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May 27, 2021

In India, most of the country lives in low-middle class backgrounds, so healthy menstrual hygiene practices rely upon cost and environmental protection. Amrita University’s study on the new concept of reusable banana fibre pads has found a sustainable, green and affordable option.

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May 20, 2021

AYUDH, our youth wing, is finding every possible way to assist people dealing with India’s COVID-19 crisis. Hundreds of volunteers are running medical helplines, locating hospital beds, and organizing supplies and equipment, especially for oxygen.

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May 11, 2021

Swami Nijamritananda Puri is directing efforts by AYUDH, our youth wing, and Amrita Hospitals to bring relief to people suffering in the pandemic. He shares what it is like to deal with this calamity, alongside how it can bring out the best in humanity.

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May 4, 2021

Amma’s volunteers in Barcelona reached out to families in need by providing basic assistance during the pandemic. A total of $240,000 US was given to 4,800 families for the year 2020. Youth who also receive support from Amma Spain send messages of thanks to Amma.

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May 3, 2021

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham has emerged as one of the top 100 universities in the world in the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings for 2021. The ratings are the only global performance tables that assess universities according to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

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April 26, 2021

In collaboration with state and local governments, our teachers have instructed thousands of inmates, including those serving life sentences, yoga and meditation. Prisoners say they are moved at this chance to concretely experience peace of mind.

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April 22, 2021

eBook – Today is Earth Day and people around the world are rallying together to heed the calls from our precious planet. This year we also mark the 20th anniversary of Greenfriends, our volunteer collective of thousands that is taking action to heal the damage we have done to our precious planet.

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April 15, 2021

Prabha is a remote-controlled sanitization robot that systematically disinfects rooms with ultraviolet rays. At a cost of $180 US, the ultimate goal is to make the robot available to other institutions and people in need on a global scale.

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April 9, 2021

Amma emphasized that the university is focused on compassion-driven research to find solutions for people in need, especially those who live in India’s villages. These research powerhouses will be in operation within the coming year and drive cutting-edge discoveries.

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April 2, 2021

The upheaval caused by COVID-19 has become more visible in society’s vulnerable sections with gender equality a key issue. Regardless, our Center for Women’s Empowerment & Gender Equality remains focused on a future where women and men play different societal roles yet are of equal value.

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