American Students Participate in Amrita's Live-in-Labs® Program in Byse, Karnataka

As part of global citizen course, eight students from Westminster School based in Atlanta, US, have joined hands with the women of the tiny hamlet of Sulagodu near Byse village in Hosanagar taluk of the district in Karnataka to construct the toilets for the latter under a mission called Women Empowerment Sanitation, funded by Amrita University.

Amrita RITE- Inclusive Education Model Presented at the Vatican Conference on Children and Sustainable Development

Prof. Prema Nedungadi of AmritaCREATE, was an invited speaker at the Vatican conference on “Children and Sustainable Development: Challenge for Education”, held November 13-15, 2015 at the Pontifical Academy of Sciences.  She presented Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham's Amrita RITE (Rural India Tablet enhanced Education) model that was inspired and guided by Chancellor Amma’s vision to provide both ‘education for making a living’ and ‘education for life’ skills.

Amrita Water Distribution System- Water Management in Rural India

For many villagers in India, collecting and carrying water is part of their daily routine. However, villagers often have to walk several kilometers to collect water necessary for themselves and their families, sometimes walking several times a day. Many villagers, especially women, collect and carry between 200 and 500 liters of water per day for their families and cattle.

Amrita Micro Hydro Electric System- Illuminating Rural India via Renewable Resources

Many villages in India do not have access to electricity. Villages that do receive power, do so intermittently and with frequent disruption, making the supply of electricity unreliable. Komalikudi, a tribal settlement in Kerala well-known for its abundant natural resources, is one such village. 

Amrita Conducts Programs on Impact Analysis of Teaching Methodology, Health, Social Awareness at the Tribal Settlement, Idukki

The second year MSW students of the department of Social Work, Coimbatore campus along with Ryerson University students from Canada stayed at the tribal settlement of Komalikudi in Idukki District of Kerala from 6th to 13th August 2015 as part of the Live-in-LabsTM program.