A Support System for Special Children Formed at AIMS

`Prathyasa’, a Down’s Syndrome support group was formed at the Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Cochin on Sunday. Down’s Syndrome is the commonest genetic cause for mental retardation in children.

Amrita’s Literary Fest Aitreya 2010

April 23, 2010
Amrita School of Engineering, Coimbatore

Students of the literary club, Srishti, at the Coimbatore campus have organized Aitreya, the literary fest, for three years now. Below is a student report of Aitreya 2010.

New Paediatric Endocrinology Unit to Come up at AIMS

The Amrita Institute of Medical Science is all set to launch a pediatric endocrinology division to provide treatment to children with hormonal problems.

Is the Budget 2010-11 oriented towards long-term growth?

AMRITA Vishwavidyapeetham recently organised its first annual forum on insights of the Union Budget at the Department of Management campus, Bangalore. The theme of the conference was “Is the Budget 2010-11 oriented towards long- term growth?” The forum brought together members from three key areas — government, academia and industry. The forum provided a platform for members from industry and academia to deliberate on the merits, highlights and shortcomings of the Union Budget 2010- 11.