SMVDU Katra, October 2019. Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University (SMVDU), Katra organized the ‘Run for Unity’ on 31st October 2019 to commemorate Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel’s 144th Birth Anniversary. The run started from the administrative block parking and returned to the same place after covering the distance of 5 kilometers. Around 90 students, faculty and staff members participated in it. The winners of the run in student as well as the staff category were awarded with medals by Dr. Anil Kumar Tewari, Head, School of Philosophy & Culture; Mr. Surinder Kumar, Security Officer; and Mr. Sucha Singh, Sports Coach. The run was facilitated by the Sports Wing, Security Wing and the Medical Aid Centre of the university. In the end, the National Unity Day Pledge and the Integrity Pledge for citizens were also conducted by Dr. Tewari who is also Faculty-in-Charge of the University Social Responsibility Cell. Every participant committed to maintaining the highest standards of honesty and integrity, preserving the unity of the nation, and working together to eradicate corruption entirely from the country.