Amrita Professors Recognized as Top Mentors of Change by 'Gems of Mentor India' Initiative of Atal Innovation Mission, NITI Aayog

Amrita faculty members Ms. Gayathri Manikutty (Assistant Professor, Robotics for Education Research lead, Ammachi Labs)  and Prof. Prashant R. Nair (Vice-Chairman, Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) and Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore campus) were recognized as "Top Mentors of Change" by Gems of Mentor India, an initiative of Atal Innovation Mission (AIM), NITI Aayog, India. 

Amrita Professors Attend Third Annual Meeting of UNESCO Chairs in India

The Third Annual Meeting of UNESCO Chairs in India, conducted by UNESCO New Delhi, was attended by Dr. Maneesha V. Ramesh (UNESCO Chair on Experiential Learning for Sustainable Innovation and Development, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham) and Dr. Bhavani Rao R. (UNESCO Chair on Gender Equality and Women Empowerment, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham).

Amrita’s UNESCO Chair Speaks on New Life Skills at National Skill & Entrepreneurship Innovation Conclave, Kerala

Dr. Bhavani Rao R. (UNESCO Chair in Women's Empowerment and Gender Equality and Director, Ammachi Labs, Amritapuri) was the invited speaker at National Skill & Entrepreneurship Innovation Conclave, Kerala, held from February 25-26, 2021.

MoU Signed Between Amrita's AMMACHI Labs and Karnataka Skill Development Corporation (KSDC)

The Karnataka Skill Development Corporation (KSDC) formally signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham’s AMMACHI Labs on June 15, 2020, engaging the research center as a Knowledge Partner for its skill-training initiatives in Karnataka.

Jharkhand Governor Visits AMMACHI Labs Skill Development Center

Honorable Governor of Jharkhand, Smt. Draupadi Murmu, visited Amrita Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) special projects hub center in Jonha, Ranchi, Jharkhand on September 14, 2019. She took a keen interest in visiting Amrita's AMMACHI Labs Skill Development Center when she heard about it during her visit to Women Empowerment event organized by the Sevabharathi campus.

AMMACHI Labs Director Presented with IEOM Woman in Industry & Academia Award

Prof. Bhavani Rao R., UNESCO Chair in Gender Equality & Women’s Empowerment (Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham) and Director of AMMACHI Labs, Amrita Multi Modal Applications Using Computer & Human Interaction Labs, was an invited speaker and panelist at the the Third European International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management in Pilsen, Czech Republic, at the Park Hotel Congress Center, from July 23-26, 2019. 

Women in Sustaining the Environment (WISE) Project Inaugurated

Her Excellency Ms. Dana Kursh, Consul General of Israel to South India (Bengaluru), has inaugurated “Women in Sustaining the Environment” (WISE), a new collaborative research project between Amrita and Tel Aviv University on February 11, 2019 at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri campus.

Jivamritam Portable Water Purifiers Unveiled at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences

A project for portable water purifiers under the Jivamritam: Clean Drinking Water Project, the joint project of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, the Consulate General of Israel to South India, Bangalore, and Tel Aviv University, was inaugurated at the Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, on January 21, 2019.

Amrita Strives to Resolve Sanitation Issues in India

World Toilet Day is observed to ensure that all human beings have access to a safe toilet by 2030. Envisioned and guided by Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi (Amma), Chancellor of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, various groups at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham are working towards resolving open defecation and solving sanitation issues in India.

Amrita Professors Visit UNESCO Headquarters in Paris

Rao R. Bhavani, Director of Ammachi labs, Amritapuri and UNESCO Chairholder in Women’s Empowerment & Gender Equality, and Dr. Maneesha V. Ramesh, Dean of Amrita Center for International Programs and Director, Amrita Center for Wireless Networks and Applications (AmritaWNA), Amritapuri, visited the UNESCO Headquarters in Paris.

Amrita Researchers Visit Tribal Community to Test Conceptual Framework of Vulnerability Mapping Project

A team of 23 Ph. D. scholars and faculty members of AMMACHI Labs, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, under the guidance of Dr. Tarek Rashed, Co-Founder of Civilizology LLC, visited a tribal community in Nellarachal in Wayanad district of Kerala, from October 12- 15, 2018, to test the conceptual framework of the vulnerability mapping project.

UNESCO Chair in Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment Conducts Webinar for European Youth

Prof. Rao R. Bhavani, UNESCO Chair in Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment and Director of Ammachi Labs, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, conducted a webinar on Women's Empowerment and Leadership for thirty European youth as part of AYUDH Europe's Social Impact Leadership. The webinar was held from September 1-6, 2018, in Bilbao, Spain.