SMVDU Katra, 06 Oct. 2018. Through extension lectures various schools of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University impart quality education to the students. In this context, the School of Energy Management invited Prof. S. K. Samdarshi of Central University, Jharkhand who is also an Adjunct Professor, SMVDU for two-day lecture series wef 03-04 Oct. 2018. The eminent professor delivered interactive sessions on the photovoltaic material and new types of solar photovoltaic panels which was attended by faculty members, researchers, and M. Tech. students of the school. Prof. Samdarshi also encouraged the students to work in the direction of solar photovoltaic in future. The lecture series concluded with a formal vote of thanks presented by Dr. Sanjeev Anand, Head, School of Energy Management. Dr. Sanjeev Jain, Vice-Chancellor, wished that the School of Energy Management would come up with a research that would help fulfill the dream of honorable Prime Minister of gaining country’s 80% power requirement from solar PV.