MUMBAI: Sir Dr. Huz (Huzaifa Khorakiwala), CEO and Trustee, Wockhardt Foundation, & Founder, The World Peacekeepers Movement (TWPM) was awarded Honoris Causa, at Desh Bhagat University, Mandi Gobindgarh by University’s Hon’ble Chancellor and Chief Guests, Shri H R Shah and Shri Pawan Kumar Chamling (Chief Minister of Sikkim). Sir Dr. Huz received his 13th Honorary Doctorate by the hands of Shri Pawan Kumar Chamling, Chief Minister of Sikkim.
The 6th Annual Convocation of Desh Bhagat University was graced by Padmashree Awardee Shri H R Shah, Chief Minister of Sikkim, Shri Pawan Kumar, who himself received the honor, along with members of the University including the Hon’ble Chancellor, Pro-Chancellor, Vice-Chancellor and Vice President. Bharat Ratna Shri Pranab Mukherjee was among the awardees of the honor by the University.
Delighted about receiving his 13th Honorary Doctorate Sir Dr. Huz said, “I am really grateful to Desh Bhagat University for bestowing upon me the Honoris Causa. I am honored to be a part of this convocation and would like to wish all the students the very best for their futures.”
Sir Dr. Huz has been awarded several times for his outstanding contribution towards the society in the fields of education, health and environment with multiple honors in the past. These include Ecumenical Medical-Humanitarian Order Knights of St. John of Jerusalem (Knighthood), Peace Leader of the year 2016 at Indian Affairs Business Leadership Awards, CSR Leadership award at the Global CSR Excellence and Leadership, etc. among many other similar awards.
Wockhardt Foundation, under the leadership of Sir Dr. Huz, has been instrumental in bringing about a positive change in the lives of the underprivileged through various initiatives like E-Learning, Khel Khel Mein, Little Hearts, Pronto Toilet, Pronto Bio-Toilet, Wockhardt Skills Development Institute, SHUDHU water purification tablets and Adarsh Gram Yojana, Mobile 1000.
Sir Dr. Huz has brought together more than a million people on an online platform sharing the same dream of world peace and better future through The World Peacekeepers Movement (TWPM). TWPM signifies the world’s mass grass roots movement of peace through the creation of the world’s largest army – The World Peace Army. With 2 million Peacekeepers, the World Peace Army is the world’s 2nd largest army.