Education

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham emerged as the 8th best university in the country for the second consecutive year in the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) Ranking...
Amritapuri, Kerala March 11, 2019Students of Electrical Engineering at the School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri campus won the Overall honours at the National...
Amrita Learning App was awarded $125,000 after a 12-month study of low-literate adults in the US showed significant gains in reading skills for all...

Healthcare

Four patients have successfully undergone surgery for repairing Type A aortic dissection at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences within a span of 10 days....
A dad-of-four who hid his face from the world for 10 years has embarked on a new life after having an enormous 5.3kg (approx. 11.6...
In India’s first-ever fetal surgery of its kind, surgeons at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences in Kochi have successfully operated on a 21-week-old fetus...

Environment

2nd October 2018, New DelhiDuring the Mahatma Gandhi International Sanitation Convention at the Rashtrapati Bhavan Cultural Centre in Delhi, the Honourable Prime Minister, Sri. Narendra...
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore campus, has emerged on top of the Swachh Campus Rankings 2018 of the Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD), Government of...
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• Prime Minister Modi and Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi (Amma) had a live interaction over video-conferencing broadcast nationally and live-streamed on social media. • Amma...

RESEARCH

In a major boost to its ongoing research in Landslide Early Warning Systems (LEWS), multi-hazards, geo-hazards and community resilience, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham (Amrita) has signed Memorandums of Understanding...
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham is now partnering with 14 other institutions from EU, UK, China, Mexico, Mongolia, Paraguay in the "WeNet-The internet of Us". Amrita...
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On February 11, 2019, Her Excellency Ms. Dana Kursh, Consul General of Israel to South India (Bengaluru) inaugurated a new collaborative project at our Amritapuri campus. “Women in Sustaining the Environment” (WISE) is a research project between Amrita and Tel Aviv University, funded by the Consulate of Israel to South India (Bengaluru).

Rural India

Coimbatore: Three years ago, M Kannammal, 32, of Seengapathi, a tribal settlement in Boluvampatti forest range, would search frantically for a job as a...
The fields are resting now. Last month during May, in the Malgaon village of Chhattisgarh, lemongrass was harvested and oil distilled for the second...
On the occasion of World Environment Day, meet Anju ‘Pad Woman’ Bist, who is promoting sustainable menstruation through cloth padsOf the 1.3 billion Indians,...

WOMEN

Eminent personalities from all walks of life have lauded the efforts of Mata Amritanandamayi Math in building a better society through women empowerment, during...
March 21, 2019 ThrissurThe Thekkinkad Maidan was today transformed into a sea of women at the Amrita SREE district conclave organized here. Padmasree Kalamandalam Kshemavati...
28th March 2019 KottayamAmrita SREE community-based self-help programmes came into existence as an endeavor to provide alternate livelihood to the fishing community which had lost...

YOUTH

6th April 2019 Amritapuri, KeralaThe fifth annual Vishuthaineettam campaign was launched in Amritapuri Ashram on Saturday. Conceived of by Mata Amritanandamayi Devi in 2015, the...
On the occasion of International Women’s day, Amma blessed and launched AYUDH Mumbai project 2019 ‘Amrita Janani Jagaran’ during the second leg of Her...
Amma launched AYUDH Pune 2019 project 'Punarjani'- The River Clean up and Maintenance Project during the second leg of Her Bharat Yatra 2019.Inspired by...

EMERGENCIES

Cyclone Fani, which had wind speeds between 175-200 km/hr, made landfall in the state of Odisha, India on May 3rd. The storm hit the...
With massive rains continuing to bombard Kerala, Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi has announced that her organisation will donate Rs. 10 crores to the...
Amrita Helpline Comes to the Rescue of Thousands of Lives During Kerala FloodsVolunteers fielded more than 25,000 calls over five days. More than...

Basic Needs

A total of 480 students, the victims of typhoon Haiyan-Yolanda in Philippines in 2013 who received scholarships from the Amrithanandamayi Math,   have graduated...
The remote-controlled device can carry three 20-litre bottles at once and is helping make locals' lives easier.A water-carrying robot developed with the help of Scots computer...
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Many villages like Sadivayal, Tamil Nadu and Ratanpur, Bihar, have received Amrita Water Distribution Systems which relieve the physical stress, time, danger, and inconvenience...

