In a bid to tap global education needs of the growing number of affluent foreign travelling non-resident Gujaratis (NRGs), Ahmedabad-based Shubhashish Group, alongwith UAE-based GEMS Education is in talks with real estate developers including Adani for setting up K-12 school in integrated townships.
The group is currently investing around Rs 25 crore for setting up a K-12 school in Ahmedabad called 'GEMS Genesis International School'.
"We are in talks with several developers in Gujarat including Adani for exploring opportunities of an international level school within the integrated residential townships in the state. The schools will be run and managed by UAE-based GEMS Education, the largest K-12 education provider in the world," said Minal Desai, director- education, GEMS Genesis International School.
Apart from integrated townships, Shubhashish Group is also looking at setting up schools that will be run and managed by GEMS Education in other cities of Gujarat like Vadodara, Rajkot and Bhuj.
"On our part, we are investing about Rs 25 crore in order to provide infrastructure of global standards. At the upcoming school premises in Ahmedabad which is spread across 13 acres, all the classrooms will be air-conditioned with dedicated gardens. While, GEMS Education will look to bring in its global experience of ICSE curriculum and manage the school,” said Desai.