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Governor confers Honorary D Litt to Dr. Cyrus Poonawalla

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The Governor of Maharashtra and Chancellor of Universities in the State, Ch Vidyasagar Rao, conferred the Honorary D Litt (Honoris Causa) on the Chairman and Managing Director of Serum Institute of India Dr. Cyrus Poonawalla for his contributions to public health by manufacturing low cost vaccines. India has among the lowest rates of immunisation, which is lower than Bangladesh, Nepal and some Sub-Saharan countries.