Club Activities

CULTURAL FORUMS AND SOCIAL CLUBS

AMRITA VISHWA VIDYAPEETHAM-COIMBATORE CAMPUS

Amrita believes in the holistic development of its students and pays significant attention in infusing Indian cultural values in the young minds. The students are given anextensive exposure to a wide spectrum of traditional Indian classical dance and music forms and other cultural and art traditions which carry the wealth of knowledge, wisdom and beauty of generations.Students are encouraged to participate in various extracurricular activities organized by cultural forums and clubs. Currently, 15 student-managed clubs are active in the campus.

Students are motivated to join at least one of the following Student Forums to fine tune their innate raw talents which pave the way to ultimately compete in various competitions held at National and South East Asian Levels. It is ensured that the quality and content of the programs organized by these forums are in tune with the ethos of our institution and the norms of the Association of Indian Universities.

COORDINATORS DETAILS OF CULTURAL FORUMS AND SOCIAL CLUBS

Office of Students Welfare

Dr.Shailendhra (Maths)

Professor Students Welfare

Contact No:

9791991529

Overall Club Coordinators:

clubs@cb.amrita.edu

 

Dr.P.R.Janci Rani  (Sciences) b_janci@cb.amrita.edu;

Dr.N.Tharani Devi (Sciences)

n_tharanidevi@cb.amrita.edu;

Contact No:

9486034723

Contact No:

9487501278

  1. Natyasudha (Dance Forum) -(natyasudha@cb.amrita.edu)

Coordinators:

Ms.V. Gayathri (CSE)

V_gayathri@cb.amrita.edu;

Dr.Vijayachandrakala K.R.M (EEE)

krm_vijaya@cb.amrita.edu;

Contact No:

9003558917

Contact No:

9894085531

  1. Ragasudha(Music Forum)- (ragasudha@cb.amrita.edu)

Coordinators:

Dr.VidhyaBalasubramaniam (CSE)

b_vidhya@cb.amrita.edu;

Dr.UKV Sharma(Cul Edu)

ukv_sarma@cb.amrita.edu;

Contact No:

9994600565

Contact No:

9790262691

  1. Sahaya (Student Social outreach Programme)(sahayaha@cb.amrita.edu)

Coordinator:

Dr.Thilagavathy P (Sciences)

p_thilagavathy@cb.amrita.edu;

Contact No:

9842355576

  1. Srishti (Literary Club)(srishti@cb.amrita.edu)

Coordinator:

Mrs. Ambika.P (English)

p_ambika@cb.amrita.edu;

Contact No:

9447057261

  1. Team media (Media Club)(teammedia@cb.amrita.edu)

Coordinator:

Dr.Prashant.R.Nair (CSE)

prashant@amrita.edu

Contact No:

9943984483

  1. Nature Club(natureclub@cb.amrita.edu)

Coordinator:

Dr. Maya Mahajan (CES)

m_maya@cb.amrita.edu;

Contact No:

9489518865

  1. Arusuvai-Cookery Club(arusuvai@cb.amrita.edu)

Coordinators:

Dr.P.R.Janci Rani   (Sciences) b_janci@cb.amrita.edu;

Dr.N.Tharani Devi (Sciences)

n_tharanidevi@cb.amrita.edu;

Contact No:

9486034723

Contact No:

9487501278

  1. Photographic Club(photographyclub@cb.amrita.edu)

Coordinator:

Mr. V.S Binoy (ASCOM)

vs_binoy@cb.amrita.edu;

Contact No:

9894539495

  1. Amrita Talkies: Film Club(amritatalkies@cb.amrita.edu)

Coordinator:

Ms.Aswathi(ASCOM)

kb_aswathi@cb.amrita.edu;

Contact No:

9487804436

  1. Kalakriti: Fine Art Forum(kalakriti@cb.amrita.edu)

Coordinators:

Dr.RadhaIyer (Maths)

r_radhaiyer@cb.amrita.edu;

Mrs.K.Gayathri (Maths)

k_gayathri@cb.amrita.edu;

Contact No:

9442338448

Contact No:

9843742633

  1. Nadham (Carnatic Music Forum)(nadham@cb.amrita.edu)

Coordinator:

Dr.Murali Rangarajan   (Chem.Engg.)

r_murali@cb.amrita.edu;

Contact No:

9047698392

  1. SPICMACAY (spicmacay@cb.amrita.edu)

Coordinator:

