Dhirubhai Ambani Had Immense Faith in Latest Technologies1

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At a gathering to celebrate 40 years of Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL), the chairman and managing director of the company Shri Mukesh D. Ambani, while paying rich tribute to Dhirubhai Ambani, said that he learnt four important lessons from Dhirubhai: Courage, Feel Empathy, Absolute Faith in Technology and Talent and Dil Ka Rishta. Due to these learnings he could steer RIL successfully to the newer heights, he said.

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Dhirubhai Ambani: Did He Get Adequate Recognition?2

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Dhirubhai Ambani, founder of Reliance Industries Ltd, was an undisputed business leader. With his unparalleled enthusiasm, hard work and innovation, RIL became the first (Indian Private Sector) company to find its place in Fortune’s Global 500 list of ‘World’s Largest Corporations’. He created wealth not only for himself but the nation and its people. He took the business to next level thus providing inspiration to millions of youngsters in India.

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Vibrant Dhirubhai Ambani3

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As the 8th edition of Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit from January 10 to 13, 2017 is nearing, the word 'vibrant' fascinates me. It is because I am fortunate to have worked with an ever-vibrant person Dhirubhai Ambani. One would never find him dull or drab, even in the adverse time. The Vibrant Gujarat event always reminds me of Dhirubhai Ambani’s vibrant ideas for implementation of projects and promotion of brands. He was the man who ensured in 2002 that the mobile telephone instrument in people's hands could bring about digital revolution to the country. He also ensured to make it...
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Dhirubhai Ambani: A University Personified

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Fourteen years have passed since Founder Chairman of Reliance Group Dhirubhai Ambani left this mundane world for heavenly abode. But his memories are still afresh in minds of me and my colleagues working at Reliance. It is quite natural to remember him on every small occasion in daily life. Dhirubhai was able to convert his intuitions in action. This is why he could achieve great things in life and became a great man despite humble beginning. Dhirubhai could get formal education till matriculation and he regretted not attaining higher education. However, sometimes it is felt that had the country got...
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Dhirubhai Ambani and Digital Revolution

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Dhirubhai Ambani is famous as a great industrialist, propagator of polyester in the country, king of stock market and mogul of petrochemical and refining. He was also a visionary who could think much ahead of his time. He encouraged use of digital technology available in his time for internal communication of his empire, between industrial complexes and headquarters of the company, technology licensors and project contractors. Not only that, he always insisted on using latest digital technology in technical areas like process control, environment monitoring and water – use timer and automation. When Reliance Industries Ltd.’s chairman and managing director...
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Dhirubhai Ambani’s Life Is Not Less Than Preaching of Gita: Amitabh Bachchan

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Amitabh Bachchan, the stalwart of Indian cinema the other day very aptly compared Dhirubhai’s life with that of Shrimad Bhagwad Gita. “Why we read Gita again and again? Because whenever we read Gita, every time we get a new message, a new idea and a new preaching. Dhirubhai’s life is not less than preaching of Gita,” he said. He also described how he got inspired by Dhirubhai’s support and backing when he was almost debt ridden and jobless. During that time, Dhirubhai’s words pumped life into his career and status. This is what Dhirubhai Ambani did throughout his life to...
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Revisiting Dhirubhai Ambani

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Remembering Reliance Patriarch Dhirubhai Ambani on every junction of Reliance’s journey is understandable. But revisiting him today has its own significance. Not because to-day is his 83rd birth anniversary but it is because Reliance once again created a phenomenal break through under Mr. Mukesh D. Ambani, chairman of RIL. Mr. Mukesh D. Ambani had steered Dhirubhai’s dream of making mobile telephony at affordable price and made it a reality in 2002-03. This time, on the eve of Dhirubhai’s birth anniversary, he announced with a bang the advert of 4G LTE telephony in the country simultaneously from 1,000 locations. “Think big,...
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Dhirubhai Ambani: As relevant today as he was in the past

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There is hardly anyone who would deny Dhirubhai Ambani’s contribution in India’s industrial and economic development. A decade and half has passed since he left this world for heavenly abode, but his memories are alive in hearts of all those who knew him and who worked with him. His was such a towering personality that it was not possible to know him fully. I have revealed various aspects of his life and personality in my articles on different occasions. Currently, I am working on a compilation of all these articles and pictures of different stage of Dhirubhai’s life in form...
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Dhirubhai Ambani’s Life Is Not Less Than Preaching of Gita: Amitabh Bachchan – Parimal Nathwani

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Amitabh Bachchan, the stalwart of Indian cinema the other day very aptly compared Dhirubhai’s life with that of Srimad Bhagwad Gita. “Why we read Gita again and again? Because whenever we read Gita, every time we get a new message, a new idea and a new preaching. Dhirubhai’s life is not less than preaching of Gita,” he said. He also described how he got inspired by Dhirubhai’s support and backing when he was almost debt ridden and jobless. During that time, Dhirubhai’s words pumped life into his career and status. This is what Dhirubhai Ambani did throughout his life to…

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Gujarat, a Bird-Watcher’s Heaven

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If the sound of the chirping birds draw you to the outdoors, then come to Gujarat. This place is an absolute paradise for bird watchers and spectacular sightings as it harbours more than 600 bird species. Gujarat welcomes a large number of bird watchers every year, thanks to the vast sanctuaries, lakes and national parks. It is a hub where one can watch alluring birds in all their beauty and splendour. So, whether you are a seasoned bird watcher or simply pursuing a hobby, pack your bags and equipments and come to Gujarat. There are some amazing bird sanctuaries that…

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