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Health Care Research

Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences signs MoU with Harvard Med School

April 2018, Kochi Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center of Harvard Medical School has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi to collaborate on research and education initiatives in critical care, pain medicine, and anesthesiology. The memorandum identifies joint research and an exchange of faculty and students as areas for […]

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Community Out Reach University

Amrita  takes vocational skill training to Africa

In partnership with STEP Innovations Africa, Amrita Vishswa Vidyapeetham’s Ammachi Labs initiated a pilot deployment of the computerized vocational education and training (computerized) in Motorcycle Repair Service at Integrated Polytechnic Regional College (IPRC), a premier vocational training institution in Kigali, Rwanda. This course is a self paced eLearning package developed in-house by AMMACHI Labs, aligned […]

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Education University

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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Community Out Reach University

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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Education University

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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Health Care Research

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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University

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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University

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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Around Amma 2016 University

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 […]