Ms. Sonali Sharma declared qualified for the award of the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Economics by Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University (SMVDU). Ms. Sharma worked on the topic, titled “Productivity and Efficiency Analysis of ASIAN Agriculture: An Empirical Exploration”, under the supervision of Dr. Kakali Majumdar, Faculty, School of Economics, SMVDU, Katra. Ms. Sonali has published research papers indexed in reputed ABDC ranked journals. She has presented many research papers in international and national conferences. Additionally, Ms. Sharma has also worked in the ICSSR sponsored Research Project. The Vice-Chancellor, SMVDU, Prof. (Dr.) R.K. Sinha, chaired the committee along with committee members including Dean, Faculty of Management, Dr. Supran Sharma, Head, SoE, Dr. Meenakshi and other faculty members.