SMVDU Katra, 24th May 2019. A two-day Management Development Program on “Efficient Decision Making: Process and Practices” inaugurated at the School of Business, Faculty of Management, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University (SMVDU), Katra. The Chief Guest of the inaugural function Prof. E. Muthusamy, Dean, Faculty of Engineering, SMVDU, emphasized on the need for such kind of program for the human resources of the business organization. Dr. R. K. Mishra, Head, School of Mechanical Engineering, SMVDU, provided descriptions on the different forms of decision making tools and their role in enhancing the profitability of the organization. While narrating about the vibrancy of the School of Business, Dr. Saurabh, Head, School of Business, SMVDU, gave a brief description regarding the different activities organized by the School in the past. Narrating scenic beauty of the University, Dr. Supran Kr Sharma, Program Coordinator & Assoc. Prof. School of Business welcomed the participants. While introducing the aim of the program, Dr. Sharma highlighted the significance of the theme of the program across all levels in any organization. While Introducing the program, he mentioned about the different sub-themes including techniques for rational decision making, six thinking hats, decision tree, effective decision making, communication strategies for focused decision making effective decision making behavior skills, nose and biases in decision making, etc. scheduled to be conducted in this two-day training program. The inaugural function of the MDP was anchored by Dr. Rashi Taggar, Asst. Prof., School of Business. The event is witnessing the participation from different organizations including Chenab Valley Power Project, Dabur India Ltd., Indian Institute of Technology, Ropar, University of Jammu, SMVDSB, and others.