Viswanathan Anand inaugurates ‘EVOLVE’- an edu-infotainment center by Gera Developments
Gera Developments inaugurated ‘EVOLVE’ an edu-infotainment center of the ChildCentric Homes by at the hands of GM Viswanathan Anand (five times world champion). Evolve will house Viswanathan Anand Chess Academy for children, his first ever chess skills training center in India at Song of Joy, Gera Developments’ first ChildCentricTM Homes project at Kharadi, Pune. The inauguration was followed by a last person standing competition wherein GM Viswanathan Anand (five times world champion) played 15 simultaneous games of chess with the selected children.
The company has signed up few Indian celebrities offering the intellectual, physical and vocational coaching in the housing society premises. Shankar Mahadevan for music, Shiamak Davar for dance, Viswanathan Anand for chess, Mahesh Bhupati for tennis, Anil Kumble for cricket and Lilette Dubey along with other tie-ups for swimming, arts, and dramatics.
Mr. Rohit Gera, Managing Director, Gera Developments said, “EVOLVE is a first-of-its-kind initiative in the realty sector, an edu-infotainment center. Evolve is beyond a clubhouse and forms the very core of our award winning ChildCentricTM Homes. Evolve will house all the activities basis the tie ups with world class celebrity academies thereby making learning a fun-filled experience besides the many features being offered by ChildCentricTMHomes. This first of its kind facility allows parents of Gera’s Song of Joy to provide their children a memorable childhood that they probably never had. I believe that raising happy, smarter children, make happier families.”
While commenting on the launch of the academy, GM Viswanathan Anand (five times world champion) said, “Gera’s ChildCentricTM Homes is the solution for today’s working parents who are no longer fixated on their children becoming doctors and engineers and want to provide them with the best in class opportunities to discover and nurture their talents. The Academy will impart world class quality chess training to young chess enthusiasts and thereby create a league of future chess champions.”