Chennai, India (PressExposure) March 30, 2009 -- BVM Global Residential School to come up at MARG Swarnabhoomi
MARG Limited, India's fastest growing integrated infrastructure company, today announced a strategic partnership with Bala Vidya Mandir, one of the reputed schools in Chennai, for the launch of BVM Global, a week long residential school at MARG Swarnabhoomi, the upcoming mega infrastructure project located at Seekinakuppam village of Cheyyur Taluk in the Kancheepuram District of Tamil Nadu.
The BVM Global week long residential school will be the first-of-its-kind to be launched in Chennai. As a 'Concept School', BVM Global will cater to the needs of the present day nuclear families, where both parents work five days a week from Monday to Friday. The school will facilitate children of such parents to spend their weekends with their respective families, so that their school schedule does not disturb their parents' routine. BVM Global will be a place where parents can be assured of 'education with care' for their wards.
The school will come up in 3 phases - Phase I with classes from Standard IV to VII, will be ready by June 2009 and will be operational for the batch commencing in July 2009. Phase II with classes from Standard VIII to X, will be ready by May 2010, while Phase III with classes from LKG to Standard III and Standards XI & XII will be ready by May 2011.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr GRK Reddy, Chairman & Managing Director, MARG Group, said, "Children symbolise the future development of a society. Education plays a crucial role in nurturing children, who in turn help create a developed society. A good school is thus considered to be an essential prerequisite for the overall development of a child. We are happy to announce this strategic partnership with Bala Vidya Mandir, a school renowned for their balanced approach to education and growth. At MARG, we strongly believe in inclusive living, and are confident that this initiative will help in enhancing the lives of the younger generation."
The school, which will be located in the non-processing zone of the Engineering SEZ at MARG Swarnabhoomi, will have a total built-up area of 1.7 lakh square feet and will be spread over an area of 7.3 acres. The BVM Global school will have world class facilities such as state of the art classrooms, labs, a library, a 700 seater auditorium, an AV room, a conference room, separate hostels for boys and girls, a spacious dining area, an international standard 400 metres 8 lane athletic track with a sports field inside and courts for volleyball, tennis, throw ball, basketball and badminton.
Says Mr. Ramana Prasad, Honorary Secretary, Bala Vidya Mandir, "BVM Global school will offer an experience beyond the school activities such as athletics, sports, music, theatre, drama, dance, yoga, martial arts, foreign languages, team games, etc to the children. The school will cater to parents working at MARG Swarnabhoomi and also to parents from Chennai, Puducherry, Cuddalore, Kalpakkam, Kancheepuram, Chengelput, Mammalapuram, Madhuranthakam, Marakkanam, and nearby areas. We are excited to be at MARG Swarnabhoomi in creating a unique platform for our endeavour in providing knowledge and instilling self-confidence among tomorrow's youth. Besides striving to achieve a high standard of academic proficiency, we will strive towards holistic growthphysically, psychologically, socially and culturally, for every BVM Global student."
BVM Global will have an equal ratio for boys and girls. The school will also offer its students an innovative and modern day Gurukulam concept, focusing both on studies as well as Sports and extra curricular activities. 50% seats have been reserved for the week long residential school, and admissions are open from 16th February 2009. Interested parents can contact BVM Global at Bala Vidya Mandir's Adyar, Chennai campus for enrolment.
With specific focus on Engineering industries and Multi-services sectors, MARG Swarnabhoomi is poised to become a leading business hub in South Asia. The fully equipped business environment, with state-of-the-art infrastructure, will be a perfect destination for corporates looking to set up their units with zero entry barriers.
MARG Swarnabhoomi comprises of two special economic zones focused on the fast growing engineering industries and multi-services sectors. The non processing zone will have up to 15,000 residential units, educational institutions, hospitals, shopping areas and other social and support infrastructure.
Financial closures for the first phase to the tune of Rs. 406-cr have been completed. MARG Swarnabhoomi is slated to emerge as a US $ 1 Billion economy providing jobs to nearly 1,00,000 people over the next 5 - 8 years. While the SEZs cover 612 acres, the MARG group has purchased in excess of 1000 acres of land outside the SEZ for the wholesome development of this zone.
Basic infrastructure like power supply, road connectivity, sewage treatment facility and specialized infrastructure like water desalination plant, prefab construction and waste management system will be developed and maintained by New Chennai Township Pvt. Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of MARG. MARG Swarnabhoomi is also well connected to the Karaikal Port, which is all set to be operational soon.
ABOUT MARG LIMITED
MARG Ltd., is among India's fastest growing diversified Infrastructure development companies. Established in 1994, MARG Ltd. is listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange. The company pioneered infrastructure development on the Chennai IT Corridor. The company's business roadmap encompasses 4 verticals - EPC Contracting - which has over 500 man years of technical experience in handling deep excavation works, high rise buildings, Power sub-stations, High power (above 132 KV) transmission lines, Marine Infrastructure - which handles Ports & Logistics, Dredgers & Fishing Harbours, Industrial Clusters - for SEZs, airports and Industrial Townships; and Living Spaces - to develop commercial and residential spaces. MARG has already developed over 1 million sq ft of commercial space for clients like TCS, Satyam Computers, and Scope International among others apart from the residential areas.
The company's prestigious projects include Karaikal Port, MARG Swarnabhoomi, Nellore Industrial Cluster, a Multi-product Industrial Cluster, Riverside Mall, Destination Mall, Tapovan, MARG Pushpadruma and Hotels & Convention Centres.
Also, MARG Communities Alive Council (CAC) implements the company's vision for inclusive living and focuses on sustainable community development programmes.
More information on MARG is available on http://www.marggroup.com
ABOUT BALA VIDYA MANDIR
Bala Vidya Mandir enjoys a justifiable reputation among schools in Chennai, for its balanced approach to education. In this school, Indian tradition and Western liberalism achieve a harmony. Students imbibe not only the knowledge reflected in their studies, but also a self confidence that stands them in good stead in the outside world.
The philosophy of the school believes in the holistic development of the child. Besides striving to achieve a high standard of academic proficiency of the student, the school works towards helping his/her, proper physical, psychological, social and cultural growth. The school is activity based and lays lesser stress on examinations and academic results.
Continuous and comprehensive evaluation is intended to provide a holistic profile of the learner through assessment of both scholastic and non-scholastic aspects, spread over a total span of instructional time in school. Examinations are not held up to class V and instead, the students are graded continuously for all their work done in school. It is compulsory for all primary students to take part in one cultural event at least. They have inter-class sports competitions and are taught about our Vedic Heritage as a part of our school curriculum.
More Information on Bala Vidya Mandir is available at http://www.balavidyamandir.org/
For further information contact:
Subramanian S. M: +91 96000 76532
Nisha Chandran M: +91 98846 22256
Sakthi Prasanna M: +91 98842 77251