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Have Faith in private universities – Dr. P. Venkat Rangan, Vice Chancellor, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham

Have Faith in private universities – Dr. P. Venkat Rangan, Vice Chancellor, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham

April 8, 2014

What makes ecstatic Dr. P. Venkat Rangan VC of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham is being part of privately owned institution. Focusing on autonomous character, he emphasises, “We have freedom to innovate fast.” His expression sinks when he compares Indian context with West. He shares, “Unfortunately, the Government looks at private institutions with lot of doubts. If you look at US, 7 out of the top 10 universities are private players like MIT, Stanford. There is exceptional talent pouring in some private universities. The government should try to leverage from it.” He admits public private partnership is crucial.  – Careers360’s interview with Dr. P. Venkat Rangan, Vice Chancellor, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham. 

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AmritaWNA participates in International Workshop on Small Satellite & Sensor Technology for Disaster Management

AmritaWNA participates in International Workshop on Small Satellite & Sensor Technology for Disaster Management

April 3, 2014

Faculty members from AmritaWNA including the Center head Dr. Maneesha V. Ramesh was invited to be part of the international workshop on Small Satellite & Sensor Technology for Disaster Management. . .

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Careers360 announces Amrita among Top Private Universities in India

Careers360 announces Amrita among Top Private Universities in India

March 31, 2014

Careers360, India’s largest higher education and career counselling portal has announced the University Rating/Ranking Survey 2014. The assessment was based on the performance of universities in parameters such as Accreditation, Publications  (refereed journals), Citations and Indian Patents. Amrita Center. . .

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Four-Day Dramatics and Theatre Workshop

Four-Day Dramatics and Theatre Workshop

March 26, 2014

A four day Dramatics and Theatre Workshop was organized jointly by the Department of English and Deptartment of Visual Media, School of Arts and Sciences, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Kochi campus, from August 21-24, 2014.

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Oscar award winner Resul Pookutty @ Amrita

Oscar award winner Resul Pookutty @ Amrita

March 25, 2014

Speaking at the ‘Workshop on Aesthetics of Sound in Cinema’, hosted by Amrita School of Communication, Padmashree Dr. Resul Pookutty said that he preferred the use of ‘real sounds’ to dubbing. . .

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Amrita School of Biotechnology selected among the top Indian Researchers to Develop Next Generation Sanitation Solutions

Amrita School of Biotechnology selected among the top Indian Researchers to Develop Next Generation Sanitation Solutions

March 24, 2014

Amrita School of Biotechnology selected among the top six Indian innovators to contribute to the development of sanitation solutions as part of the Reinvent the Toilet Challenge: India. From a. . .

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Faculty speaks on Microbial Fuel Cells Advances at School of Biotechnology

Faculty speaks on Microbial Fuel Cells Advances at School of Biotechnology

March 22, 2014

Every Wednesday, a grand transformation takes place in the reading room at Amrita School of Biotechnology. The neatly arranged desks and chairs sparsely occupied by students, laptops and textbooks are. . .

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Amrita Center for Wireless Networks & Applications celebrates Holi

Amrita Center for Wireless Networks & Applications celebrates Holi

March 17, 2014

Holi, the festival of colours, love and unity celebrates the triumph of good over evil. We celebrated Holi with lots of pomp and show in spite of it being a. . .

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AIMS Faculty Speaks on Fighting the Diabetes Epidemic at School of Biotechnology

AIMS Faculty Speaks on Fighting the Diabetes Epidemic at School of Biotechnology

March 15, 2014

When most of us hear about the prevalence of a world-wide epidemic we usually break into a cold sweat combined with a sense of paranoia as we consider the implications. . .

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USAID invites AmritaCREATE Labs to Showcase their Rural India Tablet Education (RITE) Program

USAID invites AmritaCREATE Labs to Showcase their Rural India Tablet Education (RITE) Program

March 13, 2014

AmritaCREATE labs was invited to showcase their Rural India Tablet Education (RITE) initiative at the launch of READ Alliance by USAID and Center for Knowledge Societies (CKS). The launch event. . .

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