British university, The University of Central Lancashire has honored Indian-origin 77-year-old doctor Shiv Pande in recognition of his contribution to the community as a general practitioner and medical educator.
Pande was born and did his education in India and obtained his MBBS degree. He shifted to the UK in 1971.
He worked as National Health Service General Practitioner, Justice of Peace, Broadcaster, charity worker all these years living in the UK.
“Rarely has a medical doctor achieved so much in so many areas, not only within his own profession, but also in our broader community. As a dedicated medical practitioner, tireless charity campaigner, accomplished broadcaster and distinguished academic, Shiv Pande MBE represents a superb role model for any citizen of multicultural Britain,” said Michael Thomas, University’s Vice Chancellor.
He was also presented with a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) by the Queen in 1989 for his community work.