Yoga & Meditation

“Meditation is a powerful remedy for these turbulent times,” said Mr. Vijay K. Nambiar, former UN Secretary-General Special Advisor on Myanmar and also Chef...
Yoga means to bring two things together – to merge. Some may say it is the merging of the jivatma into the Paramatma –...

Amma

23rd March 2019, AmritapuriAmma was today awarded with an honorary Doctorate of Letters (D.Litt. Honoris Causa) by the University of Mysore.While the University convocation...
The Mata Amritanandamayi Math will give Rs.5 lakh to each of the families of the more than 40 CRPF soldiers killed in February 14th’s Pulwama terror attack.
An unusual evening, punctuated by a sea-like confluence of orange clad monks and Ayyappa devotees at Putharikandam Maidanam, is what Thiruvananthapuram witnessed for the...

Amrita Ranked 8th best University in India for the 2nd year in succession and 5th best Medical College in India: NIRF India Ranking 2019

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham emerged as the 8th best university in the country for the second consecutive year in the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) Ranking...

Amrita students bag top honours in National Solar Vehicle Challenge

Amritapuri, Kerala March 11, 2019Students of Electrical Engineering at the School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri campus won the Overall honours at the National...

Amrita’s learning app wins $125,000 prize in US-based XPRIZE Adult Literacy Competition

Amrita Learning App was awarded $125,000 after a 12-month study of low-literate adults in the US showed significant gains in reading skills for all...

Amrita University pays tribute to the CRPF Martyrs of Pulwama Terror Attack

Students & Faculty of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham offered their tribute to 44 CRPF men, who were martyred i na terror attack at Pulwama, at...

From the Archives

UN praises Amrita’s Women Empowerment Project

More than 1,500 women from various parts of India poured into Amritapuri for the two-day event in early May - A Celebration of Empowerment. This was the capstone event of AMMACHI Labs’ Women Empowerment Project, co-funded by the United Nations Democracy Fund (UNDEF) and...
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Amma at Stanford, Conversations on Compassion

Stanford University hosted a rare event in which, world-renowned humanitarian leader and Amrita University's Chancellor, Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi (Amma), in a dialogue with leading neurosurgeon Dr. James Doty in the packed Memorial Auditorium, shares deep insight into the immense power of compassion, whether...

Amrita Ranked 8th best University in India for the 2nd year in succession and 5th best Medical College in India: NIRF India Ranking 2019

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham emerged as the 8th best university in the country for the second consecutive year in the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) Ranking...

Amrita & Tel Aviv University collaborate to create low-cost water purifiers for Jivamritam project

The inauguration of potable water systems under Amrita’s ongoing ‘Jivamritam: Clean Drinking Water Project’ took place at the Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and...

Amrita Hospital conducts four rare surgeries in ten days

Four patients have successfully undergone surgery for repairing Type A aortic dissection at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences within a span of 10 days....

Surgeons remove massive cancerous tumor from man’s jaw

A dad-of-four who hid his face from the world for 10 years has embarked on a new life after having an enormous 5.3kg (approx. 11.6...

Amrita and Tata Institute for Genetics and Society to conduct joint research against antibiotic resistance

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a rapidly-spreading phenomenon which threatens to make once-treatable bacterial infections deadly again The collaboration between Amrita and TIGS will...

When Organ Recipients meet Donor’s Familty at Amrita Hospital

From asking her sons and husband to kill her after her hands were amputated after an accident at home, to now holding hands with...

Amrita Hospital to get its first homograft bank in Kochi

Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS) is in the process of setting up a homograft bank that will be second such bank to preserve...

Amrita Hospital conducts India’s first fetal surgery in mother’s womb

In India’s first-ever fetal surgery of its kind, surgeons at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences in Kochi have successfully operated on a 21-week-old fetus...

