Dr. Gokuldas P. P.    Senior Scientist (Animal Reproduction)

                                                                                      

                                                                                    Address: Animal Science Section,

                                                                ICAR - CCARI,               

                                                                Old Goa 403 402

                                                                Phone: 0832-2284678 Ext. 309

                                                                Fax: 0832-2285649

                                                                Email: Gokuldas.PP@icar.gov.in

 

 

 

Academic background:

Ph. D from ICAR-Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Bareilly, U.P. (2015)

MVSc. from ICAR-Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Bareilly, U.P. (2009)

BVSc. & AH from Kerala Agricultural University, Thrissur, Kerala (2007)

 

 

Research interests and current focus

  1. Female animal reproduction, reproductive biology, andrology and frozen semen technology

  2. Evaluation of reproductive performance, fertility status of farm animals and development, refinement of suitable reproductive strategies and management tools to optimize reproduction of farm animals reared under coastal ecosystem

  3. Development of reproductive management tools and strategies for sustainable livestock production in coastal regions

Outreach and Extension

  • Development and popularization of packages and practices for farm animal production and scientific reproductive management of animal resources

  • Training and consultancy service to farmers, entrepreneurs and academicians about reproductive technologies and scientific reproductive management

  • Popularization of scientific dairy and pig farming practices in the coastal region

  • Involvement in STC, SCSP schemes and MGMG programme

Membership in professional societies

  1. Life member of Indian Society for Study on Animal Reproduction (ISSAR) 

  2. Life member of the Indian Society for the Study of Reproduction and Fertility (ISSRF)

  3. Registered Veterinary Practitioner, Kerala Veterinary Council (KVC)

  4. Life member of Agricultural Research Service Scientists Forum (ARSSF)

  5. Member, Indian Society for Advancement of Canine Practice (ISACP)

  6. Member, Loris Nature Club and Blue Cross Society, Thrissur

  7. Member, Association for Coastal Agricultural Research, Goa (ACAR)

  8. Member, The Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA)

     

 

 

Awards and honours

  1. ‘Best Young Scientist Award’ in the International Symposium organized by Indian Society for Study on Animal Reproduction (ISSAR), Dec-2009, Veterinary College, Namakkal, Tamil Nadu

  2. Outstanding Participant award in the ICAR-sponsored Winter School on “Advances in reproductive technologies to augment fertility in farm animals” held at Division of Animal Reproduction, IVRI, Izatnagar from 1-21st November, 2011

  3. Awarded ‘Certificate of Excellence in reviewing’ in recognition of an outstanding contribution to quality of International Journal of Livestock Research in 2013 and 2014

  4. ‘Best Poster Award’ in the National Conference on ‘Opportunities and Strategies for Sustainable Pig Production’, ICAR-NRC on pig, Guwahati, 20-21st December, 2014

  5. ‘Best oral presentation award’ (Co-author) in the International Symposium organized by the Society for Conservation of Domestic Animal Biodiversity & TANUVAS during 13-14th February, 2015

  6. ‘J.N. Pandey Memorial Best poster award’ (Co-author) in the National Symposium on Physiological Innovations to Forecast the Impact of Climate Change and evolve Strategies for Sustainable Livestock Production, Veterinary College, Bidar (21st-22nd December, 2017) 

  7. Elsevier Reviewer Recognition Certificate from the International peer-reviewed Journal of Animal Reproduction-Theriogenology, Society for Theriogenology, USA (2021)

  8. Member, Peer Review Panel of International Journals PLOS ONE journal, California, USA and Annals of Animal Science, Kraków, Poland

 

 

 

 

Research Publications

Journals

     International Journals

 

  • Gokuldas PP, Singh SK, Tamuli MK, Naskar S, Vashi Y, Thomas R, Barman K, Pegu SR, Chethan SG, Agarwal SK. (2018). Dietary supplementation of n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid alters endometrial expression of genes involved in prostaglandin biosynthetic pathway in breeding sows (Sus scrofa). Theriogenology; 110:201-208.

  • Gokuldas, P.P., Tamuli, M.K., Mohan, N.H., Barman, K. and Mahapatra, R.K. (2015). Farrowing response and piglet viability following Cloprostenol-induced farrowing in Duroc sows with prolonged gestation. J. Applied Anim. Research, 43(2): pp. 153-156.

  • Gokuldas, P.P., M.C. Yadav, H. Kumar, A.K.S. Tomar, S. Mehmood and G. Singh (2010). Resumption of ovarian cyclicity and fertility response in bull-exposed postpartum buffaloes. Animal Reproduction Science, 121: 236–241.

