Jammu, June 17(HS): A facility member of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University (SMVDU) Katra has bagged best speaker award. In an international award ceremony-Sledding 2021, organized by Princeton Hive and Educos Unite of scholars, Dr Amitabh V. Dwivedi, Faculty, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, has been awarded the Best Speaker Award in recognition and contribution for being a marvelous speaker. David McDermott, Director, Princeton Hive and Dr Ratish Gupta, Director, Educos Unite of Scholars, appreciated his talk on New Education Policy-2020, and also praised him for his contribution to academia during the pandemic. They said that his talks will help developing language skills, and literary & research aptitude amongst the scholars. From the last year, Dr Dwivedi has delivered more than 100 keynote addresses and invited talks in various reputed national and international events. As a Co-Director, he has also submitted an ICSSR project on lesser-known languages of JK, such as Bhadarwahi, Sarazi, Bhalesi, Punchi, Gojri, etc.