Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University
A State University recognized under Section 2 (f) & 12 (B) of UGC Act of 1956
Ranked 78th among Engineering Institutions and Among Ranked Top 100 Business Schools in National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF 2020) declared by MHRD, Govt. of India.

29122020 news

The School of Philosophy & Culture of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Katra (SMVDU), in collaboration with the Department of Sanskrit, University of Jammu, Jammu, organized an International Webinar on “Indian Epistemology: A Contemporary Perspective” from 6:00pm to 10:30pm on 27th Dec. 2020.

The event was inaugurated by Prof. Manoj Kumar Dhar, Hon’ble Vice-Chancellor of the University of Jammu. He expressed his best wishes for the successful organization of the event.

Due to his preoccupation, Prof. Ravindra Kumar Sinha, Hon’ble Vice-Chancellor of SMVDU, communicated his best wishes through Prof. Dhar who very gracefully passed it on to the organizers as well as the audience.

More than 150 faculty members, students and independent scholars participated in the webinar from various parts of the world. The distinguished keynote speaker of the webinar was Prof. Ramesh Chandra Sinha, Chairman, Indian Council of Philosophical Research, New Delhi.

The webinar began with a mangalacharan by Prof. Ram Bahadur Shukla, Head, Department of Sanskrit, Jammu University, who also presented the theme of the webinar.

The welcome addressed was delivered by Dr. Anil Kumar Tewari, Head, School of Philosophy & Culture, SMVDU. The speakers included Prof. Kisor Kumar Chakrabarti, President, Institute for Cross Cultural Studies and Academic Exchange and Former Distinguished Professor of Philosophy and Religion, Davis and Elkins College, West Virginia, USA, Prof. Jata Shankar, President, All India Philosophy Association and Former Professor of Philosophy, University of Allahabad, Prayagraj, Prof. (Major) Piyush Kant Dixit, Department of Nyaya, Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri National Sanskrit University, New Delhi and Former Vice-Chancellor, Uttarakhand Sanskrit University, Haridwar, an independent researcher of management and Indian philosophy Miss. Mila Bubiak from Poland, Prof. H.S. Prasad, Former Professor and Head, Dept. of Philosophy and Dean, University of Delhi, Prof. Ambika Datta Sharma, Professor and Head Dept. of Philosophy and Dean of Students, Dr. Hari Singh Gour Central University, Sagar, Prof. Saroj Kaushal, Professor and Head, Department of Sanskrit, Jainarayan Vyaas University, Jodhpur.

23122020 MathConcluded

A two day online International Conference on “Mathematical Sciences and Computational Intelligence” organized in the memory of Great Mathematician S. Ramanujan concluded at Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Katra today on 22nd December 2020.

This International Conference is organized in association with Advance Research Educational Society (ARES) to celebrate National Mathematics Day which is the birth anniversary of Ramanujan. Many technical sessions were organized in which 17 invited talks and 125 contributory papers were delivered in these two days.

The Co-convener of the conference Dr. Surender Singh coordinated with all participants for smooth conduct of this online conference.

Many researchers from all over the country participated which includes invited talks by Dr. D S Hooda, Dr. Rajinder Sharma (Oman), Dr. Sandeep Poddar (Malaysia), Dr. Vijay Vir Singh (Nigeria), Dr. R. R. Bhargava (IIT, Roorkee), Dr. Shiv Raj Singh (CCSU, Meerut), Dr. Kulwinder Singh Parmar, Dr. Kapil Kumar Bansal, Dr. Ashish, Dr. S. K. Safique Ahmad (IIT, Indore), Dr. Anupam Yadav (NIT, Jalander), Dr. Vishnu Narain Mishra, Dr. Vijay Kumar Bhat, Dr. T. C. Panda, Dr. A. K. Malik.

Various technical sessions were chaired by Prof. Shankar Prasad Kahnal (Nepal), Dr. Vijay Prakash, Dr. A. K. Das, Dr. Kuldeep Raj, Dr. Sandeep Bhougal, Dr. Rakesh Kumar, Dr. Sandeep Sharma and faculty members from other schools of SMVDU.

In the valedictory function, Prof. A. K. Sharma, Dean, Faculty of Sciences congratulated members of organizing committee for successful conduct of the conference.

The Convener of the conference Dr. Uday Pratap Singh thanked all participants and co-convener Dr. Surender Singh presented a brief report of the conference followed by vote of thanks.

04122020 RakeshKumarDr. Rakesh K Thusoo, Principal coordinator ICMR-CAR, School of Biotechnology, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University (SMVDU) co-convened and chaired pre-conference workshop of Fertivision 2020, on Decision making in genetics and PGT (Clinical Case Scenarios).

The meeting is being inaugurated by Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Union minister of Health and Family welfare and guest of honor is Dr. Huge Taylor, President ASRM. Over 50 International faculty, well renowned in the field of Reproductive Medicine and 3000 delegates from across the globe will deliberate at the meeting. Besides the main congress, 10 pre-congress workshops on applied issues in ART were held on 29th November, 2020.

The main discussion in the workshop revolved around the couples at increased risk of having offspring with a specific genetic disorder who want to avoid having an affected child have several reproductive options including prenatal diagnosis (PND) and preimplantation genetic testing (PGT). The PGT influences patients’ lives in both positive and negative ways and is experienced at an individual level, as a family member and as part of the society.

