Prof. Dipak Kumar De
Professor of Veterinary Surgery and Radiology, Former Dean, Faculty of Veterinary & Animal Sciences
Former Registrar (Actg.), W.B.U.A.F.S. Kolkata

Address:
21-A, Raja Basanta Roy Road
Kolkata- 700 026, West Bengal
PhoneNo.03324663097(R), 09433033258(M), 09830126628(M)

Education:
Ph.D. - Veterinary Surgery and Radiology-  (B.C.K.V.) 1990
M. V. Sc.- Veterinary Surgery and Radiology-  (B.C.K.V.) 1977
B.V. Sc. & A.H. (Kalyani, Calcutta University & B.C.K.V.) 1975
Higher Secondary- W.B.B.S.E.Kolkata- 1969

Professional experience:

  1. VETERINARY OFFICER, Animal House, Calcutta School of Tropical Medicine, Govt. of West Bengal, July 1978- 1982.
  2. LECTURER, Department of Veterinary Surgery and Radiology, B.C.K.V., September 1982-1988.
  3. SR. LECTURER, Department of Veterinary Surgery and Radiology, B.C.K.V., 1988-1991.
  4. READER, Department of Veterinary Surgery and Radiology, B.C.K.V., 1991-1995.
  5. READER, Department of Clinics, Department of Veterinary Surgery and Radiology, W.B.U.A.F.S., 1995-1999.
  6. PROFESSOR, Department of Veterinary Surgery and Radiology, W.B.U.A.F.S., 1999- 2007 (Dec)
  7. DEAN, Faculty of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, West Bengal University of Animal and Fishery Sciences 24.12.2007 to 23.12.2011
  8. Registrar, WBUAFS – as additional charges with effect from 30-09-09 to 23.12.2011
  9. PROFESSOR, Department of Veterinary Surgery and Radiology, W.B.U.A.F.S., 24.12.2011 to till date

Fellowship:
Jawaharlal Nehru Agricultural Research Award - to Dr. S. K. Nandi under Chairmanship of Prof. D. K. De - 2008
Fellow of Royal Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene (LONDON)
Fellow of National Academy of Veterinary Science (NEW DELHI) - 2006
Fellow of Indian Society of Advancement of Canine Practice (ISACP) – 2009
Fellow of Indian Society for Veterinary Surgery – 2009

Projects handled:
PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR
Act as P.I. – 2006-07 (ICAR Project)
“Application of acrylic external skeletal fixator for fracture repair in small domestic and wild ruminants”.

Salient achievements: Organized XXXV Annual Congress of Indian Society For Veterinary Surgery &
International Symposyum,Kolkata in the Faculty of Veterinary & Aniamal Sciences
Kolkata in the year 2011 as an Organizing Secretary.

Act as a judge of dog show in different state/veterinary college.
Executive member – Indian Society for Advancement for Canine Practice.
Former Honorary Visiting Veterinary Surgeon, Kolkata police Dog squad, Detective
Department of Kolkata police ( V.C’s order BCKV ).
Former Honorary Visiting Veterinary Surgeon, CID West Bengal Police, Kolkata (Registrar, BCKV order).
30 years service in the University as a teaching, research, extension and administrative  job of B.C.K.V and W.B.U.A.F.S.
In-Charge of Undergraduate Teaching in Veterinary Surgery from 2.9.1982 to 07.02.1991 at B.C.K.V.
In-Charge of X-ray Unit (radiology) B.C.K.V. 1982-1984.
Head, Deptt. of Clinics (W.B.UA.F.S from 1997-1999).
Head, Deptt. of Veterinary Surgery and Radiology, W.B.UA.F.S. from 2000-02.
Dean, Faculty of Veterinary & Animal Sciences, W.B.U.A.F.S., Kolkata from    Dec-2007 to Dec-2011.
Registrar (Actg.), West Bengal University of Animal & Fishery Sciences, Kolkata from 30.09.2009 to 23.12.2011.
In-Charge-Internship Training programme for the period of 6 months of each session. 3 (three) Internship training programme, 1997, 1998 and 1999.
Member Executive Council, WBUAFS.
Member Board of Examination, WBUAFS.

Member Faculty Council, WBUAFS.
Member, Research Council, WBUAFS.
Organized as Dean (VAS) 4th & 5th Convocation.
Organized as a Registrar of the 6th Convocation of WBUAFS – 2010.
Member – Finance Committee.
Member – Statute Modification Committee.
Member Executive, Veterinary Council State of West Bengal.
Executive Member, CSPCA, Kolkata.
Organized Animal Welfare week by several surgical operation programme in the University in the year 1997 to 2010.
Organized dog show in the year 1997 and 1998 in the University Campus, W.B.UA.F.S, as an organizing Secretary.
Act as  Executive Secretary of I.S.V.S. in the I.S.V.S. Convention at Namakkal in the year 2008.
Organized National Congress on Canine Practice in the Faculty of Veterinary Sciences, Kolkata of ISACP in the year 2009 as an Organizing Secretary.
Organize 17th State Science & Technology Congress at WBUAFS, Kolkata – 2010 as an Organizing Secretary.      
Awards and recognitions:
Rastriya Gourav Award- 2004.
Award of Honour, By Asian Congress of Canine Practice- 2007
Jawaharlal Nehru Agricultural Research Award - to Dr. S. K. Nandi under Chairmanship of Prof. D. K. De for Phd.research work- 2008
Felicitation by Indian Society of Advancement of canine Practice- 2008
Falicitation by Association of Public Health Veterinarian – 2008

Top five research papers:
RESEARCH ARTICLE PUBLISHED:

  1. De, D.K. and Das, S. (1988). Basal cell carcinoma in dog-report of two cases. Vol Indian Journal of Veterinary Surgery 1.9(1):January 59-60
  2. De, D.K.and Mukherjee D.B. (1988). A note of clinical evaluation of tenorraphy by autologus dermal tissue in canine. Indian Journal of Veterinary Surgery. Vol. 9(2). 158-59.
  3. Kundu, S., Biswas, T.K., Das, P., Kumar, S., De D.K. (2005). Turmeric (curcuma longa) Rhizome paste and honey show similar wound healing potential: a preclinical study in rabbits. Lower Extremity Wound 4 (4): 205-213.
  4. S.K. Nandi, S.K. Ghosh, B.Kundu, D.K. De and D. Basu (2008) “Evaluation of new porous ß -tri-calcium phosphate ceramic as bone substitute in goat model¨. Small Ruminant  Research. 75: 144-153.
  5. Hazra, S., D.K.De, B. Roy, A. Bose, S. K. Nandi and A. Konar. (2008). Use of Ketamine, Xylazine and diazepam anesthesia with retrobulbar block for phacoemulsification in dogs. Veterinary Ophthalmology 11(4): 255-259.

Technologies developed:
Professional affiliations:
MEMBER OF EDITORIAL BOARD:
1) Journal of Association of Public Health – Veterinarian.
2) Journal of Indian Society for Advancement of – Canine Practice.   
EXTENSION EDUCATION PROGRAMME:

  1. Guest Lecturer for refresher course of the Govt. Veterinary Surgeon of Directorate of Veterinary Services, Govt. of West Bengal.
  2. Animal welfare Training Course, Kolkata.
  3. Short term training programme course on Laboratory diagnosis of Animal Diseases and zoonoses -Eastern Regional Station, I.V.R.I. Kolkata-37.
  4. Coordinator, Course Director- C.V.E., Veterinary Council of India on Frozen Semen – 2009.

C.V.E. programme – of W.B. Veterinary Council, on Surgery & Radiology – 2010.