Amrita Hospital will provide Rs.50 crore of free kidney transplants, cardiac surgeries and cancer treatments to the poor throughout the country.
As a member of the United Nations Billion Tree Campaign, MAM along with Amma’s other organisations will embark on a go-green mission across continents, planting 600,000 saplings in Kerala over an year.
Amrita Centre for Nanosciences and Molecular Medicine will introduce it’s cutting-edge technologies in the service of society. An implantable beating-heart patch for heart-attack victims, a nano-medicine that treats drug-resistant leukemia, a polymer wafer to prevent brain tumours and solar cells which are 500-time extra efficient and larger power density.
Motherhood, in its ultimate sense, has nothing to do with bearing a child, but with love, compassion and selflessness. It lies in totally giving to others. If we look at Amma’s life, this is what we see.
A three-day-long ritualistic prayer “Sata Chandika Homam” for world peace with more than 50 traditionally trained priests from Karnataka taking part.
Get together of 59,000 beneficiaries of its social welfare pensions to widows, mentally and physically challenged individuals. Extension of pensions and scholarships-for-the-poor programs. Free marriage ceremony for dozens of impoverished couples, providing clothing, gold jewelry and other items required for traditional wedding.
Launching 101 vocational-training centres with special focus on educating women struggling to live above the poverty line in skilled trades such as plumbing, jewelry-making and fabric-painting through computers.
Amrita University will launch a new department focused on research, education and proliferation of India’s vast spiritual tradition.