  • J.K. Prasad, R. Islam, M. Murugan, Gokuldas P.P., B.K. Binsila, P.Perumal, H. Kumar and G.K. Das. (2012). Relieving of dystocia due to ascetic fetus by siphoning fetal peritoneal fluid in buffalo. Theriogenology Insight: 2(2): 87-92.

  • Paramesh, V., Parajuli, R., Chakurkar, E.B., Sreekanth, G.B., Kumar, H.C., Gokuldas, P.P., Mahajan, G.R., Manohara, K.K., Viswanatha, R.K. and Ravisankar, N. (2019). Sustainability, energy budgeting, and life cycle assessment of crop-dairy-fish-poultry mixed farming system for coastal lowlands under humid tropic condition of India. Energy, 188 (116101), pp: 1-13.

  • Paramesh, V.; Sreekanth, G.B.; Chakurkar, E.B.; Kumar, H.C.; Gokuldas, P.P.; Manohara, K.K.; Ramdas Mahajan, G.; Rajkumar, R.S.; Ravisankar, N.; Panwar, A.S. (2020). Ecosystem Network Analysis in a Smallholder Integrated Crop–Livestock System for Coastal Lowland Situation in Tropical Humid Conditions of India. Sustainability, 12, 5017, pp: 1-16.

  • Chakurkar, E. B., Sahu, A. R., Naik, S., Kumar, H.C and Gokuldas, P.P. (2021). Genetic evaluation of growth and reproductive performances of crossbred pigs reared under intensive system in tropical humid coastal climate. Tropical animal health and production, 53(2), 243, pp: 10

National Journals

  • Gokuldas P.P., M.K. Tamuli, N.H. Mohan, K. Barman, and N.R. Sahoo (2015). A comparative analysis of reproductive performance in different pig breeds reared under intensive management systems of sub-tropical climate. Indian J Anim. Sci., 85(9): 1042-1045.

  • Paramesh V, Chakurkar EB, Bhagat T, Sreekanth GB, Chetan Kumar HB, Rajkumar S, Gokuldas PP, Mahajan GR, Manohara KK and Ravisankar N. (2021). Impact of integrated farming system on residue recycling, nutrient budgeting and soil health. Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 91 (1): 44–8

  • K. Barman, S. Banik, R. Thomas, Gokuldas P.P., P. Kaushik, S. Kumar, B. C. Das, A. K. Das, D. Konwar and S. Rajkhowa (2020). Effects of replacing conventional diets with brewer’s rice byproducts on performance of crossbred (Hampshire x Ghungroo) grower pigs Indian J. Anim. Hlth., 59(1), pp: 62-66.

  • NH Mohan, LK Nayak, PP Gokuldas, S Debnath, M Paul, L Ammayappan, VV Ramamurty and Sarma DK (2018). Relationship between morphology and tensile properties of pig hair fibre. Indian Journal of Fibre and Textile Research, 43: 126-131.

  • Barman K, Konwar D, Banik S, Girish Patil S, Gokuldas PP, Thomas R and Rajkhowa S. (2018). Effect of supplementation of Azolla (Azolla carolini) meal on performance of crossbred (Hampshire x Ghungroo) pigs, Indian Journal of Animal Nutrition, 35(4):469-472

  • K. Barman, M.K. Tamuli, DK Sarma, S, Banik, Mohan, N.H., R. Thomas, Gokuldas P.P., S.R. Pegu (2016). Effect of Replacing Maize with Bakery Waste on the Performance of Growing Crossbred Pigs. Animal Nutrition and Feed Technology, 16:165-169.

  • Binsila B.K., R.Islam, Harendra Kumar, Gokuldas P.P. and Harish.C. (2011). Management of post-cervical uterine torsion in a Murrah buffalo. J Indian Vet. Association, 9(3), pp: 60-61.

  • G.K. Das., R. Dutt., S. Deori., P. Jaglan., Gokuldas P.P and U. Shankar (2011). Incomplete cervical dilatation causing dystocia in a buffalo. Indian J.Vet. Research, 17(2): 41-43.

  • Gokuldas P.P., Pramod Kumar R, Aravind, S, Sreejith J.R & Rathish R.L. (2010). Fertility management through Immunomodulation. J. Indian Vet. Association, 15(1), pp: 57-61.

  • Gokuldas P.P., Ravi Dutt and S. Deori. (2009). Canine Pregnancy Diagnosis–An update, Pet India. 15(7), pp: 22-23.

 

Books, book chapters

  • Chakurkar E. B., Desai A. R., Thangam M., Manohara K. K., Shivasharanappa N., Gokuldas P.P., Rajkumar R. S., Mahajan G. R., Susitha R., Vishwanatha Reddy K., Sreekanth G. B., Paramesha V., Das B., Desai S., Chethan Kumar H. B., Mayekar T. and Nayak N. (2020). Coastal Agricultural Resource Inventory: An overview and way forward. ICAR–CCARI, Old Goa, Goa, India. ISBN - 978-93-5406-829-4, pp: 1-288.

