Mr. Shailesh Pandita has been declared qualified for the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) award in the School of Business by Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University (SMVDU). The candidate has worked on the topic, entitled “A Study of Consumer Adoption Behaviour in Ride Sharing Economy” under the supervision of Dr. Hari Govind Mishra, Associate Professor, School of Business, SMVDU, Katra. Mr. Shailesh Pandita has published his research work in high-premier ABDC, SSCI and Scopus-indexed international journals, and he has presented his research papers at several international conferences. The scholar expresses his gratitude to the School of Business, SMVD University, for providing all necessary facilities and support during his research work. Prof. R.K. Sinha, Vice-Chancellor, SMVDU, and other committee members congratulated Mr. Shailesh Pandita, and wished him a bright future ahead.