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June 23, 2022

Volunteers throughout France visit urban streets on a weekly basis to meet the people living there. By building long-term relationships, the goal is to offer a bridge to the society from which those in need of homes are marginalized.

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June 16, 2022

Amrita Hospital Faridabad is set to begin services in August and will include 81 specialty departments. Located in India’s National Capital Region, it will house 2,400 beds when fully operational.

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June 13, 2022

The five-year MoU between the university and the Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services, Ministry of Earth Sciences aims to provide practical measures for people in coastal areas when emergencies strike, including a focus on preparing for tsunamis.

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June 6, 2022

AYUDH members connected via webcast to share ideas and take action for World Environment Day’s 2022 theme: Only One Earth. Together, they recycled plastic bottles to create planters for saplings and planted their young trees.

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May 21, 2022

UNESCO recognized Amrita as one of five universities of excellence worldwide for its performance in gender equality. The UNESCO conference also showcased the university’s sustainable practices in higher education.

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May 10, 2022

The Govt of India’s premier policy think-tank has honored the Saukhyam Reusable Pads team with a Women Transforming India Award. Amma started the project in 2017 so that women and girls have a much better product for menstrual hygiene.

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April 28, 2022

The Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings has rated Amrita the top university in India to address the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and 41st in the world. Their system is the only global indicator to assess how universities act upon the SDGs.

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April 27, 2022

In collaboration with the Govt of India, AMMACHI Labs has designed an embodied social robot to encourage children in primary schools to practice proper handwashing and hygiene. Handwashing with soap is considered the “most effective vaccine” against numerous diseases, but is largely not instilled as a habit.

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April 20, 2022

The initiative was announced at the Amrita-Africa Summit in New Delhi, which was attended by ambassadors and high commissioners from across Africa. The funding provides free education at India’s top private university and the fifth best in the country overall.

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April 7, 2022

Volunteers with Amma Canada in Toronto began their food rescue project in 2017, a relatively new concept in the environmental movement. In 2020 when the economic impact of COVID-19 began to take its toll, the need for food rose greatly as unemployment increased.

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