Makoons Play School Emerges as India'S Fastest-Growing Preschool Chain, Setting New ...

"We firmly believe in the power of education to shape young minds and inspire a lifelong learning journey," Vijay Kumar Agarwal, CEO of the Makoons Group of Schools, says in a press release.

That journey has led the Indian company to open more than 100 preschools in less than a year, making it the country's fastest-expanding preschool network, per the Press Trust of India.

What makes Makoons Play School different from other preschools, per the press release: "Makoons, unlike traditional preschools, understand each child's unique requirements, talents, abilities, and interests, an individualized curriculum includes music, arts, science, technology, reading, numeracy, and physical exploration."

The curriculum also includes bilingual language development, experiential learning, and proprietary content, per the press release.

The school also has "strict security measures" in place, including a five-tiered security system that includes barcode scanning and face recognition, as well as real-time car tracking, a rep tells the Press Trust of India.

"Furthermore, their real-time car tracking system ensures student safety during transportation," the rep adds.

"Our students' well-being is our top priority.

We have put in place strict security measures to provide parents peace of mind," the

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