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NEW DELHI: Tata Sons Chairman Ratan Tata has been given honorary fellowship of the London School of Economics and Political Science for his contribution to global industry. Professor Lord Desai of LSE’s Centre for the Study of Global Governance, read the oration for Mr. Tata at the ceremony held in London’s Peacock Theatre. The ceremony also marked the graduation of around 250 management, law and international relations students.

“We honour Ratan Tata for his achievements in the fields of entrepreneurship, industrial leadership and building up knowledge economy. Tata is an iconic name in India, thanks to Ratan Tata’s efforts around the world,” LSE’s Professor Desai said in a statement.

Honorary fellowships are awarded by the LSE each year to people who have attained distinction in arts, science or public life or who have rendered outstanding services to the school or its concerns, the statement said.

“I am greatly honoured to receive this prestigious recognition from the LSE. Over the years, the LSE has graduated economists and policy makers who have played an important part in influencing policy and governance of many developing countries,” Mr. Tata said. — PTI


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