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Amrita University ranked as the 8th best university in the country by NIRF

3 April 2018, New Delhi Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham has emerged as the 8th best university in the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) Ranking 2018 for Indian Universities, that was released by Prakash Javadekar, the Minister of Human Resource Development. “This is a testament to the tradition of academic excellence, outstanding faculty and world-class infrastructure that […]

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Giving water to Indian villages, building friendship between India and Japan

Feb 2018, Alappuzha, Kerala In order to help supply rural villages with clean drinking water, seventy-two students from Japan travelled to Alappuzha district of Kerala to help build water filters. Despite not receiving credit from their university, having to sacrifice their vacation time, and paying for their own travel expenses, students from the IVUSA program […]

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Foundation stone laid for Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham’s 200-acre campus at Amaravati

07 Feb 2018, Amaravati, Andhra Pradesh Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Sri. N Chandrababu Naidu today laid the foundation stone for Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham’s 200-acre campus at Amaravati, the defacto state capital. Over the course of two decades, the new facility will see an investment of more than Rs 2,500 crores. Speaking on the occasion Swami […]

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Amrita Centre for Advanced Research in Ayurveda Laboratory

Amrita Centre for Advanced Research in Ayurveda (ACARA) Laboratory at Amrita School of Ayurveda of Amrita Vishwa Vidhya Peetham, has been set up with the blessings of Amma. Inspired by Amma’s vision to foster the global acceptance of Ayurveda through world-class multidisciplinary research, the lab is constructed. Ayurveda Research lab and studies will help 1. […]

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Universities should be the engines of innovation

10 Sep 2017, Amritapuri 1424 Graduates from Amrita University, Amritapuri Campus The graduation day for Amrita University’s Amritapuri Campus was held at the Amritapuri Ashram today, in the Darshan Hall. There were 1424 graduates from the Schools of Ayurveda, Biotechnology, Business, Arts & Sciences and Engineering, to receive their graduation certificates after successfully completing various […]

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Amrita University to help Indian Army with solutions in the field

26 Jan 2017, Coimbatore Amrita University faculty members and researchers met with a delegation of the Indian army for developing lightweight bunkers, smart hybrid power sources in the field and bio-friendly waste management systems among other solutions. Faculty members of Amrita University Coimbatore made a series of presentations to a team led by Lt Gen […]

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UNESCO Chair for Amrita University

26 Sep 2016, Amritapuri – Amritavarsham 63 celebrations The Government of India’s Minister for Human Resource Development Prakash Javadekar announced the establishment of a UNESCO Chair for Gender Equality & Women’s Empowerment at our own Amrita University. The Chair will focus on mapping vulnerabilities of women for a holistic approach to designing necessary solutions. Said […]

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Birthday Education

Sustainability a Reality: from Policy to Practice

On the eve of Amritavarsham 63, the Amritapuri campus of Amrita University hosted a High Level Panel Discussion on Making Sustainability a Reality: from Policy to Successful Practice on September 25, 2016. Dr Venkat Rangan, Vice Chancellor, Amrita University delivered the presidential address wherein he enumerated the various missions that have been undertaken for making […]

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Birthday Education

Amma receives student award winners

22 September  2016, Amritapuri On almost every darshan day in Amritapuri many students come to meet Amma. Today was no different but all of those that came today, came to share their joy with Amma for having won various awards. The students won several competitions on a national level in a variety of disciplines. The […]

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Amrita University illuminating rural India via renewable resources

Last September, in her birthday address, Amma pointed out that India is suffering from a split personality–success when it comes to technological advancement and failure in terms of poverty, illiteracy, health sanitation and crimes against women. “A split personality is never a sign of sound health,” Amma said. “If we want to see India become […]