Inc to honour him for his immense contributions in the fields of healthcare and Medical Education.The event was held at Jewel of India restaurant, Maryland on May 19th, 2019 and was graced by the presence of Peter Franchot (the comptroller of Maryland), senator Susan Lee and Craig Zucker. It began with a brief introduction of Dr.Pillai as a businessman and active philanthropist who made it his life’s mission to bring about a change to India’s education system.
Several dignitaries and organisers of the event that knew Dr.Pillai shared their personal experiences with him and vouched for his kind heart and helpful nature that led to him being globally recognised for his work.
Dr.Pillai, that evening, received a governors citation, signed by the governor of Maryland the lt. Governor and the Secretary of state to honour and recognise his “commitment in promoting medical- Healthcare Education” and “Outstanding Global Leadership” as a public acknowledgement of gratitude for his efforts to change and improve the quality of medical education.
He also received a Certificate of Recognition from the office of the Comptroller of Maryland that was presented to him by Peter Franchot himself, for his role in medical education through Transworld Educare.
Dr.Pillai expressed his gratitude for being recognised and spoke about his journey that led him to create new opportunities for medical students.