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Mukesh Ambani’s Address On Dhirubhai Ambani’s Birth Anniversary Gives A Peek To Company's Future Plans

From his learnings from his father to build Reliance to the roles taken up by his children to grow RIL, Mukesh Ambani’s virtual address mentioned them all. The RIL Chief completed 20 years heading the conglomerate

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During his virtual address, Mukesh Ambani gave an insight about RIL's future plans

From company future plans to what he learnt from his father and also Lionel Messi’s recent FIFA World Cup Win, all these found a mention in the virtual address of chief of Reliance Industries Limited Mukesh Ambani on Wednesday. Ambani was addressing on the occasion of the 90th birth anniversary of RIL founder late Dhirubhai Ambani

Remembering his father and his vision for the company, Mukesh Ambani said, “Years and decades will pass, Reliance will continue to grow like a banyan tree. Its branches will spread wider and roots will go deeper. We will always remember our founder Dhirubhai Ambani with immense gratitude, who planted the seed of this tree."

He emphasised how teamwork helps in growth. "My father taught me and all his colleagues that winning in business takes both - leadership and teamwork. All of you who watched FIFA’s final match would agree that Messi could not have won the cup on his own. Similarly, Argentina couldn’t have won if it wasn’t for Messi’s inspiring leadership. Together they were like Arjun, who saw nothing but the eye of the bird. This is also how our founder Dhirubhai Ambani built Reliance," Ambani said, as he thanked all the employees of his conglomerate. 

He added that it is the idea that makes people win. “Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success."

Praising the Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his policies and support to India’s industrialists, Ambani said, “The world is seeing 21st century as India's century. Our Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, has aptly described it as India's Amrit Kaal." He further added that this is the best time for India to grow. “India will enter an era of prosperity, abundance of opportunity and unimaginable improvement in the ease of living and quality of life of 1.4 billion people. India is being regarded globally as a shining spot."

He further said that the next 25 years will be big for India. “The next 25 years are going to be the most transformational years in the 5,000-year-old history of India. This is when India is poised to achieve exponential economic growth. We can become a USD 40-trillion economy by 2047 in a sustainable and stable manner."

Ambani also spoke about the role of his family members in various companies and the conglomerate's future plans. Mentioning his wife Nita Ambani’s philanthropy wing, he said "Under Nita’s leadership, Reliance Foundation is working on even more ambitious and innovative initiatives in education, healthcare, sports, women empowerment and environmental conservation. 2023 will be a year of renewal and revitalization of Reliance Foundation."

He also mentioned the roles of his children Akash, Isha and Anant in building the future of the company. "Under the leadership of Akash Ambani, Jio’s 5G deployment will be complete by 2023. I congratulate the Jio team for further consolidating their No.1 position. Jio Platforms should now get ready for India’s next big opportunity – to provide unique digital solutions to both domestic and international markets." 

Talking about retail, he said, "Under Isha Ambani, RIL’s retail business has grown rapidly. It now has the widest and deepest reach in India across all product baskets. Reliance Retail has created over 2 lakh new jobs last year, becoming India’s one of leading employers. Discipline is key to Reliance Retail’s success. Through the retail business, Reliance is ensuring inclusive development. Our farmers will have higher income, our SMEs will become more productive and our trader partners will become more prosperous."

He also mentioned Reliance Energy. "RIL’s new energy business has the potential to transform not only the company and the country, but the entire world. We care for the planet and the people on this planet. With Anant joining this upcoming next-generation business, we are making rapid progress in making our gigafactories in Jamnagar ready. From being India’s largest and most valuable corporate, Reliance is now well on its way to become India’s greenest corporate."