Award of Ph.D. Degree to first Sindhi student from UVAS
(A MAN FROM MOHEN-JO-DARO)
AHMED SULTANS/O Barkat Ali Jatoi was born on Saturday 15th February, 1969 in a village Bakhodero* Taluka Dokri (Bakrani) District Larkana Sindh, Pakistan. It is about 12 kilometers on North side of the Mohen-Jo-Daro† city.
He completed his primary education from native home place. Matriculation in Science group was passed with “A” grade (77.41%) from Government High School Dokri in 1986 and Fellow of Science (Intermediate) in Pre-Medical group with “B” grade (69.45%) from Government Science College Dokri in 1988.
He was enrolled in Faculty of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Sciences, Sindh Agriculture University, Tandojam Sindh, Pakistan for his graduation degree D.V.M (Doctor of Veterinary Medicine) in 1989 and completed with 1st Class in 1994. The same year he was granted admission into the Department of Veterinary Parasitology, in the same faculty to acquire Masters Degree. He was awarded “Internal Merit Scholarship” by the University during whole period of his graduation and post-graduation studies.
Upon completion of his course work for Master of Science in Veterinary Parasitology, he joined Animal Husbandry wing of Livestock and Fisheries Department, Government of Sindh, as a Veterinary Officer (BPS-17) on 24th July, 1996 through competitive examination of Sindh Public Service Commission.
He completed his Master of Science Degree, M.Sc. (Hons.) with 1st Class in 1997. His Master’s research title was “Incidence of Cestodes in exotic and local (Desi) chicken in district Hyderabad”.
During his government service, he served in various Government Veterinary Dispensaries, Hospitals and Research Institutes for the health and husbandry of Livestock and different avian species as well, since last 12 years.
At present he is a candidate for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Poultry Production in the Department of Poultry Production, Faculty of Animal Production and Technology, University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Lahore Pakistan since February, 2008. His Ph.D. research title is “Productive performance of four close-bred flocks of Japanese quails with different body weights and its effect on subsequent progeny growth”.
*Bakhodero village is nativity of renowned personality of the province of Sindh, Pakistan Baba-e-Sindh, Comrade Hyder Bux Jatoi, Late (1901-70).
†Mohen-Jo-Daro or Moen-Jo-Daro (Mound of the dead) is an archeological site and an ancient city of five thousand years old, situated on the right bank of River Indus in the province of Sindh, Pakistan. It is 27 kilometers from Larkana city. It was discovered by an English archeologist Sir John Marshall in 1922. It is sometimes referred to as “An Ancient Indus Valley Metropolis”.