When every one is jumping on to the mall mania, how could education be left behind? The Delhi based Rs. 700 crore GTM Group is planning to set up 10-12 dedicated malls across the country for the education sector in the next few years, reports the Hindu Business Line.The project will leverage the current boom in educational institutes and the initiative is to make India an education hub in the future.
To start with, construction of a 10,000-sq-m mall in Jaipur, at an investment of Rs 60 crore is on the anvil, which is likely to be completed by 2009. The mall is expected to bring 60 colleges and institutes under one roof. “It will be a hub of educational bodies and will not have more than two colleges of the same stream,” said Mr Avinash Keswani, Vice-President, Marketing, GTM Builders and Promoters Pvt Ltd.