"We are indebted to protect Mother Nature just as would our mother.", said by Mata Amritanandamayi during her 57th birthday celebration at the Ashram near Kollam. Social Security Scheme for women, "Amritashree" and the improved Welfare Scheme, "Amritanidhi" were also launched during the gathering.
Mata Amritanandamayi sought the support of state governments for her Math's plans to build toilets and bathrooms in schools and public places in the country to spread the message of cleanliness in life. Delivering a message on her 57th birthday at Amritapuri.
Various welfare schemes announced on Amma's 57th birthday celebrations at Amritapuri. Amrita Sree Insurance Scheme for Amrita Sree members numbering over one lakh women. Pension amount given for destitute women and widows as part of the Amrita Nidhi Pension Scheme was increased and distributed it among some new beneficiaries. The number of Vidyamritam Scholarships for poor students was also increased on the day.
Mata Amritanandamayi Devi being conferred with honorary degree of Doctorate in Humane Letters by the State University of New York at a special convocation on 25th May 2010.
Mata Amritanandamayi Devi, chancellor of India's Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, received a State University of New York Doctor of Humane Letters degree at a conferral ceremony on May 25th in Slee Hall on the University at Buffalo North Campus.