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- Chancellor Amma Addresses the Parliament of World’s Religions
- Amrita Students Qualify for the European Mars Rover Challenge
Dr. Maya Mahajan, Associate Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, Amrita School of Engineering, Coimbatore, initiated a new sustainable development project. She has been working with tribal communities of Singampathy, Sarkarporathy and Kalkotipathy to make furniture from the forest weed, Lantana and thereby helping them create a sustainable livelihood in the modern world.
Students and faculty members of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham MBA Programme, Kochi, visited the Amrita Institute for Differently Abled at Vallummel, Kochi, as part of Social Outreach activities, on January 19, 2017, under the guidance of Dr. N. R. Menon. They spent time with the students and inmates there, who exhibited their talents in dancing, singing and acting.
Students and faculty members of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham MBA Programme, Kochi, visited the Amrita Institute for Differently Abled at Vallummel, Kochi, as part of Social Outreach activities, on January 19, 2017,. . .
Amrita School of Engineering, Bengaluru, hosted a student outreach program on behalf of Amrita Networking Club to make students aware of concepts of networking. Students and teachers from The Kendriya Vidyalaya, DRDO branch were invited to attend the event. A total of 42 students of PUC 2nd year and 4 teachers attended the event with great interest.
The ninth tribal outreach programme ‘Amritasmitham 2016’ by the Department of Prosthodontics and Public Health Dentistry of Amrita School of Dentistry was successfully conducted at Kalpetta from August 31st to September 3rd, 2016, as a part of 63rd birthday celebrations of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham Chancellor Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi, Amma.
Fulfilling the mission of Education for Life, the students of Amrita School of Business, Coimbatore visited Akshaya Trust in Madurai, spending a day with the inmates of the organization. CII Young Indians’ student network, active in the campus, organized the visit.
IEEE PES student branch chapter, Amrita School of Engineering, Bengaluru, organized an industrial visit to CPRI (Central Power Research Institute), Bengaluru, on March 17, 2016. The visit aimed to foster technical education and motivate young engineers.
As a part of their cultural education class, the first year students of Amrita School of Biotechnology coordinated Sanskar, a charity fundraiser benefitting the children at the Paripalli orphanage located near the school.