Tamilians for Tamil Nadu” project, aims to enable 1,000 children from government schools to gain creative problem-solving skills through specially curated projects. The students will receive scholarships to access STEM and humanities projects, guided by professors across the world, to develop skills to solve real-world issues. The initiative is led by Kruu, a project-based learning platform founded by pianist and educator Anil Srinivasan.
The project was launched at an event hosted by Rhapsody Music Foundation and Kruu, attended by the School Education Minister Anbil Mahesh Poyyamozhi. He praised the initiative for empowering children in government schools and exposing them to critical thinking and problem-solving through project-based learning. Kruu aims to provide a platform for middle and high school students to collaborate with professors and mentors globally, fostering entrepreneurship and creative thinking.
During the event, student teams from various city schools presented their projects related to IoT and machine learning, addressing issues such as healthcare access, senior citizens’ mobility, and mobile applications for children with autism.