Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham VC Dr. P. Venkat Rangan in Committee on Yoga Education in Universities, HRD Ministry

Dr. P. Venkat Rangan, Vice-Chancellor, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham is appointed as a member of the Yoga Education in Universities committee. The Human Resource Development (HRD) ministry has set up a 12-member committee headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s yoga teacher, Professor H R Nagendra, to identify courses and programs in Yogic Art and Science that can be offered at various levels.

MAM Gives 5 Crores for Chennai Flood Relief

Mata Amritanandamayi Math (MAM) donated 5 crores to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister's Relief Fund for relief and rehabilitation activities in Chennai and parts of Tamil Nadu. Swami Ramakrishnanda Puri of MAM handed over the cheque to Dr. Selvi J.Jayalalithaa, Chief Minister of Tamilnadu. MAM volunteers comprising students and faculty from the Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham campuses along with devotees have been involved in relief activities including rescuing the stranded to safer places, distribution of food, medicines, essential provisions, utensils, stove, clothes, blankets, toiletries and other essentials in badly affected areas like MGR Nagar, Choolaipallam, Dr. Kaanu Nagar, Saidapet, Jafferkhanpet, Samiar Madam, Nallankuppam in Ashok Nagar, Tarapakkam and Sadanandapuram.

MAM Donates 5 Crores for Chennai Flood Victims

Mata Amritanandamayi Math (MAM) donated 5 crores to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister's Relief Fund for relief and rehabilitation activities in Chennai and parts of Tamil Nadu. Swami Ramakrishnanda Puri of MAM handed over the cheque to Dr. Selvi J.Jayalalithaa, Chief Minister of Tamilnadu. MAM volunteers comprising students and faculty from the Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham campuses along with devotees have been involved in relief activities including rescuing the stranded to safer places, distribution of food, medicines, essential provisions, utensils, stove, clothes, blankets, toiletries and other essentials in badly affected areas like MGR Nagar, Choolaipallam, Dr. Kaanu Nagar, Saidapet, Jafferkhanpet, Samiar Madam, Nallankuppam in Ashok Nagar, Tarapakkam and Sadanandapuram.

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham Undertakes Cleaning Drive at Sabarimala

Amala Bharatam volunteers of the Mata Amritanandamayi Math (MAM) completed the two-day cleaning drive at Sabarimala, Pampa and the traditional trekking path on Sunday afternoon. 2,000 volunteers take part in the two-day intensive cleaning drive. This is for the seventh time the Amala Bharathom team has been undertaking the cleaning program at Sabarimala. P. Venkat Rangan, Vice-Chancellor of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, and District Collector S. Harikishore also took part in the cleaning drive.

Amrita Water Distribution System- Water Management in Rural India

For many villagers in India, collecting and carrying water is part of their daily routine. However, villagers often have to walk several kilometers to collect water necessary for themselves and their families, sometimes walking several times a day. Many villagers, especially women, collect and carry between 200 and 500 liters of water per day for their families and cattle.