Doctorate for Farida Group chief Rafeeq Ahmed

Doctorate for Farida Group chief Rafeeq Ahmed

Doctorate for Farida Group chief Rafeeq Ahmed

Mr. Mecca Rafeeque Ahmed, Chairman, Farida Group of Companies has been chosen as Honoris Causa Award, is the first person from the leather industry in India to be conferred by an honorary doctorate. This award symbolises and gives credo to Mecca Rafeeque Ahmed, as he is.

Mr.Mecca Rafeeque Ahmed will be conferred a Doctor of Science (Honoris Causa) by Hindustan Institute of Technology & Science on Saturday, 7th October, 2017 from 11:00 am onwards @ The MGR Auditorium, Bay Range Campus, Padur, Chennai for his outstanding contribution in the field of Trade and Commerce and social services which have brought highest laurels and accolades to the country.
Rafeeque will be honoured at an impressive convocation ceremony by Dr. S Christopher, Secretary, Department of Defence R&D & Chairman DRDO in the presence of Dr. Mrs. Elizabeth Verghese, Chancellor and many more industry veterans.

He is also  a recipient Padma Shri Award in 2011

About Mr.Rafeeque Ahmed :  He entered Farida Prime Tannery in 1963 under the guidance of his father, Mr.Mecca Abdul Majid Sahib. He was observant, intelligent and managed the affairs of business at a young age with a great presence of mind. Rafeeque has built Farida Group from a tannery to one of India’s leading business conglomerates. Later, he became the Chairman of the Group and continues to hold the position till date.

His services to Leather Industry 

President, Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO)

* President, FICCI, Tamil Nadu Chamber

* President, The All India Skins and Hides Tanners and Merchants Association,(AISHTMA) Chennai

* Chairman, Ambur Economic Development Organization Ltd, Ambur

* Director, Indian Institute of Leather Products, Chennai

* Director, Apollo Hospitals, Chennai.

* Chairman, Council of Leather Exports, India

* Chairman, Ambur Trade Center,Ambur

Read more about Rafeeque Ahmed congratulate him on this occasion.


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