Bhubaneswar: Managing Director of Hindalco Industries Ltd. Satish Pai was on Thursday conferred Honorary Doctorate degree by Hon’ble President of India, Droupadi Murmu at the 53rd Convocation of Utkal University.
The D. Litt. in Commerce and Management Studies was presented to him for his outstanding contribution in the growth of metal industry and for the sustainability and transformation of the industry. Among others, Hon’ble Governor Raghubar Das, Minister for Higher Education, Atanu Sabyasachi Nayak and Vice-Chancellor of Utkal University Prof. Sabita Acharya were present during the award ceremony.
Satish Pai is the MD of Aditya Birla Group’s flagship metal company Hindalco, since 2016, and he has been instrumental in bringing lot of innovations and growth in metal industry. In Odisha, Hindalco has a strong presence with many operational industries and investments of over Rs. 25,000 crores during the last 15 years.