Recognitions & Awards

  • 1985

    Distinguished Alumnus Award of the University Department of Chemical Technology

  • 1990

    Shri Om Prakash Bhasin Foundation Award for Scinece & Technology

  • 1993

    Outstanding Chemical Engineer by the Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers

  • 1994

    Distinguished Alumnus Award of the University Department of Chemical Technology

  • 1996

    Certificate of Merit for Outstanding Export performance in Agro-Chemicals by Chemexcil, Mumbai.

  • Sept. 1997

    Special Awards from The Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers for exceptional contribution to the Chemical Engineering profession, Chemical Industry and Society at large

  • Dec. 1997

    Lie Time Achievement Awar for immeasurable contribution to research and Industry from The Indian Analytical Instruments Association

  • 1998

    AWARD for Social Responsibility by ICMA, Mumbai.

  • 1999

    PRASHANSA PATRA Safety Award by National Safety Council of India, Navi Mumbai.

  • Jan. 2000

    Dr Gharda was selected as one of the four “Contributors to Indian Chemical Industry in this millennum”. He is now one of the two survivor

  • 2000

    Certificate of Merit for Excellence in Management of Safety, Health & Environment by ICMA, Mumbai.

  • Nov. 2000

    Chemical Industry Stalwart Award pesented by Chemtech Foundation in recognition of outstanding contribution rendered to the Indian process Industry

  • 2001

    National Energy Conservation Award by Ministry of Power, Government of India, New Delhi.

  • Nov. 2003

    In recognition of Dr. Gharda’s contribution to the Indian Chemical Industry in particular and the Society in general, the Institute of Science (Mumbai) alumni Association felicitated Dr. Gharda and conferred on him the Vigyan Sanstha Ratna Award 2003

  • June 2004

    Dr. Gharda Received the “Chemical Poineer Award” from The American Institute of Chemists, Philadelphia, USA, on June 18th 2004

  • Oct. 2007

    CHEMEXCIL – Basic Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals and Cosmetics Eport Promotion Council, Mumbai- Life Time Achievement Award- for exemplary contribution to Indian Chemical & Agro Chemical Industry

  • Dec 2007

    Dr. Gharda received “Dr. Bujor P Godrej Life Time Award for 2007” & the Diamond Jubliee Award of the Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers, Kolkata

  • April 2008

    Dr. Gharda was presented a Gold Medal by the Society of Dyers and Colourists, United Kingdom “for outstanding contributions to the dyestuff Industry in India”