On 11th November 2019, the Kerala State Renewable Energy Award in the Category of Research and Innovation was presented to AMRITA Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Kochi, by Kerala Chief Minister Mr. Pinarayi Vijayan on behalf of ANERT, the Agency for Non-conventional Energy and Rural Technology, at a function held in Trivandrum. The award recognized the deployment of solar panels in the campus and the research being conducted using nanotechnology for batteries and solar cells. Dr. Shantikumar Nair, Dean Research, received the award on behalf of the campus.
The picture shows from Left, Mr. Amit Meena, Director ANERT, MLA Mr. V. K. Prasanth, Mr. Pinarayi Vijayan, Chief Minister, and Mr. Kadakampally Surendran, Minister for Co- Operation, Tourism and Devaswom.
ViswaSanthi, a non-profit organisation established by Shri Mohanlal in the name of his parents, have launched the Amrita-ViswaSanthi Health Care Project. The project in association with Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences will bear the entire expenses of the heart surgeries of children under the age of 18 years belonging to socio–economically backward sections. Read More
Mohammed Anwar, a 24-year-old, resident of Maldives who was referred to Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS), Kochi following serious breathing issues after a bike accident in Maldives can breathe easily now. Read More
Amrita Hospital, Kochi, received Kerala State Pollution Control Board’s Best Environmental Practice Award 2019 in the hospital sector for its sustained efforts to control pollution and for initiatives in environmental protection. Amrita Hospital has been conferred this award for the fifth consecutive year.
Chief Minister, Sri. Pinarayi Vijayan presented the award in the function held at the Energy Management Centre, Thiruvananthapuram on June 05, 2019. The award was received by Dr. Jaggu, Additional General Manager and Sri. Rajappan, General Manager of Water Treatment and Biomedical Waste Management Department and Sri. R.R. Rajesh, Senior Research Officer of Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences.
The award has been instituted by the state government in different categories of organizations for best practices in pollution control, effective management to control air and water pollution, energy and water conservation, CSR activities and protection of environment. The award is given by the Kerala State Pollution Control Board on World Environment Day.