SMVDU Katra: Adjunct Professor A. K. Srivastava from Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Varanasi, visited School of Mathematics of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University and delivered a series of lectures in Topology. On the first day of the lecture series Dr A. K. Das, Head, School of Mathematics introduced Prof. Srivastava to the students, research scholars and faculty members of the School. Prof Srivastava delivered the lecture series in Compactness and related areas of Topology. The entire lecture series was attended by M.Sc. (Maths) students and research scholars of the School. Apart from taking classes, Prof. Srivastava spent time in the School and interacted with research scholars and faculty members. During this visit Prof. Srivastava also delivered a talk on Fuzzy Sets and its applications. On the last day of the lecture series, Prof Srivastava discussed various activities of the School with faculty members and provided valuable inputs for future activities. Prof V. K. Bhat, Dr Kuldip Raj, Dr. Sandeep Bhougal, Dr. Surender Singh and Dr. Sandeep Sharma were present during the discussion. Dr. A. K. Das thanked Prof. Srivastava for his visit to SMVDU.