.....posts from 'Education'


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

Amrita Vidyalayam Davengere won the International Science Fair award

(20 May '13)

The students from Amrita Vidyalayam, Davangere– Nayana KR and Aishwarya CA of Class 10–  have won Fourth Grand Award in the Intel International Science & Engineering Fair 2013 held at Arizona, USA. They won the prize in Mathematical Science Category for their experiment – Dissection of square into ‘N’ congruent squares. The fair was from […]

Category : Education

Amrita Vidyalayam students to represent India at ISEF in USA

(24 Dec '12)

Two students, Nayana KR and Aishwarya CA , from Amrita Vidyalayam School, Davangere, are among 10 students who have been chosen to represent India at the International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) to be held in May 2013, in Phoenix, Arizona, USA. Nayana KR and Aishwarya CA won the IRIS 2012 Grand Award in […]

Category : Education

Indian President launches Amrita’s A-VIEW on Aakash Tablet

(12 Nov '12)

11 Nov 2012, Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi Hon’ble President of India Pranab Mukherjee launched the latest version of Amrita University’s E-Learning platform A-VIEW 3.0  (Amrita Virtual Interactive E-Learning World) on the Aakash 2 tablet. The President A-VIEW Server with 1 Gbps link was unveiled and dedicated for the nation. Any institution of higher education can now […]

Category : Announcements | University

Amrita University launches four research oriented projects

(29 Sep '12)

27 Sep 2012, Amritapuri – Amma’s 59th Birthday celebrations During the 59th birthday celebrations of Amma, along with the many charitable projects, a number of new research-oriented projects of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham were inaugurated. Wireless Landslide detection Wireless technologies to alert people living in landslide at-risk areas by sending a sms when the possibility of landslides […]

Category : Birthday | Research
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