N R Narayana Murthy have been conferred the PLuS Alliance Prize

Vastavam web: Infosys co-founder N R Narayana Murthy and Mumbai-born scientist Veena Sahajwalla have been conferred the PLuS Alliance Prize – a prestigious honour that recognises Research Innovation, Education Innovation, Global Leadership and Global Innovation.The Prize of USD 50,000 was awarded in two categories; Education Innovation and Research Innovation.Both winners were recognised for the development and implementation of innovative solutions to significant global issues.The awards were presented to Murthy, Sahajwalla and the other winners by Professor Sir Malcolm Grant, Chairman of NHS England and Chair of the PLuS Alliance Advisory Board, at a ceremony at the T-H-E World Academic Summit in London on Sunday.
The PLuS Alliance is an international collaboration between Arizona State University, King’s College London, and UNSW Sydney.The winners who hail from India, the US, the UK and Australia were chosen by a jury consisting of eminent global industry leaders and experts.Murthy said, “To be recognised as a global leader by three great universities today, collaborating under the PLuS Alliance, is an honour.