Vishwaretna Puraskar Presented to Chancellor Amma by Hindu Parliament

During Amma’s visit to her ashram in Kaimanam, Thiruvananthapuram, Shri Uthradam Thirunal Marthanda Varma, the Maharaja of Travancore and head of the Travancore royal family, presented Amma with the first-ever Vishwaretna Puraskar (Gem of the World Award), bestowed by newly constituted Hindu Parliament.

ICSSR Funds Amrita Research

Extreme weather events may have a very different impact on the population exposed. While a hurricane overriding the East Coast of the United States might cause only a few casualties, a cyclone of similar magnitude may result in thousands of deaths in South Asia.

Amrita Students’ Flight to Success

Second-year B. Tech. students of the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the Amritapuri Campus, Abhay Sengar, Abhiram C. Anil, Rahul Krishnan and Vivekanand Mishra, recently won the second prize in a nationwide aeromodelling competition.

To Benefit Sericulture Farmers

With its rich tradition of silk saris, India is the world’s largest consumer of raw silk. Most of the silk it uses, India also produces. But some is imported. Import of cheaper raw silk poses a threat to indigenous sericulture.

World Health Day @ Amrita

The World Health Organization (WHO) has designated April 7 of every year as the World Health Day. To commemorate this year’s World Health Day, the Student Nurses’ Association of the Amrita College of Nursing organized a series of panel discussions at the Health Sciences Campus.

Making a Living, a Pilot Project of AMMACHI Labs

Graduates from the “Women Empowerment Project” (WE Project) Fabric Painting Course are participating in a pilot project called “Making a Living.” The objective of the WE project is to help women play an increasingly important role in the democratic process and their communities.