HSNC University awarded Ratan Tata an honorary D.Litt

At a special convocation ceremony held on Saturday, Governor of Maharashtra and Chancellor of the institution Bhagat Singh Koshyari conferred the degree on Tata.

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Tata Group Chairman Emeritus Ratan Tata was been awarded an honorary D.Litt. by HSNC University, Maharashtra’s second state cluster university, in recognition of his extraordinary contributions to society. At a special convocation ceremony held on Saturday, Governor of Maharashtra and Chancellor of the institution Bhagat Singh Koshyari conferred the degree on Tata.

Ratan Tata, the university feels, embodies the ideology of development, education, and upliftment for all, which aligns with the purpose of HSNC University, Mumbai, and has been awarded the university’s first-ever honorary degree in recognition of his outstanding contribution to society.

“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,” Koshyari said in his convocation address.

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In his acceptance speech, Ratan Tata said, “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”.