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United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship. 44,000+ student leaders from 3,300+ campuses across 170+ nations applied to join the Class of 2023. 260+ campuses worldwide (just 9%) in 38 countries were selected to host 4,000+ Millennium Fellows for the Class of 2023.



Sri Sivasubramaniya Nadar College of Engineering | Chennai, India | Advancing SDG 17 & UNAI 9 | Emerging Technologist


Millennium Fellowship Project: CampusCarpool - Empowering Safe and Sustainable Travel

In today's fast-paced world, the need for efficient, safe, and cost-effective transportation is paramount. This is particularly true for students residing on the outskirts of Chennai, where commuting to the city center, Central Railway Station, or the airport can be both challenging and expensive.
In response to these challenges, we've developed CampusCarpool, a simple and effective solution to make commuting safer, more economical, and environmentally friendly for students. In the midst of Chennai's bustling streets and vibrant culture, CampusCarpool aims to facilitate connections among students heading in the same direction. It's more than just a ride-sharing app; it's about making daily commutes a shared experience, reducing costs, and contributing to a more sustainable lifestyle.
CampusCarpool is purposefully designed with the unique needs of our college community in mind. Recognizing the distinct challenges faced by students residing on the outskirts of Chennai, the app is crafted to cater specifically to their commuting requirements. The initial focus is on fostering a sense of intra-college collaboration, enabling students to connect with their peers who share similar travel destinations.
The app's functionality is finely tuned to align with the academic calendar and common travel patterns of our student body. Whether it's heading to the railway station or airport during holidays or commuting to shared destinations for exams, conferences, hackathons, or concerts, CampusCarpool streamlines these specific needs. By tailoring the app to the immediate community, we aim to create a tightly knit network of users who can rely on each other for safe and cost-effective transportation.
The app addresses the safety concerns associated with night travel by providing a secure platform for female students to coordinate rides with their peers. This targeted approach ensures that the benefits of CampusCarpool resonate most profoundly within our college community, creating a reliable and trusted network of students who can collectively enhance their travel experiences.
As CampusCarpool establishes itself within our college, it lays the foundation for a more connected and supportive community, one that transcends academic pursuits and extends into the practicalities of daily life. By initially tailoring the app to the students of our college, we aim to build a strong foundation for future expansion and the integration of additional features that could benefit an even broader audience.

About the Millennium Fellow

Y.V.Ojus is a third-year undergraduate Computer Science and Engineering student at Sri Sivasubramaniya Nadar College of Engineering in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. Ojus is a determined and passionate individual always striving to work for the development of himself and others. He loves to always help others and is an active member of the Youth Red Cross of SSN. He has a strong interest and knowledge in the field of Machine Learning and Web Development would like to use his expertise to perform his rightful duty as a responsible individual of society. Through his project, he wishes to bring a strong social impact for the betterment of society

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