Amma expressed humankind must find a way to strengthen itself and evolve without forgetting the force of Nature, which is even more powerful. Amma is the Chair of Civil 20, an official Engagement Group of the G20 that represents the concerns of civil society to the world’s leading economies.
The announcement was made as part of the Inauguration of India’s Civil 20 (C20), an official engagement group of India’s G20 leadership. The project will support the welfare of people with disabilities and pregnant women who are malnourished. Work will take place in underdeveloped districts across India, as well as in other developing nations.
As Chancellor of Amrita, Amma conferred honorary doctorates on the world-renowned philanthropist and the Chancellor of the University of California, San Diego in recognition of their research to solve global challenges through the lens of compassion.
Representing the flames of hope, self-motivation, and selfless service, Amma expressed her hope that India’s G20 Summit will inspire the world’s leaders to create ripples of love, compassion, and respect in human hearts.
The event was the launch of this year’s initiative to reach more than 200,000 women who belong to the 13,000+ self-help groups in India. India’s Minister of State for External Affairs, Mr V Muraleedharan, gave the inaugural address.
Amma’s Way: A Journey to Embrace the World Again portrays Amma and her humanitarian, societal, spiritual and educational work through the words of her disciples and devotees. Filmmaker Anna Agnelli was inspired by how Amma has served and continues to serve the world in a multitude of ways.
Amrita’s two UNESCO Chairs took part in the 30th anniversary of forming international collaborations between universities so that together they can share knowledge and uplift our world. Today, more than 850 institutions in 117 countries take part.
At the 18th International Telemedicine Conference, healthcare professionals discussed how to most effectively implement new technologies, including virtual and augmented reality. Amrita Hospital, Kochi hosted the three-day event.
For the third year in a row, scientists with Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham have been ranked in the world’s top 2% list of scientists published by Stanford University. The ranking is considered the most prestigious worldwide.