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Covid-19 Relief Efforts

Ambulances to provide free treatment to impoverished families

When Amritapuri was being established in the eighties, Amma had said, " that the world may not forget that selfless service and love are still a possibility in this world."
Since then, the ashram has been engaged in endless service activities in all spheres of life, and in alignment with that vision,

Amma has established several initiatives to face COVID-19:

  • Declared a Tribal Center of Excellence by India’s Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham has gathered a team to help share correct information to the communities where it operates. Read More
  • As the second wave of the pandemic begins to drop, AYUDH India wing is finding ways to give food, basic supplies and support. This includes a range of actions, from caring for villagers and slum dwellers with no income to counselling people in post COVID-19 recovery. Read More
  • Amrita, our university, has come up with many studies and inventions to help in battling the Covid situation Read More
  • Numerous self-help groups (SHGs), who already lived in poverty, have been given special support.
  • Amrita Hospital in Kochi is at the forefront of care to Covid patients.
  • Donation of funds to the Indian central and state governments to support their actions.
  • Amrita Hospital Expands Tele-Consultation Facilities Amrita Hospital launched its improvised tele-consultation services for those who are finding it difficult to travel due to COVID-19. 
  • Hassle Free Consultation with doctors from over 30 departments at Amrita is available through this service. Call: 0484 - 285 8000, 668 8000 CONSULTATION TIMINGS 8.30am to 4.30pm on All Working Days.
  • The men's hostels at #Amritapuri Campus have been converted into the largest #COVID First-Line Treatment Centres (CFLTC) in the Kollam district. The 6 blocks will serve for Clappana, Kulasekharapuram, Thazhava, Thodiyoor, Oachira & Alappad Panchayaths and another block has been set aside for the charge officers and the medical team.
  • Led by Swami Akshayamritananda, the Mata #Amritanandamayi Math at Mananthavady, Wayanad donated beds, bedsheets, other essentials and assured help to the Domicile #COVID Care Centre (DCCC) set-up at the Mananthavady Municipality.
  • Amrita Vidyalayam Vadakara has been given as the #COVID First-Line Treatment Centre (CFLTC). The center has 100+ beds and all other facilities including electricity, water supplies, adequate toilets etc. "#Amrita Vidyalayam and the Mata #Amritanandamayi Math is humbled and are happy to partner with the Vadakara municipality on this endeavour. We are committed to help the Govt. in all possible ways in this #COVID relief efforts" said Brahmacharini Abhijnanamrita Chaitanya.
  • Embracing the World volunteers in Kuwait in collaboration with the Indian Embassy and other like-minded organizations have sent 210 Metric Ton Liquid Medical Oxygen & 1200 Oxygen Cylinders with the INS Shardul. Other medical supplies were also sent via the Indian Air Force flights.