SMVDU Participated in the Students Exchange Program under EBSB AKAM Twenty students of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University (SMVDU) participated in the students exchange program under EBSB and Azaadi ka Amrit Mahotsav at AMET University Chennai from 23-27 January 2023.The Students had an on-campus tour where they saw various facilities provided by AMET university for future seafarers. They were also taken for beach walks, and city tours comprising temple visits to cultural destinations, museums and libraries, heritage sites to monuments. The students were also served pure south Indian delicacies in banana leaves along with melodious songs and dance forms to expose and sensitize them to the pristine culture of Tamil Nadu. Students of SMVDU enthusiastically participated in cooking and they also prepared chapati, dosa, sambar and curry etc. Students and faculty members were all dressed in the south Indian traditional uniform to show respect and honour the hospitality and warmth of the host institution.Talks on Universal Human Values and South Indian Culture were also organized to show the nuances and intricacies associated with human endeavours. Students also participated in the March past followed by cultural programs on Republic Day, which were collaboratively performed by the AMET Cultural team and the students from SMVDU.The Founder and Chancellor of AMET University along with the Vice Chancellor distributed certificates and mementoes to the participants.