Prime Minister Honours Amma for Largest Contribution to Swacch Bharat

2nd October 2018, New DelhiDuring the Mahatma Gandhi International Sanitation Convention at the Rashtrapati Bhavan Cultural Centre in Delhi, the Honourable Prime Minister, Sri. Narendra...

Amrita Emerges on Top in Swachh Campus Rankings 2018

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore campus, has emerged on top of the Swachh Campus Rankings 2018 of the Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD), Government of...
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Amma Supports Prime Minister During Swacchta Hi Seva Relaunch

• Prime Minister Modi and Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi (Amma) had a live interaction over video-conferencing broadcast nationally and live-streamed on social media. • Amma...

Jivamritam: Amrita’s ₹100 Crore Clean Drinking Water Initiative for Rural India

The Jivamritam water filtration system was designed by faculty and students of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham and launched by the President of India, Sri Ram...

Amrita Selected as India’s Cleanest Technical Institution in Swachhta Ranking 2017

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham has been awarded the Number One Rank in the ‘Technical Institutions’ category in the Swachhta Rankings 2017 released by the Union...

Freedom from Fear, When Sanitary Cloth Pads Reached the Villages

First there were four tailors, and then in the next village four more joined. In the third village five ladies heard about the course...

Amrita Micro Hydro Electric System- Illuminating Rural India via Renewable Resources

Many villages in India do not have access to electricity. Villages that do receive power, do so intermittently and with frequent disruption, making the supply of...

Amma donates Rs.100 Crore for Clean Ganga Project

Amma today presented Sri. Arun Jaitley, India’s Hon. Minister of Finance, a cheque for Rs. 100 crore (US$15 million) for the construction of toilets...

In a boost to LEWS research, Amrita signs MoUs with top UK institutions

In a major boost to its ongoing research in Landslide Early Warning Systems (LEWS), multi-hazards, geo-hazards and community resilience, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham (Amrita) has signed Memorandums of Understanding...

Amrita to partner in EU internet-based project

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham is now partnering with 14 other institutions from EU, UK, China, Mexico, Mongolia, Paraguay in the "WeNet-The internet of Us". Amrita...
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Amrita and Government of Israel pact a research project on Women Empowerment

On February 11, 2019, Her Excellency Ms. Dana Kursh, Consul General of Israel to South India (Bengaluru) inaugurated a new collaborative project at our Amritapuri campus. “Women in Sustaining the Environment” (WISE) is a research project between Amrita and Tel Aviv University, funded by the Consulate of Israel to South India (Bengaluru).

Amrita & Tel Aviv University collaborate to create low-cost water purifiers for Jivamritam project

The inauguration of potable water systems under Amrita’s ongoing ‘Jivamritam: Clean Drinking Water Project’ took place at the Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and...
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Amrita installs advance warning system against landsides in Sikkim

Sikkim is one Indian state which has always been a pioneer in a lot of things. Right from imposing a total ban on the...

Amrita, Wipro win award for Novel Diabetes Solution

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham and IT major Wipro have jointly won the Aegis Graham Bell Award 2017 in the ‘Innovation in mHealth’ category for a...

Amrita Awarded World Centre of Excellence on Landslide Disaster Reduction

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham was awarded the ‘World Centre of Excellence on Landslide Disaster Reduction’ by the International Program on Landslides (IPL) at the fourth...

Amrita’s Light Weight Bullet Proof Jacket to save ₹20000 Crore for Indian Army

The Man on the MissionIn a first, Indian Army will have bullet-proof jacket manufactured completely through indigenous technology.The bullet-proof jacket, designed by Bengali scientist...

Invasive weed gives tribals job security

Coimbatore: Three years ago, M Kannammal, 32, of Seengapathi, a tribal settlement in Boluvampatti forest range, would search frantically for a job as a...

Lemongrass oil distillation started in Chhattisgarh in collaboration with CSIR-CIMAP

The fields are resting now. Last month during May, in the Malgaon village of Chhattisgarh, lemongrass was harvested and oil distilled for the second...

Bleed Red, Bleed Green; Amrita’s Saukhyam Sanitary Pads

On the occasion of World Environment Day, meet Anju ‘Pad Woman’ Bist, who is promoting sustainable menstruation through cloth padsOf the 1.3 billion Indians,...

