Dr. Ravaji R. Mugale born on o5, June 1963. He graduated in Bachelor of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry from COVAS, Parbhani and obtained masters and doctoral degrees in Veterinary Anatomy & Histology from COVAS, Parbhani. His major contribution in research was on  melanin pigmentation in the skin of Deoni cattle and histochemistry studies of thyroid glands. He has excellent administrative experience, holding the charge of MAFSUSubcentre asIncharge and charge of Associate Dean, College of Fishery Sciences during 2008-10 and various other capacities, successfully.He is currently holding the charge of Professor and sectional Head of Department of Anatomy and Histology.He has published many research articles,abstracts, chapters in books, extension articles in newspapers, etc.