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.

Amrita Micro Hydro Electric System- Illuminating Rural India via Renewable Resources

Many villages in India do not have access to electricity. Villages that do receive power, do so intermittently and with frequent disruption, making the supply of electricity unreliable. Komalikudi, a tribal settlement in Kerala well-known for its abundant natural resources, is one such village. 

Chancellor Amma Donates 100 Cr for Sanitation Work in Kerala

Mata Amritanandamayi Math offered an amount of Rs.100 crore for construction of toilets and sanitation works in Kerala. A certificate pledging Rs.100 crore to Kerala state was handed over to Chief Minister Oommen Chandy by Mata Amritanandamayi at the function, Amritavarsham 62. Earlier this month, Chancellor Amma presented Sri. Arun Jaitley, India’s Hon. Minister of Finance, a cheque for Rs.100 crore (US$15 million) for the construction of toilets in the poorest villages surrounding the Ganga River, as part of Prime Minister Sri. Narendra Modi’s Swachh Bharat (Clean India) and Namami Gange (Clean Ganges) projects.