Accel Partners and a group of angels led by Meena Ganesh (CEO & MD Pearson Education Services India) has announced its investment of INR 2.7 crores in a Delhi based education company Mind Edutainment Pvt. Ltd. (MEPL).
Mind Edutainment was created in the year 2007 with a focus to serve in the field of child development through cognitive thinking process. Sangeeta A. Khurana & Ashutosh Khurana pioneered the concept of HOTS (Higher Order Thinking Skills) development program in India with the use of physical Thinking Tools and Mind Games. The program created by them has been adopted by 40 plus schools and 50000 plus students of UKG to Grade VIII as a complete subject on thinking skills development.
They have created India’s first of its kind ‘THOTS Lab’, a scientifically designed space in the school, with a purpose to equip the future generations with the wisdom of structured “Thinking Skills and Thinking Processes”.
“The investment raised shall help the company to now scale the initial pilot project of THOTS Lab from 3 cities to 8 cities. With this funding, we shall be able to install THOTS Lab across Delhi, Dehradun, Chandigarh, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Chennai, Kochi & Pune. We shall also be using a part of this funding to integrate ICT in our delivery process to create an ideal mix of ICT and Experiential Learning. We are designing and developing HOTS development games (in physical and digital formats) to establish ourselves as one of the leaders in learning based games” said Mr. Ashutosh Khurana Co-Founder & CEO, Mind Edutainment Pvt. Ltd.