Press Release - Krea University holds webinar on ‘R&D and National Prosperity

 “Krea University holds webinar on ‘R&D and National Prosperity”


Chennai, 9th December 2021: Krea University conducted an online webinar as a part of the ‘Krea Science Talks’ series on December 8, 2021, at 3:00 PM. The webinar titled ‘R&D and National Prosperity’ was led by eminent researcher Professor Deepak Pental, who was the former Vice-Chancellor and Professor of Genetics, University of Delhi. Professor Pental will highlight the significance of research and development (R&D) in meeting national growth and development goals.

Commenting on the webinar, Vice-Chancellor Mahesh Rangarajan of Krea University said, “Through the Krea Science Talks, noted scientists share their research that has impacted our understanding of Indian society and the world in general. We are delighted that Professor Pental will be delivering the first lecture in this series. His insights and ideas for reforms will help our students and research enthusiasts get a better idea of the ways in which science and innovation can intervene with national prosperity.”


About Krea University

Krea University, with a pioneering approach to Interwoven Learning, is located in Sri City, 55 km North of Chennai. Instituted by a team of global academicians, business leaders and scholars with a vision for the 21st Century and beyond, Krea is an effort to reimagine the education system, aiming to enable students to become agile, ethical and purposeful leaders in this fast-changing world. Krea University currently houses two Schools and provides strategic oversight to globally acclaimed Research Centers. The School of Interwoven Arts and Sciences currently offers 3-year BA (Honours) & B.Sc. (Honours) degrees, with an option to do an additional year i.e. fourth year of Advanced Studies. The IFMR Graduate School of Business offers PhD, MBA and customised Management Development Programmes.