Dr.Pushparajan (Mech. Engg.)

m_pushparajan@cb.amrita.edu;

Contact No:

9944685515

  1. Toast Master International:(toastmasters@cb.amrita.edu)

Coordinator:

Mr.Ritwik M (CSE)

m_ritwik@cb.amrita.edu;

Contact No:

9655472355

  1. Model United Nations: (mun@cb.amrita.edu)

Coordinator:

Mr.Ritwik M (CSE)

m_ritwik@cb.amrita.edu;

Contact No:

9655472355

Natyasudha (Dance Forum)

Natyasudha promotes knowledge and practice of classical and current contemporary dance forms among students in order to keep their passion vibrant and alive during their college days. Natyasudha conducts an induction programme “Thandav” to introduce the dance talents at Amrita and to invite the young new talents among freshers in the beginning of the year. The Natya members also participate in annul cultural festivals of Amrita including Amritatotsavam, Gokulashtami, Anokha and Prajgathi. They have been showcasing their dance talents and securing many laurels in the elite events conducted by IITs and NIITs and also by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).  at the State and National level. (natyasudha@cb.amrita.edu)

 

Faculty Coordinators:Ms.V. Gayathri (CSE) (9003558917); V_gayathri@cb.amrita.edu;

Dr.Vijayachandrakala K.R.M (EEE) (9894085531); krm_vijaya@cb.amrita.edu;

Ragasudha (Music Forum)

Ragasudha promotes knowledge and practice of classical and lightMusic forms among students in order to keep their passion vibrant and alive during their college days. Ragasudha conducts an induction programme “Alaap” to introduce the inherent music talents at Amrita and to invite the young new talents among freshers in the beginning of the year. The Raga members also participate in annul cultural festivals of Amrita including Amritatotsavam, Gokulashtami, Anokha and Prajgathi. They have been showcasing their dance talents and securing many laurels in the elite events conducted among IITs and NIITs and also by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) at the state and national level.(ragasudha@cb.amrita.edu)

Faculty Coordinators:Dr.VidhyaBalasubramaniam (CSE) (9994600565); b_vidhya@cb.amrita.edu;

Dr.UKV Sharma (Cul Edu) (9790262691);ukv_sarma@cb.amrita.edu;

SAHAYA- Social Outreach Club

Sahayathe social club of Amrita was started in the year 2012. The Club aims at helping the needy from children to the elderly people.Blood donation camps are conducted twice a year within the campus premises.Visiting orphanages,oldage homes are regular activities of the club.It also spreads awareness among the students by conducting various events including blood donation camps, eye camps, road safety and several sensitization camps prepares them to contribute to the development of the society.(sahaya@cb.amrita.edu)

Faculty Coordinator:Dr.Thilagavathy P (Sciences); (9842355576) p_thilagavathy@cb.amrita.edu;

Shrishti (Literary Forum)

Shrishti This vibrant Literary forum encourages the members to showcase their hidden literary aspirations and talents. It organizes debates, plays, quizzes, book and film reviews etc. Shrishti members enthusiastically celebrate all annual regional festivals including Onam, Ugadi and Pongal and foster the spirit of integration among the students from various parts of the country. (shrishti@cb.amrita.edu)

Faculty Coordinator:Mrs. Ambika.P (English); p_ambika@cb.amrita.edu; 9447057261

Team Media

Team Media focuses on capturing the vibe and emotions of every event in our campus. This forum provides immense opportunity for all the amateur photographers, videographers and editors not only to showcase their talents but also to learn and gain rich experience. (teammedia@cb.amrita.edu)

Faculty Coordinator:Dr.Prashant.R.Nair (CSE); (9943984483); prashant@amrita.edu

Nature Club 

Nature Club - is also part ofAmrita Prakriti Samrakshana Samiti (APSS-1996) managed by Mata Amritanandamayi Math, Ettimadai, Coimbatore.TheClub works with a mission to instil among the youth love for plants and animals thereby developing respect for the oneness of life in all elements of nature and preserving the pristine beauty and purity of nature.

