Dr. Vilas Daulatrao Aher has joined as Associate Dean of KNPCVS, Shirwal on 31st August 2021. Dr V.D. Aher graduated from College of Veterinary Animal Science, Parbhani and obtained MVSc in Vet. Surgery and Radiology from Marathwada Agriculture University, Parbhani and Doctoral degree from Maharashtra Animal & Fishery Science University, Nagpur. He has more than 30 years experience of Teaching, Research and Extension in Veterinary Surgery and Radiology. After staring his career as Veterinary Officer, he worked as Professor and Head of Department of Veterinary Surgery and Radiology, College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Parbhani and Udgir for several years and Associate Dean of Post Graduate Institute of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Akola from May 2019 to July 2020. He has also worked as Director of Extension Education, MAFSU, Nagpur, Dean (Fishery Science) in 2020 and Director of Instructions and Dean (Vet. Science) at MAFSU, Nagpur in year 2021.
Previously, Dr V.D. Aher has worked as In-charge officer, Teaching Veterinary Clinical Complex, Internship Co-ordinator, Hostel Warden at College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Parbhani. He worked as member of various committees of Maharashtra Animal & Fishery Science University, Nagpur since 2019 viz. Academic Council, Faculty of Veterinary Sciences and Chairman, Board of Studies in Veterinary Surgery and Radiology.
He has 104 research articles at his credit out of which 14 articles have been published in International Journals and 90 in national reputed journals. He has guided 36 M. V. Sc. Students for research of their degree programs and handled 02 research projects funded by national agencies as Principal Investigator and also acted as Implementing Officer for projects sanctioned by Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) and Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY).
He has been elected as member of Maharashtra State Veterinary Council, Nagpur and worked as member of MSVC Since 2007 to 2018. He has worked as Secretary of Board of Studies, Finance Secretary of Marathwada Chapter of Indian Society for Veterinary Surgery, Secretary of Parbhani Veterinary Alumni Association and Ex- officio President of PGIVAS Akola Alumni Association. He was nominated as Zonal Secretary, Indian Society for Veterinary Surgery for the year 1999-2001; Appointment to the Research Board of Advisors 1999 by American Biographical institute, Inc; Zonal Head for www.vetsjobindia.com; Life member of Bioinformatics Institute of India. He has worked as Chairman of Advisory Council, CPCSEA, Bio-safety, Radio-safety and IAEC Committee of Post Graduate Institute of Veterinary and Animal Science, Akola. He also worked as member of various committees framed by Govt. and District Administration at Parbhani and Akola viz. SPCA, Vision Document of Parbhani District; Akola District Society for Animal Welfare, Akola etc.
Dr V.D. Aher has written one chapter in Hand book and published 01 book in Marathi and one monograph. He has developed more than 10 technologies for the benefit of farmers and entrepreneurs and has participated in numerous extension education activities. Dr V.D. Aher has organized 28 Trainings / workshop / seminar / conference in the field of Veterinary Sciences. He is a Life member of seven professional Associations. He has worked with Veterinary Council of India (VCI) as an expert member for inspection of colleges. He has been honored with 12 Awards.