University, Sardar Krushinagar, Gujarat 1993 Dairy Engineering

 

Employment Records

Period Institute/College Designation Responsibilities
02.09.2006 continue SMC College of Dairy Science, Anand Principal & Dean Research , Teaching and Administration
01-07-1998 to continue SMC College of Dairy Science, Anand Head of Dairy Engineering Department Research , Teaching and Administration
18-08-1986 to 31-08-1999 SMC College of Dairy Science, Anand Associate Professor Research and Teaching
27-03-1979 to 17-08-1986 SMC College of Dairy Science, Anand Assistant Professor Research and Teaching
06-08-1975 to 26-03-1979 SMC College of Dairy Science, Anand Lecturer Teaching.

Awards / Medals

  • A research article on “Development of Mathematical Model for Laminar Air Flow Systems” is awarded “Certificate of Merit for the year 1995-96”, by the Institution of Engineers (India), Calcutta.
  • A research article on “Effect of Internal Reflection on Enhancement of UV Irradiation in Laminar Air Flow Unit” is awarded the FIRST PRIZE of Gujarat Science Academy, Ahmedabad; for the Research Paper Competition held on 16th Feb., 1997 at Sardar Patel University, Vallabh Vidyanagar, Gujarat.
  • A research article on “Effect of SSHE Shape On Heat Transfer Coefficient in Basundi Making” published in Indian Journal of Dairy Science achieved the FIRST BEST PAPER AWARD for the year 2003 of Indian Dairy Association.
  • A paper entitled “Conservation of Energy by Cogeneration in Dairy Industry” presented in paper competition in 19th Gujarat Science Congress held at Vallabh Vidyanagar on February 19th , 2005 achieved the FIRST BEST PAPER AWARD.
  • A paper entitled “Effect of SSHE Shape On Heat Transfer Coefficient in Basundi Making” published in Indian Journal of Dairy Science achieved the “Hari Ohm Ashram Prerit Shri Bhaikaka Inter University Smarak Trust Award” for the year 2003-2004.
  • A research paper entitled “Sandesh Making- An Innovative Approach” presented in 3rd National Convention of Dairy Engineers Held at NDRI, Karnal; on November, 2005 is awarded Consolation prize.

Membership

  • N.S.S. Advisory Committee, SMC College of Dairy Science, Anand for the year 1997-98 and 1998-99.
  • Selection Committee to conduct interview of Jr. Res.Fellow/Res.Fellow Associate for the scheme “Evaluation and reduction of energy losses in Dairy Processing Operations” Financed by ICAR, New Delhi.
  • Co-Chairman for the Session on “Agricultural Chemistry, Dairy Technology and Environmental Aspects” in Xth NCAE, held at Bhopal during 10-11 Feb., 1996.
  • Board of Studies on Dairy Science, Gujarat Agricultural University, Anand.
  • Agricultural Research Sub Committee on Dairy Science, Gujarat Agricultural University, Anand.
  • Zonal Research and Extension Agricultural Committee, Gujarat Agricultural University , Anand.
  • Referee for assessment of outstanding work done by teachers of “University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore “
  • Chairman, Students’ Representative Council, SMC College of Dairy Science, Anand , since 9-7-1994 to 31-10-2001.
  • Actively involved to reframe the courses of B.Tech. (D.T.) Dairy Engineering Courses, as directed by ICAR during the year 1998-99.
  • I participated in the workshop of Broad Subject Matter Area Committee of Dairy Science, Anand.
  • Nominated by the Hon. Vice-Chancellor of Rajasthan Agricultural University, Udaipur; as committee member of course on “ Dairy and Food Engineering” for the period 20-2-2002 to 19-2-2003.
  • Professor In charge of P.G. Studies for Dairy Engineering Discipline.
  • Member of Academic Council of Anand Agricultural University, Anand.
  • Chairman of Vidya Dairy, AAU, Anand, since 02-09-2006.
  • Chairman of all the Board of Studies of Dairy Science Faculty, AAU, Anand.
  • Member of Milk and Milk Products Order-1992, Office of the Animal Husbandry, Gujarat State, Krushi Bhavan, Sector 10-A, Gandhi Nagar for two years.

Other Information

Dr. B.P. Shah has published 13 Research Papers in different National/International Journals. He presented 18 research papers along with 4 poster papers in different seminars/conferences of National level. He has also published 21 technical papers in National Journal as well as presented 8 technical papers in different symposium/conference /seminar etc.

Dr. Shah has attended more than 30 seminars/ conferences/ workshops/ conventions/ Symposium/ Congress of National repute and also participated in 5 summer institutes/Short Training Courses.