The Construction of Sahara City Homes, Nagpur Commences

All approvals obtained from Central & State level Government including EIA

Nagpur, July 19, 2007: Sahara Infrastructure & Housing (Sahara I&H), India’s leading real estate company, informed that Sahara City Homes, Nagpur has received all the approvals from Central & State level government. The construction work at the106.65 acres township has already began with 350 units under construction and the total built up area under construction is 4.50 lacs sq. ft. Spread on an area of 106.65 acres Sahara City Homes Nagpur will house 2789 residential units. The total residential built up area of Sahara City Homes; Nagpur is 34 lacs Sq. Ft and commercial built up area is 3 lacs sq.ft.

These residential units will have a mix of 45 apartment blocks, 117 independent row houses, 56 independent semi-detached and 30 villas. Designed by the renowned architect Shri Hafeez Contractor this fully air-conditioned township will provide the best community living and will change the living standard of people of Nagpur. This Township will be the first of its kind in Nagpur complementing residential units with a complete support functions for security, health, education, transport, communication and entertainment.

Sahara City Homes Nagpur has received Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) from the MoEF (Ministry of Environment & Forest), Layout and building plan from local level authority; Gram Panchayat, Rui. The township has also obtained the approval from local level authority for building School, Club, Community Centre. Approvals are under process for building Mall, Multiplex, Hotel & Hospital. As an extra safety measure for maximum protection of life & property from Earthquake, every construction is designed 1 level higher than the applicable seismic zone as per the specifications of Bureau of Indian Standards. In addition, Sahara City Homes will have various certifications such as ISO 9001 for quality management system, ISO 14001 for environment management system, OHSAS 18001 for occupational health & safety and SA 8000 for social accountability.

There are varied options available to choose from 1 to 5 bedrooms in the category of high-rise, mid-rise apartments, independent row houses, independent semi-detached houses, penthouses and independent bungalows.

Sahara City Homes, Nagpur located at Gawsi Manapura, near Ashok Van, 15 KM Milestone, Wardha Road is a part of the world’s largest chain of self sufficient high quality township. The construction of Sahara City Homes Township is in full swing in Lucknow and Indore also. The development work has commenced in 29 cities across India in which the construction will begin in full swing within this financial year ending March 2008.

Sahara City Homes Nagpur Township will have modern amenities like: - A multi-specialty “Sahara Hospital” and high-end secondary care facility, School with premium facilities, a grand and exclusive hotel with an inbuilt club and two well-equipped club and a Community Center within the township with the facilities of indoor & outdoor games, swimming pool, and fitness centre for aerobics, gymnasium, sauna and Jacuzzi, a modern shopping mall with a 3 screen multiplex with a seating capacity of approx. 1000, Multilevel Security System with centralized control station, CCTV and quick response teams. Sahara City Homes also gives Uninterrupted Power Supply with 100% Back-up Facility, availability of pure drinking water, 24 hr continuous satellite connectivity for television, video conferencing and wireless connectivity for broadband internet access inside & outside the houses. Every house would be provided with a computer free of cost to enable usage of broadband connectivity. This township will have its own fire tenders and critical care ambulances.

A Central Park will provide space and ambience in the heart of the township. The Central Park will be equipped with floodlights (hence playable at day and night), with a wide range of sports facilities. Every essential service like Convenience Stores, Banking, and Postal services etc. will ensure that you don’t feel the need to venture out of the township. A Service Center, just a call away, will take care of all your Plumbing, Electrical Repair and Taxi requirements. A combination of AC and Non-AC buses would provide ultra modern commuting facilities to city centre

Sahara City Homes is pioneering the concept of self-sufficient townships in India. This project endeavors to provide the customers a quality lifestyle.

About Sahara Infrastructure and Housing

India ’s best and largest Infrastructure & Housing Company, Sahara Infrastructure & Housing has been ranked No.1 in the construction and real estate industry by India’s leading business magazine Business World. It has also been awarded with the prestigious ‘Brick & Mortar Award-2004- sponsored by A&D Magazine’ for quality and creativity in the field of architecture, environment protection, quality construction and timely execution.

The current construction activities of Sahara India Infrastructure and Housing include mega-projects like ‘ Aamby Valley, and the ‘ Sahara City Homes Townships’. Project already executed includes ‘Sahara Grace’ – a premium group housing project in Gurgaon and Lucknow, lifestyle retailing & entertainment project of ‘Sahara Ganj’ in Lucknow .The other successful projects are ‘Sahara Mall, Gurgaon’, 4 townships under the Sahara States brand and a number of commercial complexes.

‘Sahara City Homes’ the largest project of its kind is a chain of 217 self sufficient, high quality townships across India. The project will be completed in two phases; in the first phase 102 townships will be built while the remaining 115 will comprise the second phase of development.