Dr. K.H. Gharda Honored With Padma Shri Award

Dr. H.K. Gharda with the former president of India, Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam.

Dr. H.K. Gharda with the former president of India, Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam.

Keki Hormusji Gharda, founder of the company that bares his name has added to his long list of awards and accolades.

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Dr. Gharda, who founded Gharda Chemcials in 1967 and continues to serve an important role in the company, has received the Padma Shri award. The Padma Shri is considered the fourth highest civilian award in the Republic of India. Gharda received the honor from the Government of India, which is announced every year on India’s Republic Day.

For more about Dr. Gharda and his company, see the cover story from October 2015.