Amrita Green Friends to Celebrate World Environment Day with Year Long Activities

Amrita Green Friends will dedicate June 5th, 2009 through June 5th, 2010 as a Green Year as per the advise of their chancellor, Mata Amritanandamayi. The effort of the team will be to inspire all to do the maximum possible for restoring the lost harmony of Nature. A recycling and bio compost unit will be soon implemented near the ashram, informed the Co-ordinator.

Amrita Student Participates in 2009 JavaOne Conference

Avinash Joshi is a final-year B. Tech. student of Information Technology at the Amritapuri Campus. In June 2009, Avinash was chosen as the only student from India to attend the JavaOne 2009 Developer Conference in San Francisco, his travel and participation expenses fully sponsored by Sun Microsystems. Below Avinash shares his experiences.