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Honorary Doctorate for 'Metroman' Sreedharan

Press Trust of India  |  Noida 

Principal Advisor to Metro Rail Corporation E Sreedharan was today awarded the Degree of Doctor of Science (Honoris Causa) by Mahamaya Technical University on its first convocation.

Governor and Chancellor of the university, B L Joshi gave the honorary degree to Sreedharan, who is popularly known as 'Metroman'.

Speaking on the occasion, Sreedharan said, "Technical education should not be merely a mean to get into a job, but should equip and mould students as true nation builders."

"This can be achieved not by imparting only knowledge of subject, but by instilling high moral values and a passion for acquiring more knowledge and experience," he said.

First Published: Fri, September 20 2013. 23:36 IST