Ahmedabad, Oct 6 (UNI) Calorx Education Research Foundation (CERF) today signed an MoU with Mundra Port and Special Economic Zone (SEZ) for setting up education facilities from nursery to senior secondary school at Mundra SEZ.
''This school will be functional for nursery to fifth standard by academic year 2008-09 at Mundra SEZ, it will expand further to secondary and higher secondary classes in the subsequent years,'' CERF Director Hiten Vasant told reporters.
''The school will impart education in English medium. Currently it has set up the Calorx School, a candidate school for PYP, MYP and DP (the International Baccalaureate standards),'' Mr Vasant said.
The Calorx Foundation was founded in 1995 and is active in the field of education. The Calorx Foundation's Delhi Public School in Ahmedabad has become one of the leading English medium schools in Gujarat. The Visamo Kids Foundation supports nearly 40 children from underprivileged families studying in leading English medium schools in Ahmedabad. Calorx - Prerna is a school for children for dyslexics.
Mundra Port and SEZ is one of the largest private sector ports in India, promoted by the Adani Group.
The Adani Group, founded in 1988, is one of the fastest growing business houses in India. It has business interests in ports, power, infrastructure, real-estate, trading, edible oils, gas distribution and logistics.
Mundra SEZ is planned over 32,300 acres and will be developed over multiple phases for large industrial, infrastructure and commercial developments including residential accommodations, retail facilities, schools, healthcare facilities and other support infrastructure at Mundra.