Education

Adding a new milestone, Amrita School of Agriculture Sciences was inaugurated on August 9, 2019 by Swami Ramakrishnananda Puri (Mata Amritanandamayi Math), Prof. S....
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham opened its 6th campus at Chennai today. As of now, the new campus hosts a School of Engineering offering undergraduate engineering...
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham (Amrita) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with King’s College London (KCL) for potential multidisciplinary collaborative opportunities in academics and...

Healthcare

The infant was born without a sternum Use of 3D technology to treat the childAthmika’s mother was terrified when she first saw and held...
Becton, Dickinson and Company (BD), in collaboration with Amrita Hospital, launched the Amrita-BD Centre of Excellence (CoE) in Clinical Flow Cytometry, a critical technique...
ViswaSanthi, a non-profit organisation established by Actor Mohanlal in the name of his parents, have launched the Amrita-ViswaSanthi Health Care Project. The project in...

Environment

On June 7, 2019, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham joined European Union missions to India and more than 14 others and signed the "Green Pledge", extending...
Amrita Hospital, Kochi received Kerala State Pollution Control Board’s the best environmental practices award-2019 in the hospital sector for its sustained efforts to control...
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...

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

AYUDH (Amrita Yuva Dharma Dhara), conducted a 3-day Residential National Youth Camp Samarpan 2019 in the foothills of Himalayas, Sidhbari, from Aug 9th to...
In an effort to increase the green cover in Delhi-NCR, July 28, saw the culmination of the tireless efforts of Amma's children from different...
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June 11, 2019 New Delhi, IndiaA regional youth summer camp for the youth was successfully conducted by AYUDH Delhi-NCR chapter from Friday 7th of June...

EMERGENCIES

Amma has announced that the Mata Amritanandamayi Math will give Rs. One lakh to families who have lost a member in the monsoon flooding...
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...

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

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 The 5th International Day of Yoga was celebrated at all the centres & institutions under the aegis of Mata Amritanandamayi Math. Participants attending Amma’s...
“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

July 2, 2019, Washington D.C.Dorothy Bush Koch—daughter of 41st President of the United States George H.W. Bush and sister of 43rd President George W....
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.

Amrita School of Agriculture Sciences opened in Coimbatore

Adding a new milestone, Amrita School of Agriculture Sciences was inaugurated on August 9, 2019 by Swami Ramakrishnananda Puri (Mata Amritanandamayi Math), Prof. S....

Amrita’s 6th Campus inaugurated at Chennai

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham opened its 6th campus at Chennai today. As of now, the new campus hosts a School of Engineering offering undergraduate engineering...

Amrita signs an MoU with Kings College London

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham (Amrita) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with King’s College London (KCL) for potential multidisciplinary collaborative opportunities in academics and...

Amrita to Collaborate with Rural Development Ministry, Govt. Of India

15th of May 2019Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham and National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj (NIRDPR) agreed to work together on sharing knowledge, transfer...

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...

In a First for India, Amrita Doctors Reconstruct 9-Month-Old’s Breast Bone Using 3D Printing Technology

The infant was born without a sternum Use of 3D technology to treat the childAthmika’s mother was terrified when she first saw and held...

BD Centre of Excellence in Clinical Flow Cytometry launched at Amrita Hospital

Becton, Dickinson and Company (BD), in collaboration with Amrita Hospital, launched the Amrita-BD Centre of Excellence (CoE) in Clinical Flow Cytometry, a critical technique...

Mohanlal’s ViswaSanthi Foundation collaborates with Amrita Hospital on new Healthcare Project

ViswaSanthi, a non-profit organisation established by Actor Mohanlal in the name of his parents, have launched the Amrita-ViswaSanthi Health Care Project. The project in...

Maldives student breathes easy after Amrita docs perform complex Bronchoscopic procedure

Mohammed Anwar, a 24-year-old, resident of Maldives who was referred to Amrita Hospital, Kochi following serious breathing issues after a bike accident in Maldives...

Amrita Hospital receives excellence award for the fifth time in a row

Amrita Hospital, Kochi received Kerala State Pollution Control Board’s the best environmental practices award-2019 in the hospital sector for its sustained efforts to control...
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Massive Cataract Surgery Campaign in Zambia

Mata Amritanandamayi Math has conducted eye camps in different countries in Africa in the last few years.Given the success of the these camps, Amma's...

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 Joins EU for Lead The Green Change Campaign

On June 7, 2019, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham joined European Union missions to India and more than 14 others and signed the "Green Pledge", extending...

Amrita Hospital receives excellence award for the fifth time in a row

Amrita Hospital, Kochi received Kerala State Pollution Control Board’s the best environmental practices award-2019 in the hospital sector for its sustained efforts to control...

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...

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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5th International Day of Yoga

 The 5th International Day of Yoga was celebrated at all the centres & institutions under the aegis of Mata Amritanandamayi Math. Participants attending Amma’s...

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...
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Independence Day, Rakshabandhan celebrations at Amritapuri

Independence Day was celebrated with the right degree of pomp at Amritapuri on August 15th morning. Amma hoisted the tricolor flag in the program,...

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...

Amma gets a warm welcome by Doro Bush Koch in Washington D.C.

July 2, 2019, Washington D.C.Dorothy Bush Koch—daughter of 41st President of the United States George H.W. Bush and sister of 43rd President George W....

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...