Amritapuri Team Won First Prize at 34th Inter-University National & South Zone Youth Festivals

The student team of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri campus, bagged the first prize in Group Music (Indian) at the 34th Inter-University South Zone Youth Festival 2018 “Padmotsav” held from October 7-11, 2018, in Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh. South Zone comprises of over 100 universities in the region.

National Institute of Ayurveda Appoints Amrita Faculty as Advisory Committee Member

Dr. P. Rammanohar, Research Director of Amrita Centre for Advanced Research in Ayurveda at School of Ayurveda, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, has been appointed as Member of Scientific Advisory Committee of National Institute of Ayurveda, an autonomous organisation under Ministry of AYUSH, Government of India. 

Amrita Ayurveda Research Director Appointed as WHO Expert Group Member

Dr. P. Rammanohar, Research Director of Amrita Centre for Advanced Research in Ayurveda at School of Ayurveda, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, has been appointed in the Three Member Committee of the World Health Organization for drafting International Terminology of Ayurveda for inclusion in the International Classification of Diseases - ICD-11. 

Student Invited to Present at ICPR Academic Centre, Lucknow

In another stellar display of the academic excellence of Amrita, Mr. Karthik Rajamanickam, a first year MA Philosophy student of Amrita Darshanam - International Centre for Spiritual Studies, has won top honors in a nation-wide essay competition for young scholars conducted by the Indian Council of Philosophical Research (ICPR) on the topic "Equality and Justice for Conducive Social Order". 

Student Wins Prize in All India Painting Competition "Story on Canvas"

Ms. Elena Santoro, a first year MA Philosophy student from Amrita Darshanam - International Centre for Spiritual Studies has secured the third prize in a national level painting competition titled ‘Story on Canvas’, organized by Nav Shri Art & Culture organization, New Delhi. The judges of the contest have found her canvas, titled ‘Beyond the Battle’ to be an extraordinary work of art that captured the spirit of Bhagavad Gita.

Amrita Partners with 14 International Institutions in ‘WeNet-The Internet of Us’

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham is partnering with 14 other institutions from EU, UK, China, Mexico, Mongolia, Paraguay in the ‘WeNet-The internet of Us.’ Dr. Shyam Diwakar, Director, Computational Neuroscience and Neurophysiology and Associate Professor, School of Biotechnology, Amritapuri, leads Amrita’s role in this project. Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham is the only partner from India. 

Faculty Member Wins Best Paper Presenter Award at Anusandhana 2019 National Seminar

Dr. Haroon Irshad, Associate Professor, Department of Moulika Siddhanta (Basic Principles of Ayurveda), School of Ayurveda, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri, won the Best Paper Presenter Award under Teacher's category in the scientific session of "Anusandhana 2019"- National Seminar and Workshop on Research Methodology & Biostatistics, held on February 22, 2019, at K. V. G. Ayurveda Medical College & Hospital, Sullia. 

University of Milan "La Statale" and Amrita Plan Collaboration

On February 4, 2019, Dr. Shyam Diwakar, from the Centre for Computational Neuroscience and Neurophysiology, School of Biotechnology, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, met with the University of Milan La Statale's Rector, Prof. Elio Franzini and had a discussion on augmenting joint possibilities with both Universities.

Amrita’s Learning App Wins $125,000 Prize in US-based XPRIZE Adult Literacy Competition

Amrita Learning App, a finalist in the Barbara Bush Foundation Adult Literacy XPRIZE competition, emerged as a winner in its final phase amongst 108 other registered teams and was adjudged to be providing one of the best ways to accelerate adult literacy in the US using mobile solutions.

Ayurveda Students Win Awards at SAMMOHAN 2019 National Seminar

Dr. Swathy S. and Dr. Jwala Jayaram, second year PG scholars from the Department of Shalya Tantra, School of Ayurveda, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri, have won first and second prize respectively for presenting scientific papers at the SAMMOHAN 2019 National Seminar and Hands-on Training of Regional and General Anaesthesia held at the Parul University, Vadodara, from February 7-8, 2019.