Katra: School of Mechanical Engineering hosted an interactive session by Prof. Narinder Singh Jassal (Principal Scientist and Principal, Indo-Swiss Training Centre, Chandigarh). Prof. Jassal interacted with the scholars and faculty members of School of Mechanical Engineering, SMVDU and shared his experiences regarding bringing innovation from lab to the market. In his talk, he motivated the scholars to take up problems of societal importance and take up problems which are industry relevant. He particularly laid focus on submitting project proposals under various schemes of Govt. of India. A detailed presentation was made on the PRISM Scheme of CSIR-CSIO. The talk was coordinated by Dr. Sanjay Mohan (Asst. Prof., SME). Prof. E. Muthuswamy(Dean, FOE and Head, SME) thanked Prof. Jassal for motivating the students and apprising about the various funding schemes. Mr. B.K.Bhatia (TPO, SMVDU) was also present during the interaction.