  • Chakurkar EB, Gokuldas PP and R Susitha. (2018). E-book on Modern techniques in pig semen processing and Artificial Insemination. Accessible at https://cbp.icar.gov.in/

  • Gokuldas P.P., Chethan Kumar H.B., Rajkumar R.S. and Shivasharanappa N. (2020). Status of production and productivity of dairy animals. In: Coastal Agricultural Resource Inventory: An overview and way forward. (Eds): Chakurkar E. B., Desai A. R., Thangam M., Manohara K. K., Shivasharanappa N., Gokuldas P.P., Rajkumar R. S., Mahajan G. R., Susitha R., Vishwanatha Reddy K., Sreekanth G. B., Paramesha V., Das B., Desai S., Chethan Kumar H. B., Mayekar T. and Nayak N. ICAR–CCARI, Old Goa, Goa, India. ISBN - 978-93-5406-829-4, pp: 1-288.

  • Chakurkar E.B., Naik Sajan, Chetan Kumar, Gokuldas PP and Udharwar Sanjay. (2019). Scientific Pig rearing-A success story of pig growers of Goa: Scientific Pig rearing - A Success Story of pig growers from Goa. ICAR-CCARI, Goa. pp: 1-25.

  • Gokuldas P.P. and M.K. Tamuli. (2017). Control of estrus and ovarian activity in sows. In: Pig Production and Pork Processing-Indian Perspective. (Eds): R. Thomas. and D.K. Sarma. ISBN: 978-93-86110-64-0, Jaya Publishing House, Delhi. pp: 143-144.

  • Gokuldas P.P. and M.K. Tamuli. (2017). Management of seasonal infertility and anestrus. In: Pig Production and Pork Processing-Indian Perspective. (Eds): R. Thomas. and D.K. Sarma. ISBN: 978-93-86110-64-0, Jaya Publishing House, Delhi. pp: 159-162.

  • Gokuldas P.P. and M.K. Tamuli. (2017). Care and management of gilts. In: Pig Production and Pork Processing-Indian Perspective. (Eds): R. Thomas. and D.K. Sarma. ISBN: 978-93-86110-64-0, Jaya Publishing House, Delhi. pp: 137-139.

  • Ashok Kumar, S. Kumar, Mahak Singh, Gokuldas PP and P Kumar. (2015). ‘Non-infectious causes of bubaline abortions’. In: Bubaline Theriogenology, (Ed. G.N. Purohit, A. Borghese) published by International Veterinary Information Service, Ithaca, NY, A5711.0715. pp: 164-165.

  • Gokuldas P.P and Tamuli, M.K. (2015) ‘Reproductive Management in Pigs’ In: Handbook of Scientific Pig Farming, (Ed(s): S. Rajkhowa, R. Thomas, D.K. Sarma), ICAR- NRC on pig, Rani, Guwahati. pp:183-184.

  • Perumal, P., J.K. Chamuah, P.P. Gokuldas and E.M. Sadeesh (2013). “Pre-determination of sex of bovine Sperm” In: Advances in Cattle Research (Eds, Singh, U., Kumar, S., Kumar, A., Deb, R. and Sharma, A). Satish Serial Publishing House, Delhi, pp:175-180.

  • Perumal, P., T.C. Balamurugan, P. Jayaganthan, P.P. Gokuldas and A. Gopalakrishnan. (2013). ‘Probiotics in Animal Production’ In: Compendium on 'Probiotics in Sustainable Food Production: Current Status and Future Prospects' Seminar sponsored by Ministry of Food Processing Industries organized at Gandhigram Rural Institute, Tamil Nadu, pp. 249-50.

  • Tamuli M.K. and Gokuldas P.P. (2012). ‘Preservation of Boar semen for artificial insemination’ and ‘Management of Breeding Boars’. In: Handbook of Pig husbandry. (Eds. Anubrata Das, M.K. Tamuli., Mohan N.H. and R. Thomas) Today and Tomorrow’s Publishers. pp:166-169.

  • Gokuldas P.P. and Perumal, P. (2012). ‘Micro and Nano-Scale Technologies: Applications in Bovine Reproduction Research’ In: Livestock Update. (Eds, Singh, U., Kumar, S., Kumar, A., Deb, R. and Sharma, A). Satish Serial Publishing House, Vedams Books (P) Ltd. Pitampura, N. Delhi, pp: 170-174.

  • Gokuldas P.P. and Yadav M.C. (2010). Bull-biostimulation in postpartum buffaloes, Research monograph published by LAP, Germany. pp: 1-95.

