Moving forward. Rajiv (R) moves out of Kampala parents school during a recent ceremony. Extreme left is school principal Daphine Kato while middle is School financial controller Abraham Mitty.
By Kitts D.Mabonga
As the Ugandan population keeps increasing each passing day their is need to have corresponding infrastructure at the education level and Ruparelia group has come up to fill part of that gap.
Accordingly this group has finalized plans to set up a modern state of art educational city to be positioned along Entebbe road in Wakiso district were all levels of education shall be housed on one small city.
The welcome remarks have been made by Rajiv Ruparelia ,the group managing director during an exclusive interview with Xpresstimes news last week who revealed that currently architectural plans are being worked on.
“Its true we have that dream of setting up a small educational city along Entebbe road near Ssese Gate way beach along the shores of Lake Victoria that shall house a primary, secondary and University facilities with full board dormitories and multipurpose sports recreation center “ noted Rajiv.
“We are committed to ensuring that we set up those facilities perhaps the first of its kind in the country with the view of offering an all round education services to the children of East Africa basing from one single village” observed the young billionaire.
He disclosed that the facility shall sit on a 75 acre piece of land were over 7,000 jobs shall be created especially benefitting the youth and women of Entebbe sub district locality who shall work under phase one which is construction works project.
“The project which is the single biggest in the region shall occupy 75 acre piece of land and projected to create and offer over 7000 job opportunities to the youth and women of Entebbe sub district area” said Rajiv.
The group also runs a string of other schools among them Kampala Parents school, Delhi public school both located in lower Kololo valley and Kampala International School Uganda (KISU) in Bukoto and Victoria University respectively.