20 January, 2021

A Lesson In Luxury

Now, an ultra-deluxe, centrally airconditioned school with polo classes

A Lesson In Luxury
THE age of air conditioned academics has arrived. Check this out: centrally air conditioned classrooms, avant garde furnishings, an amphitheatre with laser disc and a 52-inch screen entertainment system, a swimming pool, a gymnasium, an elaborately equipped music chamber, made-to-order New Zealand wool carpet in the yoga room, a state-of-the-art cafeteria, plush buses with guards sporting wireless sets, thoroughbred horses, CD ROMs and colour printer. And education "patterned along the school system in the United Kingdom". All this in a Delhi school now.

Heralding the desi ultra five-star school culture, the plush G.D. Goenka Public School, sprawled over 4 acres of prime south Delhi land, already has 369 students on its rolls. Just over a year old, the school is positioned for parents shopping around for an institution where their child can learn in the lap of luxury. Perhaps, of how to live in luxury. What with taekwondo sessions, French lessons, classes in photography, exercises in squash, clay modelling periods and tutorials with a pianist from the Maurya Sheraton...



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