SMVDU Katra: Mr. Vimarsh Padha S/O Sh. Gulshan Kumar Padha, a resident of Suryavanshi Nagar, Jammu, and a student of School of Economics, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, has been awarded the prestigious Dr. V. V. Bhatt Memorial Research Fellowship at Economic and Political Weekly Research Foundation (EPWRF), Mumbai, for pursuing internship. The Internship has been named after the late Dr. V. V. Bhatt, a well-known Development Economist, who had served in the Reserve Bank of India and the Industrial Development Bank of India, and also in multilateral institutions such as the Asian Institute for Development and Planning, the World Bank and the Economic Development Institute. It is awarded only to one student across nation every year. As communicated through the letter dated 21 March 2018, from Dr. J. Dennis Rajakumar, Director of EPWRF, the fellowship will be for the period of 2 months and Mr. Vimarsh Padha will be entitled to monthly fellowship amount of Rs. 15000. He will be working under the supervision of a senior staff at EPWRF, Mumbai, during the above said period. Though undertaking assigned work, he will be encouraged to do research on a theme broadly in the area of Development Economics. Vice Chancellor Prof. Sanjeev Jain and the Head School of Economics Prof. Bandi Kamaiah congratulated Mr. Vimarsh Padha.