SMVDU Katra, 19thSept, 18. Following the mantra of “empowering women, empowering India” and taking a jibe from “BetiBacho, BetiPadhao”, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University has recently started a scholarship, namely “Shakti” through which performing & outstanding girls students of the B Tech program will be awarded with financial assistance for further studies. Notably, Dr. Ramesh Jolly & Ms. Irene Jolly provided funds for this family scholarship, who visited the university and presented the first Certificate of Scholarships to the two girl students, namely Ms. HarshitaAnand, B.Tech. (Biotechnology) & Ms. Saloni Seth, B.Tech. (CSE).The students were awarded with the scholarship based on their performance in December, 2017-May, 2018 semester in the presence of Dr. Sanjeev Jain, Hon’ble Vice Chancellor; Dr. V.K.Bhat, Registrar; Dr. Rakesh Kumar Jha, Associate Dean (R&D);Mr. Vinod Sharma, Administrative Officer &Mr. Samir Vohra, Assistant Registrar(Academic Affairs). Dr. Sanjeev Jain, Vice-Chancellor, congratulated the students and wished them a bright future ahead.