Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) chairman and managing director Mukesh Ambani on Friday said that his company will double investment and employment numbers over the next 10 years in Gujarat.
Ambani, who was speaking at the 9th edition of Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit in Gandhinagar, added that Reliance Retail will launch an e-commerce platform in the state.
— News18 (@CNNnews18) January 18, 2019
RIL has invested Rs 3 lakh crore so far in Gujarat and is committed to make the state fully digital, Ambani said.
"Gandhiji launched a movement against political colonisation. We need a revolution against data colonisation. India's data should be controlled only by India. I hope PM will make this the goal of Digital India mission," Ambani was quoted as saying by CNN-News18.
The three-day investors' meet was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Mahatma Mandir facility for international events in the state capital on Friday.
Heads of five countries and over 30,000 national and international delegates are attending the summit. Some of the major events during the three-day meet include a round-table interaction with the heads of global funds, 'Africa Day' and an MSME convention.
Vibrant Gujarat Summit was conceptualised in 2003 by the Modi who was then the chief minister of Gujarat, to re-establish Gujarat as a preferred investment destination.
The Summit provides a platform for brainstorming on agendas of global socio-economic development, knowledge sharing and forging effective partnerships.
With inputs from agencies
(Disclosure: Reliance Industries Ltd is the sole beneficiary of Independent Media Trust which controls Network18 Media & Investments Ltd)
To keep watching India’s No. 1 English Business News Channel – CNBC-TV18, call your Cable or DTH Operator and ask for the Colors Family Pack (inclusive of 24 channels), available for Rs. 35/- per month, or subscribe to the channel for Rs. 4/- per day.
To keep watching the Leader in Global Market & Business News – CNBC-TV18 Prime HD, call your Cable or DTH Operator and ask for the Colors Family HD Pack (inclusive of 25 channels), available for Rs. 50/- per month, or subscribe to the channel for Rs. 1/- per day.
Updated Date: Jan 18, 2019 12:45:22 IST