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Working to transform India into a digital society, says RIL CMD Mukesh Ambani

Updated : October 19, 2020 09:29 PM IST

Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani is working towards transforming India into a digital society. "The digital society incorporates all the future industries so that the next 30 years of India is a 100 times -- like what we had never imagined is what we can achieve," he said.

He is also working towards transformation of energy. "India is in the right mindset to completely -- in the next few decades -- move away from fossil fuels to completely renewable energy, be Aatma Nirbhar," he elaborated.

The billionaire believes that it is time to transform the education sector too. "We have 200 million children in India in the education system and it will take us 8-10 years to completely transform the skill base of India. I think we have the formula to establish linkages between academic institutions, real world, skill training and employment in a way that sustains India for much higher quality and better jobs," the RIL chairman said.

Ambani who was speaking at the book launch of the 15th Chairman of the Finance Commission NK Singh said that Singh was the champion of economic reforms that have actually happened in India.

According to the richest man in Asia, Singh is one of the modest ringmasters of India's economic transformation. Ambani added that NK Singh was introduced to him as one of India's brightest IAS officers and added that his relationship with Singh is multi-generational.
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