SMVDU Katra, 20thAug,18: A condolence meeting was held at Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University (SMVDU), Katra at 04.30 am today in the Central Courtyard for Sh. Jai Karan, Workshop Operator who untimely passed away on 17 August 2018 in a tragic road accident. Mr. Jai Karan was among one of the oldest staff members of SMVD University, having joined in January 2008. Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, Dr. Sanjeev Jain; Registrar, Prof. V. K. Bhat, Deans and HoDs, faculty members and staff, students and research scholars offered their condolence to the departed soul and observed two-minutes silence. Hon’ble Vice-Chancellor announced that one family member of late Mr. Jai Karan will be provided job, according to qualification. Further, the SMVDU administration is also looking forward to making a provision of providing free education to two daughters of the deceased staff member in SMVDU once they grow up, including other financial relief.