RIL eyes tie-ups with US varsities to expand its philanthropic arm

Reliance Industrie, CMD, Mukesh Ambani is in the process of finalizing partnerships with many US universities for establishing a world-class varsity in India.

Mukesh Ambani’s group, which has Reliance Industries (RIL) as its flagship company, Mukesh Ambani said after receiving the Dwight D Eisenhower Global Award for leadership from the Business Council for International Understanding(BCIU), “My wife Nita is building a university of a world scale and world size and we are finalizing broad partnerships with many of the American universities. We look forward to really equipping tomorrow’s youth with the skills and the knowledge and the competencies that they would need in India in the coming decades.”

Mukesh Ambani’s wife Nita Ambani is leading the efforts for setting up a varsity which would be set up by RIL’s philanthropy arm Reliance Foundation. Nita Ambani in a lecture delivered at the London School of Economics (LSE) last month had said that Reliance Foundation had taken up the challenge of setting up a world class university in India. LSE had also said that it would collaborate with Reliance Foundation for establishing world class universities in India. Nita Ambani said, “The (proposed) university will break new grounds in the use of technology and it will be a university that looks global with Indian soul,”

Reliance Industries is leading the efforts for setting up a varsity which would be set up by RIL’s philanthropy arm Reliance Foundation. As the company looks forward for equipping tomorrow’s youth with the skills and the knowledge and the competencies that they would need in India in the coming decades.

Reliance Industries has recently received the Dwight D Eisenhower Global Award for leadership from the Business Council for International Understanding. The award recipient’s represents as the finest in entrepreneurship, innovation and leadership on the world’s stage and embody the pioneering view of commercial diplomacy established by BCIU founder President Eisenhower.

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