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Honorary Degree for Professor Lord Bhattacharyya

Chairman and Founder of WMG, Professor Lord Kumar Bhattacharyya, has been recognised by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bhubaneswar with an honorary award which was presented to him earlier this month by the President of India.

Professor Lord Bhattacharyya was conferred with the degree of D.Sc. (Honoris Causa) during the 2nd Convocation of the Institute held on 7 September.

The award was presented to Professor Lord Bhattacharyya by Chief Guest at the ceremony, the Honorable President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee, who also delivered the Convocation Address to the graduating students.

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IIT Bhubaneswar is an engineering and technology higher education institute, located at in the Indian state of Orissa. It is one of a number of Indian Institutes of Technology established across the country, awarding degrees from BTech to PhD. Professor Lord Bhattacharyya is, himself, an alumnus of Bhubaneswar’s sister institute, IIT Kharagpur.

Read the full press release on WMG's site.

President of India presents Professor Lord Bhattacharyya with honorary degree

Professor Lord Bhattacharyya