SMVDU Katra, 22ndOct. 2018. Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University organised its first mega fest, namely Concordance-2018 under the aegis of the Board of Cultural Activities (BCA). With a variety of performances on dance and music, Concordance serves as an official welcome to the incoming batches, including B. Tech.; B. Arch.; M. Tech.; MSc; MA; MBA; and MCA where fresh candidates, along with their seniors, formed groups, joined hands, practiced in coordination and performed enthusiastically, as reported the coordinators, namely Mr. Sumanta S. Sharma, Mr. Mir Irfan UlHaq, Dr. Vivek Singh and Dr. Surender Singh. The entire process started a month back with shortlisting students through talent hunt, auditions, screening and various other contests, and Concordance provides a platform for a healthy interaction between the senior and fresh students. The performances ranged from songs, beatboxing, solo musical instrument performance to different dance forms were conducted, whereasthe cherry on the cake was the concluding Bhangra performance which spell-bounded everyone. The beauty of the event was amplified as the performers, back stage support, together with committee members cooperated and coordinated so much so that it reached perfection and a grand success.