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Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham will Work with the Mata Amritanandamayi Math (NGO) and Government of India Towards Education Outreach Activities in Rural India

November 8, 2021 - 10:12

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham will work with the Mata Amritanandamayi Math (NGO) to enable the JSS centers with latest technology and practices. Funded by the Government of India, Jan Shikshan Sansthan aims to provide vocational training to non-literates, neo-literates as well as school dropouts in rural regions by identifying skills that have a relevantmarket in that region. Our UNESCO chair in gender equality and women empowerment , Dr. Bhavani Rao (Director, AMMACHI Labs ) has been traveling along with a team from our parent organization, the Mata Amritanandamayi Math to manage and extend activities. 3 new JSS centers have been setup and will be managed by the Amrita team, namely JSS- Vizianagaram, AndhraPradesh , JSS- Kalahandi, Odisha, JSS- East Khasi Hills, Meghalaya .

The team met with the District Collector in Kalahandi, Odisha . Formal meetings followed up with those in the community . Field meetings were held at Kanaka, Dhenkanal, Odisha for a project funded by NABARD , Government of India . Dr. Bhavani and team also met with the district collector and the Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) in Vizianagaram.
In Meghalaya, they met with Mrs. Pushpa Bajaj. Well known social worker for the Pmkvy skill development centers. They also met with Swami Anuragananda, Ramakrishna Mission, Cherapunjee . The team also visited Kongthong , India’s Whistling Village of Meghalaya, where every child had an ‘Unique Lullaby ID’. They also visited Shillong and Shella in Meghalaya. The team had already been to Bhubaneshwar, Odisha. In Odisha’s Dhenkanal, they visited 3 villages . They also visited Bhawanipatna and 4 other villages

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