In the tradition creating an impact at national and international level; one more faculty member of SMVDU contributed in the area of biological sciences in India. Dr. Narendra K Bairwa, Assistant Professor and Ramalingaswami fellow in the School of Biotechnology, SMVDU, participated 10th Young Investigators Meeting 2018 (YIM2018) organised by India Biosciences with the support of by DBT,Government of India at Rajiv Gandhi Center for Biotechnology, Thiruvananthapuram Kerala and Wellcome Trust India alliance, from 5th -9th March, 2018. The meeting was aimed at bringing researchers, investigators for initiating collaborations in the area of biological sciences in India. It focused on the core issues of recruiting and mentoring of the investigators, sharing of resources and collaboration for the better science, training of the Ph.D. and postdoctoral researchers and future of the biological research in India. The meeting emphasized the importance of biological research for sustainable development, where Dr. Narendra, represented the SMVD University and presented his paper. He shared role of the University in the positive and scientific interventions in the sustainable development of J&K. The participation was marked as important footstep in creating a perception about developing state and hence India.