College of Veterinary & Animal Sciences , Mannuthy


DEPARTMENT: Veterinary Anatomy & Histology

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Dr. K. M. LUCY Dr. K. M. LUCY
Designation: - Professor and Head
Address: - Dr. K. M. Lucy., Professor and Head, Dept. of Veterinary Anatomy and Histology, College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Mannuthy, Thrissur, Kerala – 680 651.
Mobile No: - 9446408861
Email ID: - lucy@kvasu.ac.in

Educational Qualifications

  • B.V.Sc.
  • A. H.
  • M.V.Sc.
  • Ph.D


Area of Research

Veterinary Anatomy and Histology

Work Experience

 Total service 25 years and 8 months


  • National Merit Scholarship during BVSc & AH (1986-91)
  • First rank for BVSc &AH (1992)
  • ICAR Junior Fellowship during MVSc (1992-1994)
  • First Position for MVSc (1995)
  • The Trivandrum Livestock Improvement Association Prize (1996)
  • Sri. T.V. Kochuvareed Memorial Prize (1996)
  • Sri. M.O. Thomakutty Memorial Prize (1996)
  • Dr. K.S. Nair Memorial Prize (1996)
  • Inauguration Sovenir Prize (1996)
  • The Gosri Dairy Prize (2004)
  • Dr. V.N. Krishna Iyer Prize (2004)
  • Dr. P. G. Nair Endowment Award for the Best teacher for the year 2010.
  • Best Teacher Award for 2013-14 of CVAS, Mannuthy
  • KVASU Best teacher award-2016, received on 26.04.2021
  • Best Poster Presentation Award in the IXth National Seminar organized by IALV at Vet. College, Bangalore, 2008
  • Best Poster Award in the National Seminar, 2010 organised by Blue Cross Society, COVAS, Mannuthy
  • Dr. C. Vijayaraghavan Memorial Silver Jubilee Award and Medal for the Best Paper in Developmental Anatomy in XXVI Annual Convention of IAVA and National Symposium, 2011, DUVASU, Mathura.
  • Late Dr. D. S. Grover Memorial Award for Best research paper in Clinical Anatomy and Multidisciplinary Approach in the XXVIII Annual Convention of IAVA, 2014, RAJUVAS, Bikaner.
  • Dr. P.S. Lalitha Silver Jubilee award and Gold plated silver medal for the Best research paper published in Indian Journal of Veterinary Anatomy -2018
  • Fellow IAVA award- 2018
  • Major Guide of Dr. Fathima Rahim who received Dr. A. M. Srivastava award for Outstanding M.V.Sc. Research Work/Thesis in Anatomy at National level, in the XXIX Annual Convention of IAVA, CVSAH, Durg, 2015
  • Major Guide of Dr. Alphine Joseph who received Dr. A. M. Srivastava award for Outstanding M.V.Sc. Research Work/Thesis in Anatomy at National level, in the XXXIV Annual Convention of IAVA, CVS, Bengaluru, 2019




7 numbers


  • Refereed Research Articles: Total – 140
  • Books: 2, Chapters of books: 15, Edited books: 21
  • Popular Articles: Total – 22
  • Training material for Veterinary Surgeons: Total – 10
  • Research Articles in Proceedings of Seminars/ Symposia: Total – 75
  • Abstracts of Papers presented/published in seminars: Total – 210
Text books:
  • Lucy, K.M., Sreeranjini A. R. Indu, V. R. and Ashok, N. 2012. “Anatomy of the Rabbit”. Narendra Publishing House, Delhi, 165p. ISBN:978-93-80428-66-6
  • Lucy, K.M., Indu, V. R., Patki H.S, Leena C., Surjith KP, Fathima, R. and Ashok, N. “Comparative Anatomy of Wild Mammals”. 2017. Jaya Publishing house, Delhi, 202p. ISBN:978-93-86110-62-6



I. External Aided Projects as Principal Investigator

  • Title: Histomorphological comparison of skin in different breeds of rabbits; Outlay : 2.04 lakhs; Funding Agency:Animal Husbandry Department, Govt. of Kerala; Duration: 2 years
  • Title: Anatomical causes of infertility in crossbred dairy cows – structural and molecular studies on reproductive system; Outlay: 10.8 lakhs; Funding Agency: Animal Husbandry Department, Govt. of Kerala; Duration: 2 years

II. Research Guidance
As Major advisor: 7 students (5 MVSc & 2 PhD)
As Minor advisor: 11 students (9 MVSc & 2 PhD)

III. Additional duties/accomplishments

  • Controller of Examinations, KVASU for 3 years
  • Management Council member of KVASU (as Chancellor’s nominee) for 3 years
  • Academic Co-ordinator of KVASU: 4 years
  • Officer –in-charge of Academic matters, CVAS, Mannuthy and Pookode (UG): 8 years 7 months
  • Professor Academic, CVAS, Mannuthy : 2 years 8 months
  • NSS Programme officer, CVAS, Mannuthy: 3 years
  • Centre Superintendent for the ICAR, All India Entrance Exam for 12 years
  • Principal Investigator of the State Plan 2014-15 project on “Establishment of Visual Simulation Lab and Educational Museum” for an amount of Rs. 4.0 lakhs at CVAS, Pookode
  • Vice Patron, PTA, CVAS, Mannuthy 2 years 8 months
  • Head of Department: 3 years
  • Course Director of three months’ training for Assistant Directors from AHD, Kerala from 03.07.2017 to 03.10.2017 for an amount of 11 lakhs
  • Nodal officer for AMS, ICAR-NAHEP component 2A


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