SDG 4: Quality Education – Top 5 in the World
Amrita’s all-encompassing SDG4 programs follow the vision of providing “Education for Life, not just Education for a living.” In collaboration with the government ministries MoE, MeitY, MoTA and DST, Amrita has been at the forefront of developing platforms and resources to provide free access to Online Labs for schools, Virtual Labs for engineering, Collaboration Multi Media platforms like A-VIEW, Medical Simulations, Language Learning, Adult literacy, vocational education, makerspace and programming for school children, awareness for adolescent health, and the AmritaRITE program for mobile tablet-enhanced education for rural and tribal villages in 21 Indian states.
With more than 180 peer-reviewed SDG4-related research articles, Amrita serves more than 32-lakh online learners, 12,000+ schools, 5000+ colleges and 100 village education centres, and has trained 54,000 teachers in India. Amrita also serves more than 36,000 Adult Literacy learners in the USA through its award-winning solution designed for the Barbara Bush Foundation Adult Literacy, XPRIZE.
The Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Government of India, gave Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham the title of “Centre of Excellence in Tribal Empowerment through Digital Inclusion,” recognizing Amrita’s significant work to uplift India’s tribal people in the fields of education, health, and e-literacy.