Tribal Empowerment Research Project at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham

Dr. Maya Mahajan, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore, has found a solution to get rid of the lantana weed from the forests in Coimbatore. Chemicals cannot be used as it affected the native species of plants. Since lantana weed plant looks exactly like bamboo and more durable, the only possible solution was to make furniture out of it. “It was a huge responsibility on me. Even the farmers were not sure, but I asked them to just trust me. Now things are good,” said Dr. Maya.

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham Project on Empowerment of Tribals in the Siruvani forests Area in Coimbatore

Dr. Maya Mahajan, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore, has found a solution to get rid of the lantana weed from the forests in Coimbatore. Chemicals cannot be used as it affected the native species of plants. Since lantana weed plant looks exactly like bamboo and more durable, the only possible solution was to make furniture out of it. “It was a huge responsibility on me. Even the farmers were not sure, but I asked them to just trust me. Now things are good,” said Dr. Maya.

Amrita Center for Wireless Networks & Applications (Amrita WNA) Conducted Vishuthaineettam 2017

As an effort of implementing the vision of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham Chancellor, Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi, (Amma), staff and students of Amrita Center for Wireless Networks & Applications (Amrita WNA) organized Vishuthaineettam for the 3rd year in a row. This year, the theme was, “I support One, Green and Clean World”. 

Dept. of Communication to Host a Hair Donation Campaign for Cancer Patients "Give Today 2017"

A hair donation campaign for cancer patients organized by the Department of Communication, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore, on 11thof March 2017 will be flagged off by popular South Indian and Bollywood playback singer and actor, Vijay Yesudas.