Purdue University has awarded Mr Venu Srinivasan, Chairman of TVS Motor Company with an Honorary Doctorate of Management degree in recognition to his contribution to the field of management.
Mr Srinivasan has an engineering degree and a master’s degree in management from Purdue University.
The Padma Shri awardee has earlier been felicitated with the distinguished civilian honour ‘Order of Diplomatic Service Merit’ (Heung-In Medal) by the president of the Republic of Korea, Lee Myung-bak, in acknowledgement of his treasured contribution in endorsing Korea-India bilateral relations. He also holds a Doctor of Science from IIT Kharagpur and University of Warwick recognition of his contribution to manufacturing, research and development, technology and quality excellence.
Mr Srinivasan also holds the JRD Tata Corporate Leadership Award by the All India Management Association for his contribution to leadership and management and the Jamsetji Tata Lifetime Achievement Award by the Indian Society for Quality.
He is also a member of the Prime Minister’s Scientific Advisory Council, the Prime Minister’s Council in Trade, and Industry the National Manufacturing Competitiveness Council. He is the present chairman of the National Safety Council, Government of India.