archive for September, 2013

Safety for women, Security for mentally challenged; a device by Amrita

(15 Sep '13)

How can anyone live in fear? Most women are victimized for no fault of their own unable to travel and perform mundane activities. In discussions with Amrita University’s Centre for Cyber Security, Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi (Amma), stressed the need for developing technology to protect and make Indian women feel more safe. According to Dr. […]

Category : Research | Social Service

AMMACHI Labs to setup vocational institutes in 101 villages

(13 Sep '13)

AMMACHI Labs to setup vocational institutes in 101 villages whcih would be adopted by MAM. The institutes would be centred around Computerized Vocational & Education Training (cVET) and Life-Enrichment Education (LEE) systems developed and managed by AMMACHI Labs. AMMACHI Labs has already provided training to more than 1,000 women in fields such as plumbing through […]

Category : Education | Social Service | Village Resource

500 times more efficient solar cell powered tablets for rural education

(13 Sep '13)

Amrita has developed a unique tablet-based multimedia learning programme for the education in villages. “It takes into account the learning needs of multi-grade rural students and is exclusively designed for the tablet format, taking into considering its screen size and low processing power” explained Raghu Raman, the director of Amrita University’s Centre for Research in […]

Category : Education

MAM to adopt 101 villages throughout India

(13 Sep '13)

10 Sep 2013, New Delhi The Mata Amritanandamayi Math (MAM) to adopt 101 villages throughout India, which is being called the Amrita Self-Reliant Village Programme (Amrita Swasraya Gramam). Announcing this in a press meet in New Delhi, Vice Chairman Swami Amrita Swarupananda said that this would amount to the most massive humanitarian programme ever undertaken […]

Category : Amrita-SeRVe

50-Crore relief and rehabilitation package for Uttarakhand

(13 Sep '13)

10 Sept 2013, New Delhi Mata Amritanandamayi Math announced two massive charitable projects: a 50-crore relief-and-rehabilitation project in the flood-ravaged state of Uttarakhand and a programme to adopt 101 villages throughout India. “In Uttarakhand, MAM will build approximately 500 houses destroyed by the disaster,” said MAM’s vice-chairman Swami Amritaswarupananda in a press conference in New […]

Category : Disaster Relief

Amma’s Europe Yatra 2013

(2 Sep '13)

Amma to visit Europe in October and November. Visiting eight countries, she will hold programs in 11 cities on this 40 day trip.   Oct 05-06 – Helsinki, Finland Oct 08-10 – Winterthur (Switzerland) Oct 12-15 – Munich (Germany) Oct 17-19 – Paris (France) Oct 21-23 – London (England) Oct 25-26 – Berlin (Germany) Oct […]

Category : Europe 2013 | Yatra