Prof Prabhat Ranjan Listed Among “Visionaries of India” by Outlook Magazine

Prof Prabhat Ranjan has been identified by Outlook Magazine as one of the visionaries to take India towards a $ 5 Trillion economy

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has projected India to become a $5 trillion economy with the third largest GDP in 2027-28, early in the ‘Amrit Kaal’ on the path to achieving the goal of becoming an advanced economy by 2047. “Outlook” magazine has tried to identify “visionaries” of India under whose guidance, India is moving towards achieving this goal in a special anniversary edition.

It says -“Amid a landscape with global economic hurdles, India is resolutely charting its path toward financial growth under the insightful leadership of Visionaries of a $5 Trillion economy. Their determined approach and strategic actions are fundamental to India’s ambitious drive for economic advancement, driving the nation to establish itself as a significant economic force globally amid various slowdowns.
From Industrialists to Union Ministers to filmmakers to fashion designers, we have visionaries who are passionate, powerful, innovators and inspirers, achievers, and enablers. These visionaries with a high appetite for risk, a tolerance for tough decisions, and a pioneering spirit are the changemakers of modern India.”

Prof Prabhat Ranjan has been identified to be one of these visionaries to take India towards a $ 5 Trillion economy along with others in this coveted list e.g. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, Foreign Minister Dr S Jaishankar, Industrialist Mukesh Ambani, World Bank President Ajaypal Singh Banga, Industrialist Gautam Adani, Film Maker Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Fashion Designer Manish Malhotra etc.

Cover Page: Outlook Anniversary Edition covering Visionaries of India
The page featuring Prof Prabhat Ranjan

Author: Prabhat Ranjan

Prof. Prabhat Ranjan is Vice Chancellor, D Y Patil International University, Akurdi, Pune. He was heading India's Technology Think Tank, TIFAC(tifac.org.in) as its Executive Director since April 2013 to April 2018. Earlier he was Professor at Dhirubhai Ambani Institute for Information and Communication Technology, Gandhinagar (DA-IICT) since 2002. He was educated in Netarhat School(near Ranchi), IIT Kharagpur and Delhi University. He received his Ph D from University of California, Berkeley where he carried our research on “Nuclear Fusion” at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory during 1983-86. He immediately returned to India after this and carried out research in Nuclear Fusion area at Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, Calcutta and Institute for Plasma Research(IPR), Gandhinagar. He played a major role in India’s Nuclear Fusion program and was Project Leader of the largest operational Indian Fusion Reactor, ADITYA, at Institute for Plasma Research from 1996-2002. His current interests include applications of Wireless Sensor Network to Wildlife, Planetary Exploration (Chandrayaan mission), Nuclear Fusion, Healthcare, Agriculture etc. He has received National Science Talent Search Award, IBM Faculty Innovation Grant and HP Innovate 2009 award, NPEDP-Mphasis Universal Design Award 2012, Bihar Gaurav Samman 2012 etc.

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Rajesh Kumar Roy
Rajesh Kumar Roy
1 month ago

Congratulations sir
Your indomitable courage and relentless efforts are incredibly exemplary. With missionary zeal and never-say-die approach is sure to add many more laurels to your treasure of success!
Wishing you good health and happiness 👍🙏

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