Goa: Gera Developments Pvt. Ltd., pioneers of the real estate business and the award-winning creators of premium commercial and residential projects, including the innovative ChildCentric® Homes, with a presence in Goa, Pune, Bengaluru, and California, successfully hosted the inaugural session of ‘Meet the Legend’ Series, a ChildCentric® Homes initiative, with one of Indian’s most celebrated singer and music composer Shankar Mahadevan on Saturday, 7th January 2023. The event was jointly organized with The Gera School, a Cambridge-affiliated school that focuses on nurturing individuality and making students skilled, confident, and lifelong learners.
From commencement to date, The Gera School has gained a reputation for being one of the top-ranking institutes in Goa owing to stringent standards for teaching and emphasis on a creative learning environment for students. From commencement till date, the school has remained committed to ensuring that every student gets the opportunity to thrive amid a holistic environment that promotes productivity and encourages them to strive for personal growth and success. As an extension of this goal, Gera’s ChildCentric® Homes and the Shankar Mahadevan Academy – one of the country’s leading celebrity academies offering best-in-class training in music, teamed up for the ‘Meet the Legend’ Series.
This event, organized for the students of The Gera School and Gera’s River of Joy customers, was graced by Mr. Kumar Gera, Chairman of Gera Developments Pvt. Ltd. A 40-minute fireside chat session was held between Mr. Shankar Mahadevan and Mr. Kumar Gera. The event further progressed with performances by the students of The Shankar Mahadevan Academy at Gera’s River of Joy. As a mark of recognition, the participants were presented with certificates and giveaways.
Speaking at the event, Mr Kumar Gera, Chairman of Gera Developments Pvt. Ltd., said, “With Gera’s ChildCentric®Homes, we go beyond providing a premium home and infrastructure by offering facilities to ensure fun and development for children in the form of a state-of-the-art clubhouse with celebrity-led academies. We are glad to have The Shankar Mahadevan Academy as a partner for training the children of ChildCentric®Homes in music, fostering their potential to become the future of the music industry. The experience, skills, and humility Mr. Shankar Mahadevan brings with him are unparalleled, and it was an honour to have him today at The Gera School.”
He added, “With The Gera School, too, we have been committed to presenting young aspirants with opportunities that can help them explore their potential and climb the ladders of professional success. We immensely appreciate our students for taking efforts and showing enthusiasm to make this event a grand success.”
Talking about the event, Indian Singer and Composer Shankar Mahadevan commented, “We at the Shankar Mahadevan Academy are proud to partner with Gera’s ChildCentric® Homes initiative, which we believe is a great way to groom the next generation to become future stars. Our strong partnership of about ten years spans four projects across Goa and Pune. Meeting the students today brings back countless memories of my musical journey. I sincerely appreciate the efforts of the students and the instructors who made today’s event one of musical indulgence. Everything about the event was wonderful, from the performances to my engagement with the children of Gera’s River of Joy. I wish them good luck in their future endeavours.”
Describing the event, Mr. Carol Joseph, Principal of The Gera School, said, “It was truly a pleasure to have the Shankar Mahadevan Academy associate with us for this Meet the Legend event. To witness the presence of the legendary singer Shankar Mahadevan and gain his valuable guidance on music and art is a once-in-a-lifetime kind of occasion that the students and staff were fortunate to experience. Kudos to all the participants for their efforts, enthusiasm, and good wishes to all the students for their career journey.”
Gera Developments has pioneered the concept of ChildCentric® Homes, which has established a new category in the real estate space, providing its residents with premium home and infrastructure and ensuring safety, convenience, fun, and development for the children. The concept-based projects across Goa and Pune (Gera’s River of Joy, Gera’s Song of Joy, Gera’s World of Joy and Gera’s Planet of Joy) aim to train and groom over 2,000 children in varied disciplines of sports, performing arts and personal development. Gera Developments Pvt. Ltd. is the only developer that has executed such an innovative concept where customers have experienced professional training for children at their doorstep. This initiative has received exceptional customer responses and is acclaimed by renowned celebrity ambassadors.
The presence of parents and students of The Gera School and Gera’s River of Joy customers, in large numbers, demonstrated the overall appreciation for the event.