     

Others

  • Gokuldas PP, Susitha Rajkumar, Chethan HB, Sajan Naik and Chakurkar EB. (2018). ICAR Short Course Training Manual on Modern techniques in pig semen processing and Artificial Insemination. ICAR-Central Coastal Agricultural Research Institute, Goa. pp: 1-60

  • Gokuldas PP and EB. Chakurkar (2017). Training Manual on Artificial Insemination in dairy animals, Training Manual No: 5/2017, ICAR-CCARI, pp: 1-20.

  • Gokuldas PP, A.R. Desai, Anuradha Naik and E.B. Chakurkar (2017). Role and Achievements of IPR cell, Extension Folder No. 82, ICAR-CCARI, Goa

  • V. Paramesha, E.B. Chakurkar, B.L. Manjunath, G. R. Mahajan, S.K. Das, A.R. Desai, S. Priya Devi, Chetan Kumar, H.B. Gokuldas P.P, Manohara, K.K., N. Ravisankar, K. Viswanatha Reddy, S. Rajkumar, Rahul M Kulkarni and N. P. Singh. (2019). Plantation crop based integrated farming system for upland agroecosystem of Goa. Technical Bulletin No: 66, ICAR-Central Coastal Agricultural Research Institute, Ela, Old Goa-403 402, Goa, India.

  • Sanjay Udharwar, Gokuldas PP and Prabhu HRC. (2020). Importance of feeding mineral and vitamin mixture in dairy animals. Technical Folder No.23/2020, ICAR-KVK, North Goa,Goa. pp:1-8

  • Chakurkar EB, Gokuldas PP, Shivasharanappa N, Mahajan GR (2018). Technologies of ICAR-CCARI. Technical Bulletin, 66/2018. ICAR-CCARI, Goa, India. pp.1-20.

  • Gokuldas, P.P. (2016). Method for strategic supplementation of dietary omega-3 PUFA to improve reproductive performance in sows. In: Techniques and Technologies commercialized. Ed(s): Sarma, D.K., Thomas, R. and Barman, K. ICAR-National Research Centre on Pig, Rani, Guwahati, pp: 30.

  • Gokuldas, P.P. (2016). Computer-Assisted Semen Analysis for objective assessment of semen quality. In: Techniques and Technologies commercialized. Ed(s): Sarma, D.K., Thomas, R. and Barman, K. ICAR-National Research Centre on Pig, Rani, Guwahati, pp: 32.

  • Sarma D.K., Grish Patil S., Thomas R., Rajkhowa, S., Barman, K. and Gokuldas P.P. (2014). Training Manual on ‘Hygienic pig slaughter and value addition of pork’, ICAR-National Research Centre on pig, Guwahati, Assam. pp: 1-38.

  • Tamuli M.K. and Gokuldas P.P. (2013). Training Manual on Semen Collection, Evaluation, Processing and Artificial Insemination in pig’. ICAR-NRC on Pig, Guwahati. pp: 1-39.

  • Barman, K., M.K. Tamuli, S. Rajkhowa, P.P. Gokuldas, S. Naskar and N.R. Sahoo. (2012). Training Manual on ‘Improved Pig Production and Management’, ICAR-NRC on Pig, Guwahati. pp: 1-54.

  • Gokuldas P.P., M.K. Tamuli and Anubrata Das (2012). Assisted Reproductive Technologies to improve fertility in pigs. In: ‘Molecular techniques in swine health and production’ DBT -Winter School Compendium, ICAR-National Research Centre on Pig, Rani, Guwahati. pp: 148-52.

  • Gokuldas P.P., Sreejith, J.R. and Lekshmi, V. (2010). Conception failure in bitches, Pet India, 16(3) pp: 21-23.

  • Tamuli M.K., Gokuldas P.P., Mohan N.H. and Das, A. (2012). Technical Brochure on ‘Artificial Insemination in Pig’ (English). ICAR-NRC on Pig, Rani, Guwahati

Databases, software, portals, apps

  • Web Application: Buffalo Breeding Expert-Web Application that helps buffalo farmers to effortlessly plan calving and weaning care management by tracking accurate calving and weaning dates with an expert system on scientific buffalo farming

ENA/NCBI Gene Sequences/Accessions

  1. Sus scrofa partial mRNA for microsomal Prostaglandin E Synthase-1 (mPGES-1)- LT594963.1

  2. Sus scrofa partial mRNA for Prostaglandin F Synthase (PGFS gene)- LT594964.1

  3. Sus scrofa partial mRNA for Carbonyl Reductase 1 (CBR1 gene)- LT594965.1

  4. Sus scrofa partial mRNA for Estrogen Receptor 1 (ESR1 gene)- LT594966.1

  5. Echinococcus granulosus cytochrome c oxidase subunit I (COI) gene- MF062485