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Dec 15, 2011 at 07:53pm IST

Raghav Bahl awarded honorary doctorate

Noida: Amity University on Thursday awarded an honorary doctorate to Raghav Bahl, the founder and managing director of Network18 for his immense contribution to the media.

The university acknowledged the effort, which has contributed to the creation of Network18 a media empire across broadcast, print, Internet and cinema.

While being felicitated, Bahl said that he enjoys creating jobs and shaping dreams.

"It has been a long journey and I have enjoyed this process of creating wealth and building networks," said Bahl.

Apart from him, the Leader of the Opposition in Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitley and scientist Dr RA Mashelkar were also felicitated. Ashok Kumar Chauhan, the founder president of Amity, said such eminent people would act as an inspiration for students.

Talking on Bahl's achievement, Amity Group Founder President Dr Ashok K Chauhan said, "He is a doyen of media, a great journalist. Such people help our students to dream bigger."

As over 10,000 students graduated to pursue their dream on Thursday, Raghav Bahl too added a new feather to his decorated cap.