Mr. Prakash Javadekar, Union Minister of HRD, inaugurated Amrita OceanNet, in the presence of Amrita University Chancellor Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi, Amma, on September 26, 2016. OceanNet is an Amrita University project offering internet connectivity for fishermen at sea to help them stay safe and provides connectivity up to 60 km. Each boat’s coordinates, speed, course is tracked on a land-based server. SOS calls are also supported. 

OceanNet is developed by The Amrita Center for Wireless Networks and Applications(Amrita WNA) of Amrita University