The chief minister of Tamil Nadu launches a forum to encourage students’ interest in science.
M K Stalin, the chief minister of Tamil Nadu, on Monday unveiled Vanavil Mandram (Rainbow Forum), a novel programme to stimulate kids’ interest in science.
Tiruchirappalli: On Monday, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M K Stalin introduced Vanavil Mandram (Rainbow Forum), a novel programme to stimulate kids’ enthusiasm in science. It aims to increase kids’ interest in studying STEM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) in grades 6 through 8. (STEM).
Ministers K N Nehru, Thangam Thennarasu, Anbil Mahesh Poyyamozhi, and Tiruchirappalli Mayor M Anpahagan were among those present for the event’s opening ceremony at the Pappakurichi Government Girls Higher Secondary School in Kattur. In order to encourage kids’ interest in science, the Chief Minister also waved off 100 mobile science and math laboratories on behalf of the school education department. On a monthly basis, under proper supervision, they would instruct pupils in science experiments and mathematics while showcasing student-made science tools.
25 crore rupees will be spent on the implementation of the programme, which will assist 25 lakh pupils attending public schools. Later, the Chief Minister met with the youngsters in the classrooms where they were conducting science projects under the direction of the professors. Teachers from all over the state who had showed interest in taking part in the programme have received special training so they may discuss the teaching strategies they have used so far and offer suggestions for how to continue implementing the programme.
In Tamil Nadu, some 710 STEM facilitators have been chosen to carry out this program’s experiments in science and math on the go. Additionally, they will provide guidance to kids in grades 6 through 8 as they complete basic science projects.