Mushroom Cultivation Training in Uttarakhand

Women from self-help groups (SHGs) in the neighboring Uttarakhand villages Dunda and Udalka received a ten-day training on straw-based mushroom cultivation to...

Savings Accounts for Tribal Kids in Wayanad District, Kerala

Eighteen tribal children opened accounts at the Vellamunda post office in Wayanad district, Kerala. The children of the Valaramkunnu tribal settlement trekked four kilometres...

Jivamritam: Amrita’s ₹100 Crore Clean Drinking Water Initiative for Rural India

The Jivamritam water filtration system was designed by faculty and students of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham and launched by the President of India, Sri Ram...
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How Tribals Are Making Eco-Friendly & Cheap Furniture Using Weed That Otherwise Destroys Forests

It was the year 2000 when Maya Mahajan, a PhD scholar from Coimbatore, was researching on the impact of invasive alien weeds on native...

Freedom from Fear, When Sanitary Cloth Pads Reached the Villages

First there were four tailors, and then in the next village four more joined. In the third village five ladies heard about the course...

Ricycle: A Low Cost Rice Planting Machine

Sustainable agriculture requires water, sun, soil, physical ease and access. In Indian villages, farming is a family activity but women perform majority of the...

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Meditation can bring a positive focus to our world’s leaders

“Meditation is a powerful remedy for these turbulent times,” said Mr. Vijay K. Nambiar, former UN Secretary-General Special Advisor on Myanmar and also Chef...

Jivatma is part of Paramatma, says yoga

Yoga means to bring two things together – to merge. Some may say it is the merging of the jivatma into the Paramatma –...

Amritapuri Ashram Hosts the ‘Ahimsa Yatra’ led by Jain Monks

March 11, 2019 AmritapuriAhimsa Yatra, an odyssey on foot led by H. H. Acharya(Supreme Head) of Jain Śvētāmbara Terapanth, Mahashraman to promote communal harmony, elevate...
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Why is Amma making everyone cry?

March 4, 2019 Nerul, MumbaiAmma’, today addressed thousands of Mumbaikars who had come to her Nerul ashram, in the presence of actor Vidya Balan, MLA...

Honorary Doctorate of Letters from University of Mysore for Amma

23rd March 2019, AmritapuriAmma was today awarded with an honorary Doctorate of Letters (D.Litt. Honoris Causa) by the University of Mysore.While the University convocation...

Amma to Donate Rs 5 lakh Each to Families of CRPF Troopers Martyred in Pulwama Terror Attack

The Mata Amritanandamayi Math will give Rs.5 lakh to each of the families of the more than 40 CRPF soldiers killed in February 14th’s Pulwama terror attack.

Amma addresses huge gathering of Ayyappa devotees at Thiruvananthapuram

An unusual evening, punctuated by a sea-like confluence of orange clad monks and Ayyappa devotees at Putharikandam Maidanam, is what Thiruvananthapuram witnessed for the...

Amma Addresses Abu Dhabi Interfaith Summit to Protect Children Online

Amma delivered the opening address of the Call to Action by Faith Leaders. Amma’s address spoke of the need for parents to be...

Prime Minister Honours Amma for Largest Contribution to Swacch Bharat

2nd October 2018, New DelhiDuring the Mahatma Gandhi International Sanitation Convention at the Rashtrapati Bhavan Cultural Centre in Delhi, the Honourable Prime Minister, Sri. Narendra...
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Amma Supports Prime Minister During Swacchta Hi Seva Relaunch

• Prime Minister Modi and Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi (Amma) had a live interaction over video-conferencing broadcast nationally and live-streamed on social media. • Amma...

Amma announces Rs. 10 Crore for Kerala Flood Relief

As Kerala is trying to grapple with the worst floods it has witnessed in almost a century, a catastrophe of colossal proportions, Sri Mata...

Why Spiritual Organizations must Run Schools and Universities

What is the connection between spirituality and Education?True Education takes place only when it goes hand in hand with spiritual knowledge. Otherwise, education will...