Mellinam & IPaatti

Mellinam Education was founded in 2008 by Madhan Karky and Nandini Karky. iPaatti song book was our first product. Kumar Sivalingam founded iPaatti Inc USA in collaboration with Mellinam.


Understanding the needs of the modern day parents to help kids learn their mother tongue, and to design and develop educational tools such as books, songs, stories and games for children to learn their mother tongue are primary objectives of our vision.


We have a range of products for all age groups. Song books, activity based learning materials, stories, apps, board games and more.


We collaborate with various schools around the world to create Tamil learning tools specific to the schools teaching methodologies. We collaborate with research organisations and institutes around the world to create our learning tools and games.

The future

We are working on exciting projects in bringing together technology and creativity into the learning tools that we are presently developing. All our products will aim at instilling thinking and creativity in the little minds.