AmritaCREATE Selected for Finals of Barbara Bush Foundation Adult Literacy XPRIZE Competition

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham's AmritaCREATE (Amrita Center for Research in Analytics & Technologies for Education) was selected to be one of five finalist teams for the $7M Barbara Bush Foundation's Adult Literacy XPRIZE in an awards ceremony on June 25, 2018, in New Orleans.

Four Uttarakhand Students Trained in AmritaRITE Program Achieve Admission in Navodya Schools

Four school students from the state of Uttarakhand, who were trained a part of the AmritaRITE (Rural India Tablet Education) program, have cleared the Navodaya entrance exam and already started their schooling in June, 2018. In the 2017-18 academic year, AmritaRITE program began selecting bright students in villages and giving special tutoring for Navodaya entrance exam. 

Tribal Minister Awards eLiteracy Certificates to Beneficiaries Trained by AmritaCREATE

Amrita Center for Research in Analytics and Technologies for Education (AmritaCREATE), one of the research initiatives of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, trained over 1087 tribal children and adults in Wayanad, Idukki and Attapadi districts of Kerala in Computer Awareness Skills.

Workshop on Online Labs for School Lab Experiments Held at Thrissur Sahodaya, Kerala

AmritaCREATE, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, organized a one-day workshop on Online Labs for School Lab Experiments, an educational research project designed and developed by AmritaCREATE and C-DAC, Mumbai, at Thrissur Sahodaya, Kerala, on July 19, 2017. Two hundred and ninety science teachers from different schools of Thrissur Sahodaya participated in the workshop.

Amrita Among Eight Teams to Advance to the Semifinals of the $7M Barbara Bush Foundation Adult Literacy XPRIZE

The AmritaCREATE Team of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, is one of eight semifinalists advancing in the $7 million Barbara Bush Foundation Adult Literacy XPRIZE presented by Dollar General Literacy Foundation. The Adult Literacy XPRIZE is a global competition, challenging teams to develop a mobile application for existing smart devices that results in the greatest increase in literacy skills among participating adult learners.

AmritaCREATE's MedSim Featured in CSI Communications Magazine

AmritaCREATE, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, has authored an article on Medical Virtual Patient Simulator (MedSim), which was featured as a cover story on Computer Society of India's CSI Communications magazine of Computer Society of India (CSI) in its August 2017 issue with the theme, "ICT in Healthcare".

Nurturing Mother Nature - Vriksh Raksha Bandhan at Amrita Rural Education Centers

The students in Amrita Rural Education Centers across the country celebrated Vriksh Raksha Bandhan on August 7, 2017. They pledged to protect the environment on day of Raksha Bandhan, an annual rite celebrated by Indians by tying a thread or amulet on the wrist as a form of ritual protection.

M.Tech. EEE Students Blend Tech and Service in Field Trip to Idukki

Forty-five M.Tech. students of Power & Energy, Control & Instrumentation, along with faculty members  Dr. Ilango K. , Ms. Jayasree P. R. and Mr. Bharat K. R. from the Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Amritapuri campus spent August 12th and 13th, 2016, as a part of co-curricular activity in Munnar and  Idukki.

Amrita Online Labs Showcased at International Conference of School Principals 2015

Prof. Prema Nedungadi was invited as a Distinguished Panelist in the Plenary Session- Learning and Leading with Technology at the 4th Edition of International Conference of School Principals 2015 (ICSP 2015) on December 3, 2015 at PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry, New Delhi. 

IT Minister presents Digital India Award to AmritaCREATE Labs

On Good Governance Day, Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad, Minister of Communications and Information Technology, awarded Prof. Prema Nedungadi, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, and Dr. Sasikumar, CDAC Mumbai, with certificates of recognition for the nationwide rollout of Online Labs for School Experiments.

Amrita RITE- Inclusive Education Model Presented at the Vatican Conference on Children and Sustainable Development

Prof. Prema Nedungadi of AmritaCREATE, was an invited speaker at the Vatican conference on “Children and Sustainable Development: Challenge for Education”, held November 13-15, 2015 at the Pontifical Academy of Sciences.  She presented Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham's Amrita RITE (Rural India Tablet enhanced Education) model that was inspired and guided by Chancellor Amma’s vision to provide both ‘education for making a living’ and ‘education for life’ skills.

Launch of A-VIEW Classes- A Milestone in the Journey of AmritaRITE

Keeping with the theme of Independence Day "Aazad Bharat, Saakshar Gaon", another initiative of AmritaCREATE was launched on August 16th. The initiative has been launched to bring specialized tutoring, via Amrita Virtual Interactive e-Learning World (A-VIEW), to children in remote areas where there is limited internet connectivity.

Amrita Conducts Programs on Impact Analysis of Teaching Methodology, Health, Social Awareness at the Tribal Settlement, Idukki

The second year MSW students of the department of Social Work, Coimbatore campus along with Ryerson University students from Canada stayed at the tribal settlement of Komalikudi in Idukki District of Kerala from 6th to 13th August 2015 as part of the Live-in-LabsTM program.