The Club encourages and involves the students and staff in preserving the campus and the nearby village ecosphereand promote eco-friendlylife byorganising camps, seminars and talks on environmental awareness. (natureclub@cb.amrita.edu)

Faculty Coordinator: Dr. Maya Mahajan (CES) (9489518865); m_maya@cb.amrita.edu;

Arusuvai- Cookery Club

Arusuvaiis committed to enrich the students by providing inclusive educational and recreational programs, services, and facilities to promote physical, social, and emotional health and wellbeing. Students gain hands-on experience in Food Service Management, planning and establishing food courts, menu planning, purchase, financial management, negotiation skills etc. This forum focuses in organizing seminars and workshops on promoting healthy foods, developing better eating habits and creating awareness on dealing with lifestyle diseases. (arusuvai@cb.amrita.edu)

Faculty Coordinators:Dr.P.R.Janci Rani   (Sciences); (9486034723); b_janci@cb.amrita.edu;

Dr.N.Tharani Devi (Sciences); (9487501278); n_tharanidevi@cb.amrita.edu;

Photography Club

Photography Club stimulates interest in creative photography. It organizes Workshops, short term courses on photography, conducts photo exhibitions and promotes amateur photography as a hobby among the students.(photographyclub@cb.amrita.edu)

Faculty Coordinator:Mr. V.S Binoy (ASCOM); (9894539495); vs_binoy@cb.amrita.edu;

Amrita Talkies - Film Club

Film Club – Main goal of the club is to provide opportunities to both students and faculty to experience various flavors of films beyond the limitations of language by exposing them to the creative world of films, besides instilling in them aesthetic and finer sensibilities. (amritatalkies@cb.amrita.edu)

Faculty Coordinator:Ms.Aswathi (ASCOM); 9487804436;kb_aswathi@cb.amrita.edu;

Kalakriti: Fine Art Forum

Kalakriti- FineArt Club It is a group of art enthusiasts who are willing to work together with like minded people to learn and enhance their talents. This forum enables the students to develop, expose and encourage the pool of talented artists thereby creating a platform to work as a team.(kalakriti@cb.amrita.edu).  

Faculty Coordinators:Dr.RadhaIyer (Maths); 9442338448;r_radhaiyer@cb.amrita.edu;

Mrs.K.Gayathri (Maths); 9843742633; k_gayathri@cb.amrita.edu;

SPICMACAY

Spic Macay –SPIC MACAY is a non-political nationwide voluntary movement that organizes programmes of classical music and dance, folk arts, crafts, classic cinema screenings, heritage walks, etc. inside school and college campuses to make students more aware about Indian and world heritage. This initiative makes education more holistic and meaningful as it highlights all that is abstract, subtle, inspiring and mystical in the world, encouragingone to look within oneself. SPIC MACAY runs on the energy of volunteers who come from all walks of life - students, teachers, housewives, professional and retired people, young and old. NishkamyaSeva is a key aspect of the movement. 

Faculty Coordinator:Dr.Pushparajan  (Mech. Engg.); (9944685515); m_pushparajan@cb.amrita.edu;

Nadham-Amrita Carnatic Club

Nadham -is an exclusive Carnatic and Classical wing of club Raaga Sudha started in the year 2016. Students and staff members are actively participating and conducting Thiyagarajaaradhana during TheipiraiPachamai of every month.(nadham@cb.amrita.edu).

Faculty Coordinators:Dr.Murali Rangarajan   (Chem.Engg.) ; (9047698392); r_murali@cb.amrita.edu;

Amrita Toast Masters International:

Amrita Tosatmastersprovides a supportive and positive learning experience in which members are empowered to develop communication and leadership skills, resulting in greater self-confidence and personal growth.

Are you looking for an enjoyable club experience that will make you a Better Speaker, Leader and Professional? Amrita Toastmasters Club(ATC) presents to you the perfect opportunity to be a part of the only internationally recognized Public Speaking and Leadership Forum at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore.(toastmasters@cb.amrita.edu)

Faculty Coordinator:Mr.Ritwik M (CSE); (9655472355);m_ritwik@cb.amrita.edu;

MUN-Model United Nations

MUN–Amrita Model United Nations Society has achieved excellence on several fronts in the concluded academic year. While there was significant rise in the number of members, the moral strength of the club was solidified by the events it conducted and the laurels its members continued to win in MUN conferences conducted by other institutions. Having remained committed to excelling qualitatively as well as quantitatively, the club has witnessed promising results in the academic year, all of which are detailed in the report below.(mun@cb.amrita.edu)

Faculty Coordinator:Mr.Ritwik M (CSE); (9655472355);m_ritwik@cb.amrita.edu;