IIT-Gn prof receives Padma Shri award

  • | Monday | 3rd April, 2017

"Danino has been a guest professor at the IIT-Gn since 2011, where he has been teaching courses which give a broad panorama of Indian culture and civilization. He played a key role in establishing the Archaeological Sciences Centre at the IIT-Gn. Ahmedabad: President of India, Pranab Mukherjee, presented Padma Shri award to guest faculty at Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar, (IIT-Gn) Professor Michel Danino at the Civil Investiture Ceremony held at Rashtrapati Bhavan on March 30.The fourth highest civilian award in India was given to Danino, a French-born Indian citizen, for his contribution towards literature and education. Danino said: "While I feel deeply honoured, the award has also evoked in me a stronger feeling of responsibility and commitment to contributing to what I have been pursuing in the last 40 years.

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