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Education for Life and Living

“Youngsters need to understand the purpose of life. They need courage and wisdom to face the challenges of life. With that understanding they become the light of the world. If we care for them responsibly, moulding their whole character with love, then the future of the world will be safe.”

Amma’s Educational
Initiatives

Education for Life and
Living

With a deep rooted commitment to providing quality education for all, Amma is spearheading an array of educational institutions from Primary Schools to PhD Programs.

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham (University)

Imparting Education for Life and Living

Born out of Amma’s vision of providing Education for Life and Living, Amrita University has emerged as a premier institution of higher learning in a short span of 2 decades. With 8 campuses across 5 states, Amrita Universitya research-intensive private university, accredited ‘A++’ by NAAC and ranked 5th best university in India. Amrita University educates a vibrant student population with over 250 programs/degrees from undergraduate to doctorate programs.

24,000

Students

1,700

Faculty

300+

International Partners

500

Research Projects

Transforming Lives through Compassion Driven Research
“At Amrita, 90% of research is compassion driven.”

Key Programs

Live-in-Labs®

Amrita’s flagship program namely Live-in-Labs® is a credit-based academic program that draws on principles of lean research for the development and deployment of sustainable solutions for current challenges faced by rural communities in India. By directly living in rural communities (labs) and co-designing sustainable solutions program participants gain first-hand knowledge along with the know-how of identifying and assessing community needs. Subsequently viable solutions are developed and implemented through various participatory methods.

600,000

Beneficiaries

22

States

220,000+

Field Hours

30+

Collaborating Universities

Online Labs (OLabs)

Amrita’s flagship program namely Live-in-Labs® is a credit-based academic program that draws on principles of lean research for the development and deployment of sustainable solutions for current challenges faced by rural communities in India. By directly living in rural communities (labs) and co-designing sustainable solutions program participants gain first-hand knowledge along with the know-how of identifying and assessing community needs. Subsequently viable solutions are developed and implemented through various participatory methods.

VALUE Virtual Simulation Labs

Amrita’s flagship program namely Live-in-Labs® is a credit-based academic program that draws on principles of lean research for the development and deployment of sustainable solutions for current challenges faced by rural communities in India. By directly living in rural communities (labs) and co-designing sustainable solutions program participants gain first-hand knowledge along with the know-how of identifying and assessing community needs. Subsequently viable solutions are developed and implemented through various participatory methods.

Rural India Tablet Enhanced Education (AmritaRITE)

Digital Literacy for Tribal Communities

Amrita’s flagship program namely Live-in-Labs® is a credit-based academic program that draws on principles of lean research for the development and deployment of sustainable solutions for current challenges faced by rural communities in India. By directly living in rural communities (labs) and co-designing sustainable solutions program participants gain first-hand knowledge along with the know-how of identifying and assessing community needs. Subsequently viable solutions are developed and implemented through various participatory methods.

Mobile Vocational Education Using ICT

Amrita’s flagship program namely Live-in-Labs® is a credit-based academic program that draws on principles of lean research for the development and deployment of sustainable solutions for current challenges faced by rural communities in India. By directly living in rural communities (labs) and co-designing sustainable solutions program participants gain first-hand knowledge along with the know-how of identifying and assessing community needs. Subsequently viable solutions are developed and implemented through various participatory methods.

6,00,000

Beneficiaries

22

States

Amrita Vidyalayams

Values based primary and secondary education

A national network of values based schools managed by the Mata Amritanandamayi Math, under the guidance of Amma. The schools were begun with the purpose of providing quality and accessible education to serve the specific needs of the student community. There are 49 English medium schools throughout India, out of which 28 are in Kerala. In addition, there are 6 schools in Kerala which are Government aided Malayalam medium schools.

“Amma attaches great importance to providing education and training to children for the development of each child’s creativity, intelligence and character. This strong base helps students boldly venture into various fields of action to build a world of love, harmony, peace, mutual respect, and knowledge.”

Awards &
Recognitions

Education for Life
and Living

Director of Amrita WNA, Dr. Maneesha V. Ramesh, receiving the NABARD Award for Rural Innivations from then Minister of Finance Sri P. Chithambaram

Awarded World Center of Excellence on Landslide Disaster Reduction by the International Program on Landslide (IPL): 2017:2020:2023:2026

Partners

Education for Life
and Living

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