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.

0609019 raviSMVDU Katra, September 2019. Mr. Ravi Parihar successfully defended his doctoral thesis, titled ‘The Linguistic Grammar of the Sarazi Language’, and became eligible for the award of the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in English by Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Katra. He worked under the supervision of Dr. Amitabh V. Dwivedi, Head, School of Languages & Literature (SOL&L), SMVDU, Katra. During the oral defence, Padam Shri Prof. RK Sinha, Vice-chancellor, SMVDU; Prof. Prasananshu, National Law University, New Delhi (External Expert); Prof. Anil K. Tewari, Head, School of Philosophy & Culture, SMVDU; Prof. R.K. Jha, Dean (R&D), SMVDU; faculty memebrs and PhD students of SoL&L, SMVDU; were present, and they congratulated the candidate for the successful Ph.D. Viva Voce defence. The researcher has published many research papers in national & international peer reviewed journals indexed in SCI & SCOPUS. The candidate documented the lesser-known language, namely Sarazi, linguistically, which falls under the Indo-Aryan language family. This is the first time documentation of the Sarazi language, and his thesis will help the future researchers to save endangered and vulnerable languages of India. He acknowledged the ICSSR, Govt. of India, for the grant, he received as a Project Research Assistant.

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