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Amrita Center for Environmental Studies

The Centre was established in the year 1999 at the Main Campus of the Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham at Ettimadai. The Centre realized the responsibility to protect the biodiversity and natural resources especially because the Centre is nestled in the Western Ghats ecosystem and to practice and spread the message of protection of all types of natural resources for posterity.



Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham has put in place a lot many initiatives and programs to cater to the needs of the rural and urban population without compromising sustainability of resources or the ability of the natural resources to recuperate itself from time to time. The research carried out at the Amrita Center For Sustainable Development focuses on the sustainable energy for all, food security and sustainable agriculture, and availability of water.

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Inside the Center

Education must attempt to nurture the holistic development of human beings.


The activities of the Center are varied and numerous. The Center actively promotes sustainable development based on community needs and works to create awareness……


Inspired by Amma’s vision to create a world-class research and teaching institution in India, in the past few years, many eminent academicians from around….


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Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
Former President of India

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham has a major role to play in transforming our society into a knowledge society through its unique value-added education system

Dr. Lee Hartwell
Nobel Laureate

What makes Amrita students special? Western science leads to knowledge. Eastern sceince leads to understanding. Amrita has both Western and Eastern traditions in education.

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Center for Environmental Studies
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham
Amritanagar, Ettimadai PO
Coimbatore – 641 112
Tamil Nadu, India

Phone: 0 422 2685000, 0 422 2685610, 0 422 2685611
Fax: 91-0422-2686274


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