The Board of Governors and the Senators of Hebron Eco University has honoured Tiran Peiris with an honorary doctorate to the degree of ‘Doctor of Humanities’, for his contribution to the green tea industry of Sri Lanka. He was a founder of three green tea plants in Sri Lanka, inventing specialty green tea products and promoting green tea through print media, and is an expert in the green tea industry in Sri Lanka. Hebron Eco University is accredited by the Confederation of International Accreditation Commission (CIAC) and affiliated with Young Scientists University, USA, the Academy of Universal Global Peace, World Peace and Diplomacy Organisation, and Medicina Alternative International University. It is also registered with United Nations DESA and incorporated in the USA. Dr Peiris specialises in the tea industry locally and overseas.