Quiz for Differently ­Abled Kids Held at Amrita School of Arts & Sciences, Kochi

‘Prabhathi,’ a general quiz program for differently abled children, was organized as part of the student branch activity of the Computer Society of India (CSI) at the Amrita School of Arts and Sciences (ASAS) Kochi on Thursday 18th February. Around 150 differently abled students from various special schools across the city, accompanied by their parents and caretakers, participated in Prabhathi, a corporate social responsibility initiative.

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

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.

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.