The Amrita University has launched an ambitious project to help two grama panchayats, Clapana and Kulashekarapura in Kollam district deal with the challenge of toxicity in fruits and vegetables. Students and staff of the university with support from the Amrita Yuva Dharma Dhara, the youth wing of Mata Amritanandamayi Math, prepared a nursery of 1.5 lakh vegetable saplings for the purpose.