He was awarded the Doctor of Philosophy (D. Phil.) – Honoris Causa at the Convocation Ceremony held recently
BestMediaInfo Bureau | Mumbai | February 8, 2017
Prasoon Joshi, Chairperson and CEO, McCann India has been conferred the Honorary Doctorate Award by the Academic Council and the Board of Management of the Amity University.
As a popular communication veteran, poet, screenwriter and in recognition of his contribution towards the field of communication, arts, advertising and social causes, he was awarded the Doctor of Philosophy (D. Phil.) – Honoris Causa at the Convocation Ceremony held on January 21, 2017.
Individuals from different walks of life have been awarded honorary degrees by Amity University. They were world leaders and royal figures; eminent scientists, engineers and inventors, and individuals who have made significant contributions in the branches of business and industry; those who have distinguished themselves in many fields across creative and performing arts and sport; and others, who in their individual ways, have made a significant contribution to the greater good of society.
Some of the distinguished recipients of Honoris Causa include: HE Abdullah Gul (President of Turkey), HE Ellen Shri Arun Jaitley, Professor CNR Rao, Dr RA Mashelkar, Dr SK Brahmachari, Dr K Kasturirangan, Dr K Radhakrishnan, Dr R Chidambaram, Ajay G Piramal, Dr Sekhar Basu, Professor Bibek Debroy, Shobhana Bhartia, NR Narayana Murthy among others.