Dr Samad is a renowned herd health and veterinary medicine expert with 37 years of experience. He is also the former Dean of Bombay Veterinary College, Mumbai. Dr.Samad is credited internationally for his extensive work on ICT application for Veterinary Service Delivery. He is a pioneer worker in the field of institutional development both at state and national perspective and has worked on human resource development in the context of Veterinary Service Delivery.
Dr.Samad is currently a member of India’s National Advisory Commission on milk production and farmers’ issues established by the Indian Dairy Association, New Delhi.
He is also a member of the research advisory council of the ‘National Innovation Foundation’, Government of India to screen and validate traditional knowledge in animal health.