Amrita CREATE organized Amrita serve Rural summer internship for students of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham under the Amrita SeRVe (Amrita Self Reliant Villages), an adoption project of 101 villages in India, commemorating Amma’s 60thbirthday celebrations
A total of 15 teams dedicated two weeks for selfless service, with 46 students and 16 staff members in total.
Internships took place in 15 states across India, including: Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Goa, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Odisha, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Bihar, Uttarakhand, Madhya Pradeshand Jharkhand.
Amrita students have the unique opportunity to participate in this immersive rural internship program. The internship serves as an exchange between students and the villagers they work with, allowing students to learn about the rich traditions, culture, and strength latent in India’s villages. Students also come away with a better understanding of the unique challenges facing rural India.