Mr Sajid Ali Rather has been declared qualified for the award of Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree in the School of Business, Faculty of Management by Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University (SMVDU). The candidate has worked on the topic, entitled “Inclusive and Sustainable Power Sector Reforms in the State of Jammu and Kashmir” under the supervision of Dr. Ashutosh Vashishtha, Associate Professor, School of Business, SMVDU. Mr Sajid Ali Rather has published various research papers in Australian Business Deans Council (ABDC) Journal Quality List indexed journals and presented his research papers at ASDI SDC Research Synergy and other International Conferences. At present, the candidate is working in NHPC’s subsidiary CVPP in Jammu & Kashmir. The scholar expresses his gratitude to the School of Business, SMVD University, for providing all necessary facilities and support during his research. Padma Shri Prof. R.K. Sinha, Vice-Chancellor, SMVDU, and other committee members congratulated Mr. Sajid Ali Rather and wished him a bright future.