Gera Developments

Pune, 29th May 2024: Gera Developments Private Limited (GDPL), renowned pioneers in Real Estate, and recipients of multiple awards for their premium residential and commercial projects across Pune, Goa, and California, hosted the latest session in its signature series, ‘Meet the Champion’, featuring illustrious Indian Olympic boxer, Ms. Mary Kom.

The six-time World Amateur Boxing champion is part of the celebrity-led academies at Gera’s ChildCentric® Homes, commencing her collaboration with Gera’s Island of Joy, East Kharadi^, Pune, via her academy, Mary Kom Regional Boxing Foundation.

The event featured Ms. Mary Kom in discussion with Mr. Kumar Gera, Chairman, Gera Developments Private Limited, and meeting the customers of Gera’s Island of Joy. The 2012 Olympic medallist spoke about her journey of having come from a challenging background to becoming a boxing legend, a testament to the power of resilience, determination, and hard work. With medals in all eight AIBA World Boxing Championships, rising to World No.1 in the AIBA world rankings for a light flyweight, and winning India’s first-ever Olympic medal in the London 2012 Games, Ms. Mary Kom’s story resonates deeply, inspiring countless individuals worldwide.

This year’s event was particularly significant as it aimed to draw attention to the tenth anniversary of Gera’s ChildCentric® Homes, coinciding with the launch of its largest project ever, Gera’s Island of Joy. GDPL has collaborated with world-renowned experts to bring world-class infrastructure directly to residents’ doorsteps. These partnerships offer children opportunities for high-quality coaching in various fields such as performing arts, sports, and personal development, ensuring they can explore and nurture their passions in a safe and supportive environment.

The recent event, aimed at showcasing the addition of Ms. Mary Kom as an expert to the academies integral to Gera’s ChildCentric® Homes, received an overwhelming response from attendees.

Speaking about the collaboration, Ms. Mary Kom said, “I am honored to be associated with Gera’s ChildCentric® Homes. It’s inspiring to see a brand dedicated to nurturing children’s talents and dreams, as this is crucial for fostering future champions. Together with Gera Developments, we can empower the next generation to achieve their greatest potential.”

Expanding on the concept, Mr. Rohit Gera, Managing Director, Gera Developments said, “The intent of Gera’s ChildCentric® Homes is to give parents the right environment to identify and nurture the talents of their children. Our academies are led by celebrities who are world-renowned experts in their respective fields, from P. Gopichand in Badminton to Shankar Mahadevan in Music. As we enter our tenth year, we are thrilled to collaborate with Ms. Mary Kom, and her academy, Mary Kom Regional Boxing Foundation, and add a new dimension to our offerings at Gera’s ChildCentric® Homes.” He further highlighted that the initiative was born from a vision to address the manifold challenges faced by urban parents. “By recognising these challenges, GDPL embarked on a mission to transform residential spaces, and offered thoughtfully curated celebrity-led learning academies with top-notch coaching in various disciplines, reinforcing Gera’s commitment to nurturing talent and passion among children,” he concluded.

The success of Gera’s ChildCentric® Homes is evident not only in industry accolades but also in the satisfaction of over 3,500 families. Esteemed platforms such as Realty+ Conclave & Excellence Awards have recognised the initiative as the “Themed Project Of The Year,” putting the spotlight on its impact and significance in the real estate industry.