Mumbai: On Saturday, Ratan Tata, the Honorary Chairman of the Tata Group, has been conferred with the Honorary D.Litt. As an appreciation of his unparalleled contribution to the society by HSNC University, the second State Cluster University of Maharashtra.
The Chancellor of the university and The Governor of Maharashtra Bhagat Singh Koshyari awarded the degree to Tata at a special convocation ceremony of the university held on Saturday.
Bhagat Singh Koshyari said in his convocation address, ”Ratan Tata is not just an industrialist or a corporate icon, he is a great human being who nurtures values of politeness, humanity and ethics. By accepting the honorary doctorate from HSNC University, Tata has honoured each one of us.”
Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari presented the Honorary Doctor of Literature on industrialist and philanthropist Ratan Tata at Raj Bhavan Mumbai. pic.twitter.com/hZtTUDBWUV
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”This university has been constituted with a view of creating young people with capability to lead our country in the coming future, with honesty, purpose, and responsibility. I am grateful to receive the honorary degree from the university, it means so much to me”, Ratan Tata said in his acceptance speech.
The university believes that Ratan Tata reflects the philosophy of development, education and upliftment of all, which also resonates with the vision of HSNC University, Mumbai and as a mark of appreciation towards his unparalleled contribution for the society, the university conferred him with its first-ever honorary degree.