SMVDU Katra, December 2019. Lt (Dr.) Kamaldeep Kaur, alumni of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, presently working as Assistant Professor, GDC, Udhampur, attended the NCC Refresher Course 58, at Officers Training Academy, Gwalior (M.P) from 3 Nov to 4 Dec 2019. After the successful completion of this course, she has been conferred with the promotion rank from Lieutenant to Captain. Dr. Kaur was adjudged as the Gold medalist of the course as she was placed first in order of merit for the overall performance in the course. She was also awarded a certificate of merit for excellence in Camp Planning, which was also a part of the course. The training included the majors and minutes of NCC, where the ANO’s were evaluated on the grounds from drill, map reading, lecture presentations, academics, yoga and obstacle training. A total of 92 ANO’s (Associate NCC Officers) from all over the country were a part of this course. Previously, the candidate did her post-graduation and PhD from the School of Languages & Literature (SoLL), SMVDU. Dr. Amitabh V. Dwivedi, Head, SoLL & Supervisor of the alumni, congratulated her on this achievement, and wished that she would bring more such laurels to the university.