SMVDU Katra: A meeting of the Doctoral Student Research Committees (DSRCs) of the School of Philosophy & Culture (SoPC) of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Katra was convenedin the Conference Room of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. The meeting was called to assess the performance of the PhD students in Philosophy during the 2nd semester of the academic session 2017-18. Prof. BaidyanathLabh, Department of Buddhist Studies, Jammu University and Prof. P. P. Singh, Head, Department of Philosophy, Government Women College, Parade, Jammu were the external expert faculty members in the Committee. Dr. Amitabh Dwivedi, Head, School of Languages and Literature (SoLL) and Dr. Anurag Kumar, Asst. Prof., SoLL were the expert members from the allied School. The other members of SoPC included Dr. Ashoka Kumar Tarai, Asst. Prof., SoPC and Dr. MadhuMangalChaturvedi, Asst. Prof., SoPC. The meeting began with a welcome of the members by Dr. Anil Tewari, Head, SoPC. The students made power-point presentations before the Committee regarding the research works and other academic activities undertaken by them in the previous semester. Their works were thoroughly examined and constructive suggestions were offered by the members of the Committee for the augmentation of quality in their research works. The presenters included Mr. Sushain Raina, Ms. Ruby Bharti, Ms. Reena Kumari, Mr. SumantaSarathi Sharma and Mr. Ravi Kumar. The meeting concluded with a vote of thanks by the Head, SoPC.