In keeping with the pandemic, this year the 16th Annual conference of Indian Fertility Society, “FERTIVISION 2020”, 4-6th December, 2020, is going virtual. Indian Fertility Society, a leading academic body in the field of Reproductive Medicine in India, and are well recognized for academic activities with regular CME and conferences.

Dr. Rakesh is an alumnus of AIIMS, New Delhi and Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, USA. He is a leading geneticist of the Jammu and Kashmir who established state of art laboratory facilities at SMVDU. His lab produced five Ph.Ds. and more than twenty international publications in peer-reviewed journals.

23122020 mathInaugu

A two day online International Conference on “Mathematical Sciences and Computational Intelligence” in association with Advance Research Educational Society (ARES) is inaugurated in Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Katra today on 21st December 2020.

This two-day conference is organized in the memory of Great Mathematician Srinivas Ramanujan as 22nd December is celebrated as National Mathematics Day which is the birth anniversary of Ramanujan.

Prof. Renu Jain, Vice Chancellor of Devi Ahalya University, Indore was the chief guest of the inaugural session. Dr. Uday Pratap Singh, Convenor of the Conference welcomed all guests, participants to the conference and presented the message of Hon’ble Vice Chancellor Padma Shri Prof. Ravindra Kumar Sinha.

Prof. Sinha appreciated efforts made by the School of Mathematics to organize this conference during this critical time of pandemic. Dr A. K. Das, Coordinator of the Conference gave a brief introduction and spoke about the conference.

Dr. Das informed that there will be 11 technical sessions in which 17 invited talks and 125 contributory papers will be delivered in these two days. In her address chief guest of the conference Prof. Jain spoke about the importance of Mathematics and stressed upon the fact that Mathematical methods are not only used in Science and Engineering but are extensively used in other fields of modern knowledge.

Guest of Honor Prof A. K. Sharma, Dean faculty of Sciences in his address encouraged young participants to interact with experts from India and abroad.

The Co-convener of the conference Dr Surender Singh coordinated with all participants for smooth conduct of this online conference.

Prof. V. K. Bhat, Dean Faculty of Humanities, Dr. Kapil Bansal, Dr A. K. Mallik, Dr Kuldeep Raj, Dr. Kamini Pathania, Dr Rakesh Kumar and Dr Sandeep Sharma were present during the inaugural ceremony. Invited speakers Dr. D S Hooda, Dr. Rajinder Sharma (Oman), Dr. Sandeep Poddar (Malaysia), Dr. Vijay Vir Singh (Nigeria), Dr. R. R. Bhargava (IIT, Roorkee), Dr. Shiv Raj Singh (CCSU, Meerut) also graced the occasion with their presence.

At the end organizing secretary of the conference Dr. Sandeep Bhougal proposed a vote of thanks.

04122020 constitution

The Constitution of India was partially implemented on 26th Nov. 1949. The Articles 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 60, 324, 366, 367, 379, 380, 388, 391, 392, 393, and 394 of the Constitution came into force on that day, and the remaining articles became effective from 26th January 1950.

The Government of India announced 26th November as the Constitution Day of India in 2015. Since then the day is commemorated and is taken to be an opportunity to collectively engage in creating awareness regarding the constitutional provisions among ourselves.

Two events were organized on 26th Nov. 2020 to mark the celebration at SMVDU:
1. The Preamble of the Constitution of India was read by the members of faculty and staff along with students at 11:00AM. It was organized online. The YouTube link for the reading session is: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i7lRkufXWEo&feature=youtu.be
2. A Students’ Webinar on “The Constitution of India” was organized during 16:00 – 18:00 on 26th Nov. 2020. The inaugural speech was delivered by Prof. Ashok Sharma, Dean, Faculty of Sciences.

Click to Watch the VideoAround 50 members of the faculty and staff and students participated in the webinar. Dr. Anil Tewari and Dr. Amitabh Dwivedi from the faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences and some students including Saguna Gupta (18bec051), Anisha Singh (20mmb012) and Ankush Tickoo (20mmb013) presented their ideas. The presentations were followed by discussion.

These events were coordinated by Dr. Anil Kumar Tewari, I/C Head, School of Philosophy & Culture.

22122020 campusPlace

Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Katra, started off with its Campus Placement Programme-2021 for the students of passing out batch in 2021. Due to the COVIID-19 outbreak the entire campus placement process has been shifted from the physical to virtual mode. Infosys conducted Campus-2021 hiring for SMVDU students, consisting of online tests, online technical and HR interviews.

After a rigorous campus selection process, Infosys declared 15 (12 B. Tech.+ 03 M. Tech.) students selected for the job of System Engineer. Mr. B. K. Bhatia, Placement Officer, informed that some of the other companies tagged for placement of SMVDU students are Wipro, Cognizant, TCS, TA Digital, and ICICI Prudential. Padma Shri, Prof. R.K. Sinha, Vice Chancellor, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, congratulated all the Infosys selected candidates for getting the job despite COVID-19 crisis.

Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University provides quality education & research, and ample employment opportunities to students, and placement always remains the top priority of the Vice Chancellor.

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