AMMACHI Labs' Water-Carrying Robot Could Solve Rural India’s Water Woes
Sunday, April 29, 2018 - 14:51
A four-wheeled robot named 'Husky', developed by the researchers of AMMACHI Labs, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham in partnership with Amol Deshmukh, a research associate from the University of Glasgow, started to deliver water to the 200 residents in Ayyampathy village of Tamil Nadu.
AMMACHI Labs' Water-Carrying Robot Featured in BBC News' CLICK Programme
Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 15:28
AMMACHI Labs' Water Carrying Robot was featured in the BBC News' CLICK Programme. The robot helps rural Indian villagers to transport water. It is being trialed as part of a study by the University of Glasgow and Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.
AMMACHI Labs' Director Occupies First UNESCO Chair on Gender Equality & Women’s Empowerment in India
Sunday, April 15, 2018 - 15:44
Bhavani Rao, director of AMMACHI Labs at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, has occupied the first UNESCO Chair on Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment set up in India.The UNESCO Chairs programme, started in 1992, is a global inter-university collaboration and networking effort for knowledge sharing in areas such as education, natural and social sciences, culture and communication. The programme supports the creation of UNESCO chairs in participating institutions. There are 10 such chairs in Indian institutions. Rao spoke to Pune Newsline on her role and a new project on vulnerability mapping of Indian women.
AMMACHI Labs Director Occupies First UNESCO Chair on Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment
Sunday, April 15, 2018 - 09:58
Rao R. Bhavani, Director of AMMACHI Labs at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, has occupied the first UNESCO Chair on Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment set up in India. "We hope to create a comprehensive map of the vulnerabilities women face," said Rao R. Bhavani.
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham Presents Study on Using Water Hauling Robot in Indian Rural Villages
Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 10:34
At the Social Robots in the Wild Workshop, Ammachi Labs at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri campus, along with University of Glasgow, presented a new study which focuses on using a water hauling robot in rural Indian village where water transport is a real problem.