Amrita Ayurveda Observes National Ayurveda Day/Dhanwantari 2019

Ayurveda Day was celebrated around the world on October 25, 2019, as a global initiative to promote and preserve Ayurveda. Ayurveda Day aimed to promote UN-WHO Sustainable Development Goal 3 (Ensure healthy lives and promote wellbeing for all at all ages.) by raising awareness about the strong role that Ayurveda can play in the realization of SDG 3. Ayurveda Day also coincided with the Dhanwantari Day. 

'Charakatatvamritham 2019' - Parayana & Sambhasha on Charaka Samhita Chikitsa Sthana Seminar

The Department of Samhita & Basic Principles of Ayurveda, School of Ayurveda, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, conducted a two-day seminar “Charakatatvamritam 2019”- Parayana and Sambhasha on Charaka Samhita Chikitsa Sthana, from October 28-29, 2019. 

Technology Enabling Center for the State of Kerala Launched at Amrita

It is the vision of the Government of India’s Department of Science & Technology to have one centre per state to serve as an Ecosystem for Technology Development. These “Technology Enabling Centres” will network researchers, institutes, national laboratories and industrialists to help researchers with market studies, characterizing, productizing, and scaling of innovations to fit the needs of the Government, MSMEs, NGOs and Corporates.

Amrita Signs Letter of Intent with University of Twente, Netherlands

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham has announced entering into a “Letter of Intent (LoI)" with the University of Twente (Universiteit Twente (UT), Netherlands, to combine strengths and enhance Engineering education and research with the right blend of scientific excellence and societal benefit.

'Sarkaravaratti Naalukal' - Onam Celebrations at School of Ayurveda

The Onam celebrations, 'Sarkaravaratti Naalukal' of Amrita School of Ayurveda, were held from September 30-October 1, 2019, amidst great cheer and the cultural extravaganza witnessed mass participation. The event was attended by all the batches in the School of Ayurveda, as well as all the teaching and non-teaching staff of the college. 'Sarkaravaratti Naalukal' was on an altogether grander scale than ever. 

Amrita Talks at IberoAmerican RIBEF Symposium and 5th CIOMS Working Group Meeting

On behalf of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Dr. Shyam Diwakar, (Director, Computational Neuroscience and Neurophysiology and Associate Professor, School of Biotechnology, Amritapuri), was invited to attend the Iberoamerican Network of Pharmacogenetics (RIBEF) Symposium on "Ethnicity, Socio-cultural Context and Education for Health Research, Latin American, European and Asian Views about Education (values, attitudes), Sociocultural Contexts (Traditional Medicine) and Pharmacogenetics for Research on Humans." held at Campus PHI, Acebo, Spain from October 6-7, 2019.

Amrita Delegate Meets UNESCO Officials at Paris

Dr. Maneesha V. Ramesh, (Dean of International Programs and Director of Amrita Center for Wireless Networks (AmritaWNA) and Applications at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham) met with UNESCO's Dr. Kristof Vandenberghe (Secretary of the International Geoscience and Geoparks Programme (IGGP)) and Dr. Soichiro Yashukawa and Dr. Masaya Sasaki (Programme Specialists on Disaster Risk Reduction), during her invited visit to UNESCO headquarters at Paris as the first group of 58 signatories of the Kyoto 2020 Commitment for Global Promotion of Understanding and Reducing Landslide Disaster Risk (KLC2020), signed at UNESCO Headquarters at Paris on September 18, 2019.