Amrita Students Develop an Early Forest Fire Detection System "Agni Kavaj"

A group of final-year B.Tech. students at the School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri, have developed “ Agni Kavaj”, a forest fire early detection system using UAV and Advance Computation Technology to detect fire and alert officials as early as possible. 

Amrita Professors Make eMap E-learning Modules for Ayurveda Panchakarma Funded by AYUSH Ministry

The professors of the Department of Panchakarma, Amrita School of Ayurveda, Amritapuri, are developing e-learning modules for a project titled, eMAP- e-learning Modules for Ayurveda Panchakarma. The project initiated on January 29, 2021, was funded by the Rashtreeya Ayurveda Vidyapeeth, Ministry of Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy (AYUSH), Government of India.

Amrita Team Studies Health Benefits of Traditional Kerala Cuisine in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

The use of locally available ingredients which are rich in fibre is diminishing in Kerala leading to an upsurge in the number of type 2 diabetes. There exists a myth that consuming parboiled varieties of rice leads to an increase in blood sugar levels. But the nutritional content present in these and its effect on lifestyle diseases has been ignored. To highlight the importance of the readily and locally available ingredients used decades ago in Kerala, a study was conducted to explore its health benefits in patients with type 2 diabetes.  

Amrita Student Team Organises a Cybersecurity Event to Break the Stereotypes

ShaktiCon is a series of programs with a goal to excite, train and support women from all over the globe to develop critical skills in the area of cybersecurity. It features multiple training workshops, talks, seminars and hacking contests spanned over 3 months and is organized by Team Shakti along with the support of team bi0s and Black hoodie. 

Amrita Celebrates Antimicrobial Awareness Week

As an initiative to increase awareness on global Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR), as well as to encourage best practices among the general public, and health workers to stop the further emergence and spread of drug-resistant infections, *WHO has declared November 18-24 as the Antimicrobial Awareness Week (WAAW). 

Microbes Outsmarting Man Through Anti-Microbial Resistance

The Amrita School of Biotechnology (ASBT) made its initial foray into the Antimicrobial research arena in 2014 after having been selected by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and Department of Biotechnology, Government of India for the Reinvent the Toilet Grand Challenge Award, to address the problems of infection and smell in waste water.