Dr Manget Ram Garg

Name & Designation:    M R Garg

General Manager

Animal Nutrition Group

National Dairy Development Board, Anand-388 001

Tel: 00 91 2692 226248, Fax: 00 91 2692 260157

(M):09998018004, E-mail: mrgarg@nddb.coop


Qualification:                  M Sc and Ph D in Animal Nutrition from National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal, Haryana, India.


Job experience:              Started service career in NDDB in the year 1980 and continuing till date.


Awards:                            Received best articles award from Indian Dairy Association, Indian Veterinary Journal & CLFMA of India award for 2004 for contribution to the feed industry in the field of Animal Nutrition.  “SEA of India 2010” award for successfully commercialization of bypass protein technology.

Contribution in the field of Animal Nutrition:       


  • Developed Urea Molasses Mineral Block “Cold Process” formulation and the process. Involved in the development of bypass protein feed technology and its commercialization. Development & production of bypass fat/protein supplements for feeding lactating animals during transition period.
  • Setting up of mineral testing lab, standardization of mineral mixture testing methods and undertaking mineral mapping work for various States. Now, many States have been started production of area specific mineral mixtures. Setting up of methane emission measurement lab and measurement of methane emission from dairy animals under field conditions, using sulphur hexafluoride tracer technique.
  • Production of minerals and vitamins preparations in the form of powder, pellets and liquid. Production of organic mineral chelates/mineral glycinates for better bio-availability. Enrichment and densification of crop residues through blocks, pellets, briquettes etc.
  • Involved in the development and implementation of ration balancing programme at farmers’ level, based on the locally available feed resources. Providing advisory services to the cattle feed plants, related to formulation, quality control and production. Research management in various aspects of animal nutrition and feed technology. Written various feed standards for BIS, mineral mixture, DCP, cattle feed, bypass protein feed, salt licks for cattle etc.
  • Published more than 150 research articles in national and international journals and four patents. Also, published green papers on methane emission reduction in International Dairy Federation (IDF) website.
  • Member of various national committees, BIS, Feed & Fodder (MOA), Planning Commission Feed Sub-Group, IDA core Group, represented India in Codex meetings related to Code of Practice on Animal Feeding.