Amrita COVID-19 Iinitiatives

Chancellor's Message

Amma knows my children are all living in fear of Coronavirus. Amma is thinking of all of you and praying for you. This is a time when you have to exercise extreme caution and alertness. It is the time to respond with courage, self-control and unity. Amma knows that my children are all afraid, but fear is not helpful now. What is needed is caution and alertness. Courage is the primary thing. With courage, you can overcome anything. So, abandon fear and gather courage. The antivirus that can kill this virus is courage. Courage is our mind’s antivirus. If you befriend Dhairya Lakshmi [the Goddess of Courage], you will gain the strength to face and overcome anything.

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An initiative by Center for Cybersecurity Systems and Networks

Amrita Among Indo-U.S. Virtual Networks for COVID-19 Awards

The Indo-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF), announced an award for the bilateral project partnered by Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, University of California San Diego (UCSD) and Stanford University.

The project is titled "Establishment of an Indo-US Molecular Biomarker Knowledge Network for COVID-19".


The Principal Investigators from Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham are Dr. Shantikumar Nair (Dean of Research, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham and Director of Amrita Center for Nanosciences) and Dr. Ekanath Rangan (Physician Scientist Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences & Research (AIMS)). 

The Principal Investigators from the US are Dr. Mohit Jain (University of California San Diego (UCSD)); Dr. Ramesh Rao (University of California San Diego (UCSD)) and Dr. Shriram Nallamshetty (Stanford University).

The Indo-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF) is an autonomous bilateral organization jointly funded by the Governments of India and the USA that promotes Science, Technology, Engineering and Innovation through substantive interaction among governments, academia and industries. 

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Amrita 2020 - CoViD Response       

Upcoming Event

Amrita School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham in collaboration with MathWorks is organising a competition Amrita COVID-19 Challenge 2020. This is an opportunity for students from schools across India to come up with solutions to tackle the COVID-19 and future pandemics. The competition will be conducted in two phases.
Phase 1:  August 10 | Phase 2: August 31

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COVID-19 Help Line

Message from Swami Amritaswarupananda Puri, President, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham

Health Tips to Gain Immunity - Break The Chain

Amrita Nanomask - COVID-19 Ready Face Masks

Amrita's Half-Minute Face Visor - Disposable Face Shields for COVID-19 Response

Amrita Develops Cost Effective Ventilator to Fight COVID-19

Dr. Maneesha Ramesh (Dean of International Programs at Amrita) Attends a Panel Session on COVID-19 Scenario Affecting Education, Students and other Stakeholders in the Community

Low Cost Amrita Nano Masks to Prevent Coronavirus Spread

Hacks for Frontline Health Workers on War Against COVID-19 from Amrita Hospital

Low Cost Remote Bed Side Monitor to Fight COVID-19 Pandemic

Low-Cost Ventilator Designed by Amrita School of Engineering

Amrita Fly-Med System| Using Hybrid Drone System to Deliver Medical Aid During Emergencies

Amrita Students Develop COVID-19 Tracker App