Sumanta Sarathi Sharma, a senior faculty member from the School of Philosophy and Culture at SMVD University Katra has chaired a session as a subject expert in the recently concluded UGC sponsored National Conference on “Socio-Economic & Political Issues in Contemporary India – An Interdisciplinary Discourse” organized by the Department of Humanities at BSSS College (Madhya Pradesh) which is a NAAC Re-accredited Autonomous College under the UGC Scheme with ‘A’ Grade. The session entitled “Ethics, Society and Multilinguism” featured research papers from Linguistics, Political Science, Geography, Literature, etc. where presenters from different parts of the country along with some research scholars from Nigeria participated. Topics like, Global Schooling, Uses of teaching aids, Multicultural aspects, Gandhian Ideology, Open and Distance education for jail inmates along with some Women issues related to silence were deliberated upon with immense rigor and eruditeness. Prof. R.K. Sinha, Padma Shri, and the Honourable Vice Chancellor of SMVD University congratulated the faculty member.