>> Sep 7, 2008
Golden Boy Bindra, the only Indian to win an individual gold in Olympics is Doctor now!
Yes, SRM University-Chennai honoured him with Doctorate during the University's fourth convocation to be held at its campus in Kattankulathur on 7th September. The University officials also presented him a sum of Rs. 5 lakh cash award in recognition of his achievement.
He also laid foundation stone for a Sports Academy to be set up by the University to provide world class infrastructure to nurture sports talent.
Bindra in his address told, "The media in India is cricket-focussed....They have to look at other disciplines as well".