.....posts from 'Education'


UB conferred doctorate to Mata Amritanandamayi Devi

(28 May '10)

25 May 2010 — Buffalo, New York The State University of New York (SUNY) presented Amma with an honorary doctorate in humane letters at a special ceremony held on May 25 at Lippes Concert Hall in Slee Hall on the University at Buffalo North Campus. Dr. John B. Simpson, the President of State University of […]

Category : Around Amma | Education | international forum

MA Centre, Germany receives UN Award

(21 Mar '10)

On 17 March, 2010, Cologne, Germany The National Committee of the UN-Decade “Education for Sustainable Development” awarded M.A. Center Germany as an official UNESCO Decade Project. The award is given to institutions and communities that provide a positive example to the local community by operating according to the principles of sustainable living. M.A.Center Germany received […]

Category : Ashram centers | Education | international forum | Photos

NABH accreditation for Amrita Institute

(30 Jun '09)

Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences has been granted NABH (National Accreditation Board of Hospitals & Health Care Providers) accreditation. Amrita is the first university teaching hospital to get NABH accreditation in the country. National Accreditation Board for Hospitals & Healthcare Providers (NABH) is a constituent board of Quality Council of India, (http://www.qcin.org/) set up to […]

Category : Education | Health Care

Amrita Telemedicine connects to PAN-African network

(4 Jun '09)

The Telemedicine network at Amrita Institute of Medical Science has begun extending its services beyond India’s borders. On May 4, 2009, it became part of the India’s PAN-African telemedicine network. Though this telemedicne network, Amrita will provide e-health services to Benin, Burkina Faso, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Ethiopia, Mauritius, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal and Seychelles. Medical consultation […]

Category : Education | Health Care | Telemedicine

University acquires fighter aircraft MIG-23

(22 Mar '09)

The department of Aerospace Engineering of  Amrita University Coimbatore Campus, has recently acquired MiG-23, a fighter-aircraft, from the Indian Ministry of Defense. “With this acquisition, students will be able to better study the functions and workings of various subsystems of an aircraft. When fully assembled, the MiG-23 will be an attraction for all interested” stated […]

Category : Education

MAM Extends Educational Programs

(3 Feb '09)

29 January 2009— Tiruvanantapuram Brahmasthanam Program On the first night of Amma’s programs at her ashram in Tiruvanantapuram, the Mata Amritanandamayi Math (MAM) furthered its commitment to education. Vidyamritam Scholarships were given to 180 children of Tiruvanatapuram District, and MAM inaugurated its new arts-and-crafts school, Amrita Shilpa Kalakshetra. In the presence of Amma, G. Sudhakaran, […]

Category : Around Amma | Education | Educational Scholarship | Self Help Group

Clicking their way to a brighter future

(24 Nov '08)

Kalpetta, Wayanad, 7 Nov 2008 Young Manikanden stares intently at his computer and then clicks the mouse.  This twenty-year-old tribal boy is clicking his way to a brighter future.  His is taking a Business Office computer course offered by the Village Resource Center in Kalpetta.   He has been working as a day laborer, but with […]

Category : Education | Village Resource
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