Dr. Kamal Malla Bujarbaruah born in Nalbari, Assam, India on 11 November 1950. Educated at Gurdon Higher Secondary School, Nalbari, 1961-69; College of Veterinary Sciences, Assam Agricultural University, Guwahati. B.V.Sc. & AH 1974; M.V.Sc. 1976; Ph.D. 1987.
Vice Chancellor, Assam Agricultural University, Jorhat, 2009 to date.
ARS Scientist, 1977-1996, Joint Director, 1997-99, Director, NRC on Mithun, 1999-02; Officer on Special Duty, NRC on Pig, 1999-06; Director, ICAR Research Compelx for Northeastern Hill Region, Barapani, 2002-07; Deputy Director General (Animal Sciences), Indian Council of Agricultural Research, Krishi Bhawan, New Delhi, 2007-2009.
Awards/Honours: Jewel of Sikkim Award, 2004; Fakaruddin Ali Ahmed Award, 2006; Distinguished Veterinarian Award, 2007; Lifetime Achievement Award, 2010; D.Sc. (h.c.), OUAT, Bhubaneswar, 2012; Dr N.N. Dastur Oration Award, NDRI, 2013; Dr C.R. Sane Oration, Bombay Veterinary College, 2013; Agricultural Research Leadership Award, 2015; Balipara Foundation (Food for Future section) Award, 2015; Harit Ratna Award, 2015; Member, National Biodiversity Authority (till March, 2013), Member, State Knowledge Commission, Assam' Executive Member, AIU; Chairman, DBT Task Force (AS).
Fellow: National Academy of Veterinary Science, 2007.
Research Areas: Agricultural and allied Sciences (Livestock Production & Management)