SMVDU Katra, November 2019. The School of Languages & Literature (SoLL) organized a lecture by Prof. Varun Arya, Director & Founder, Aravali Institute of Management, Jodhpur, at Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University (SMVDU), Katra, on challenges and dilemmas of effective leadership. The lecture was attended by the students and faculty members of the university. At the onset, Dr. Saurabh, Head, School of Management, welcomed Prof. Arya with a bouquet, and Dr. Amitabh V. Dwivedi, Head, SoLL, presented a shawl as a token of gratitude. During his lecture, Prof. Arya discussed how effective leadership is pragmatically achievable, but he also warned of the possible traps and hindrances in achieving it. The entire lecture was lively and interactive where Prof. Varun Arya used many anecdotes from his personal life in order to explain how someone can be self-confident and motivated, while walking along the ethical path. Dr. Dwivedi, Coordinator of the event, thanked Prof. Arya, and wished that he would visit the university again.