Chancellor Amma Handover 100 Crore 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.

Mata Amritanandamayi Donates 100 Cr ($15m) 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.

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham Car Free Day Focuses on Cycle Rally and 10 Km Fun Run

Five years ago, a group of socially committed Amritians decided to conduct a cycle rally. This September 22nd, 2015 marked its 5th prolific edition. In the current juncture when the world is finding it difficult to cope with escalating air pollution, the event was really relevant. September 22nd is celebrated as “world car free day” and as a part of it, Amrita Sanjeevani, the seva organisation at Amritapuri Campus, conducted a cycle rally and 10 km fun run from Karunagapally to Amritapuri. 

Car Free Day Observed in Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham's Amritapuri Campus

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham's Amritapuri Campus observed World Car Free Day on September 22 by conducting a bicycle rally and and a 10 km Fun Run from Karunagappally to the campus involving many students and staff. The objective of the day was to promote the use of public transportation, car sharing and emission–free vehicles as an effort to address the crisis of environmental pollution.

Chancellor Amma Donated $15 Million for SWACHH Bharat and Namami Gange Projects

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– efforts to end the life-threatening diseases affecting millions of Indian citizens stemming from contaminated water sources, caused by widespread open defecation. A second Rs.100 crore (US$15 million) phase of the project is due to be announced later in the month, during Amma’s birthday celebrations.