Samskriti: Other Activities
Samskriti has also held the following activities:
Power is gained by sharing knowledge. Therefore, we have invited distinguished scholars from various fields to share invaluable experiences and knowledge gained from years of their dedicated research, studies and work with our students.
Public exchange of ideas stimulates thinking. At the panel discussion titled “Violence Against Women” we have conducted, both speakers and audience have shared and received insights on this critical social issue at national and global levels. High-profile participants included Shri. C. P. Nair, IAS, Former Chief Secretary, Government of Kerala, Mrs. Saritha David Chunkath, Advocate, High Court of Kerala and Mrs. Rekha Menon, popular TV anchor and Media - Head, Asia Pacific, US Technologies.
“Travelling ten thousand miles is better than reading ten thousand scrolls," says old proverb. We encourage students to move away from textbook-based learning to adopt a practical learning approach and experience cultures and traditions by themselves through travelling:
- 5-day trip to ancient heritage sites in Hampi and the Chennakeshwara temple at Belur
- Heritage tour to Madurai Rameshwaram Tangore
- 3-day heritage tour to Kanyakumari, Trivandrum Palace and nearby places
INTER-UNIVERSITY SOUTH ZONE YOUTH FESTIVAL
Inter-University Youth Festivals (UNIFEST) have been organized by the Universities of the country under the aegis of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) with financial support from the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India since 1985, with the aim of providing a unique platform for showcasing immense artistic talent and potentials of the youth nationwide.
We have been sending our students to the South Zone competitions, whom have won various awards.
Ragam, the annual cultural fest of NIT Calicut, is one of the biggest in India bringing together talents from all over the world to one stage.
Despite of busy schedule of the periodicals and academic pressures, our students were able to make great achievements at Ragam 2015.
"NIT Ragam was a wonderful experience for me. I am happy that I could acquire the first prize in light music. It was an awesome stage to perform and showcase our talents in front of others."
- Durga Venugopal, School of Biotechnology
Kalsandhya is a student talent show which gives students a wonderful opportunity to showcase their talents in dance and music as groups or individuals and build pride in our University.
We offer yoga camps to our students, with the aim of nourishing their physical strength, mental equanimity and potentially limitless awareness, as well as supporting them in accessing their hidden abilities. This serves an important part of our integrated education principle at Amrita.