Katra: Er. Amit Kumar sinha, Assistant Professor, School of Mechanical Engineering, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University (SMVDU), has been declared qualified for the award of Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in the Mechanical Engineering. Er. Sinha has carried out his research work in the field of sustainable new product development under the supervision of Dr. Ankush Anand, Associate Professor, School of Mechanical Engineering, SMVDU, on the topic “Supply Chain Configuration for the Sustainable New Product Development: A Multi-Objective Model and Its Solution Approach”. Er. Sinha has published five SCI/SCIE indexed journal papers based on his Ph.D. thesis.