Chancellor Amma’s vision to provide holistic Education in K12 and higher education that integrates both life and living skills along with managing health in rural India was the inspiration for AmritaCREATE at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham. Dr. Prema Nedungadi is a founding Director at AmritaCREATE, an award winning, educational and health technology for societal benefit initiative of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, with $4.6m in research funding, 2 patents and over 54 publications. She is recipient of the Digital India Award from the Hon’ble Minister of MeitY, in the Category – Digital Empowerment (2015). Other awards include best journal paper, IEEE Transactions in Education (2014), Best Exhibit, Kerala Science Congress (2012), IT Excellence Award for eLearning and Education, Computer Society of India, (2013).