Dr. Rajakishora Swain, Professor & Head of the Department, Animal Nutrition, Central Agricultural University (Imphal), also was the former Professor & Head, Dept. of Animal Nutrition, College of Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry, OUAT, Bhubaneswar. After completion of Ph.D. from ICAR-National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal, he served in various capacities in teaching, research and extension Odisha University of Agriculture and Technology for more than 34 years. He attracted and acted as Principal investigator for more than 14 Extra and Intramural Projects and published a number of research papers in national and international journals of repute. He has guided a number of Ph.D. and PG Students. In recognition to his contribution to the field of teaching, research and extension awarded with Best Teacher Awards by Animal Nutrition Society of India, Fellow of Animal Nutrition association of India, Krushak Bandhu Award by Odisha Krushak Samaj and a number of best research paper awards. His good academic record fetched him ICAR Scholarship, ICAR-Junior Research Fellowship, NDRI-Senior Research fellowship. He was Vice President, Animal Nutrition Society of India and Animal Nutrition Association, India.