Chennai News live updates today:

Chennai-based virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) startup Meynikara on Monday launched ‘Meta Kalvi’, Tamil Nadu’s first virtual reality labs for educational excellence in three public schools and two business schools in the Chepauk-Thiruvallikeni assembly constituency in the city. The launch of the Educational VR Labs took place in a shared 3D virtual environment, called Metaverse. School Education Minister Anbil Mahesh Poyyamozhi, MLA Udhayanidhi Stalin and MLA Dayanidhi Maran took part in the inaugural event.

The Tamil Nadu government on Monday signed 60 Memorandums of Understanding (MoU) worth a cumulative investment of Rs 1,25,244 crore and employment potential of 74,898 jobs at the ‘Investment Concave 2022’ at Chennai. A statement from the state industries department said the government was taking all necessary steps to realize Chief Minister MK Stalin’s vision of making Tamil Nadu a ‘trillion-dollar economy’ by the 2030-31 financial year.

Saying that education is the real wealth that cannot be stolen, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MP Stalin on Tuesday called on young people to study well and prosper in their lives. The scenario of education, especially higher education, was much better now than when he was in college, and the state government not only created infrastructure, but also expanded l financial aid to enable students to pursue higher education, he said.