ZEE’s Subhash Chandra receives Doctorate in London
Essel Group Chairman Mr Subhash Chandra has received an honorary Doctorate at the University of East London (UEL).
Lord Gulam Noon, Chancellor of the university, himself a leading NRI entrepreneur conferred the Honorary Doctorate on 62-year-old Chandra at the university.
The citation, read out by Lord Kamalesh Patel who is a Senior Advisor to the Vice Chancellor at the university, described Chandra as “a self-made billionaire”.
“Subhash Chandra has an innate ability to identify new businesses and lead them to success. He is also a philanthropist who invests heavily in the health and well-being of his country,” it said.
The citation noted “at the age of 17, Subhash Chandra steered his grandfather’s business back to stability and from Essel it became Essel Group of industries.”
Receiving the degree he said, “If you want to learn the art of living, live in the present. That is the art of living.”
He also said, “I have been fortunate enough to have been felicitated at various such esteemed gatherings across the globe. But this recognition will always remain special to me since I’m being honoured amidst 570 young and bright graduates of the University.”
He dedicated “this recognition to all the members of the Zee family across the world.”
Extracts form ZEE News