Mumbai, Oct 5: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis will be awarded a Supreme Honorary Degree by Japan-based Osaka City University (OCU) for starting the process of reforms for bringing socio-economic development in the state.
He will be the first Indian to receive such an honour, a statement from the Chief Minister's office said.
OCU is honouring Fadnavis for starting the process of reforms for bringing socio-economic development in the state of Maharashtra, the statement added.
It has also invited Fadnavis for a special address at the varsity, interaction with students and with people of Osaka.
The Chief Minister during his recent visit to Japan had unveiled a statue of Dr B R Ambedkar - architect of Indian Constitution - at the Osaka varsity.