Shri Mukesh D. Ambani (DIN 00001695) is a Chemical
Engineer from Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai (earlier University Department of Chemical Technology, University of Mumbai). He has pursued MBA from Stanford University, USA.
Shri Mukesh D. Ambani has joined Reliance in 1981. He initiated Reliance's backward integration journey from textiles into polyester fibres and further into petrochemicals, petroleum refining and going up-stream into oil and gas exploration and production. He created several new world class manufacturing facilities involving diverse technologies
that have raised Reliance's petrochemicals manufacturing capacities from less than a million tonnes to about fourteen
million tonnes per year. He is envisaging doubling these capacities to twenty seven million tonnes per annum within a short span.
Working hands-on, Shri Mukesh D. Ambani led the creation
of the world's largest grassroots petroleum refinery
at Jamnagar, India, with a current capacity of 660,000
barrels per day (33 million tonnes per year) integrated
with petrochemicals, power generation, port and related
infrastructure. Further, he steered the setting up of another
27 million tonnes refinery next to the existing one in
Jamnagar. With an aggregate refining capacity of 1.24
million barrels of oil per day at any single location in the
world has transformed "Jamnagar" as the 'Refining Hub of
In September 2008, when the first drop of crude oil flowed
from the Krishna-Godavari basin, Shri Mukesh D. Ambani's
vision of energy security for India was being realized.
Shri Mukesh D. Ambani is steering Reliance's development
of infrastructure facilities and implementation of a pan-
India organized retail network spanning multiple formats
and supply chain infrastructure. Today, Reliance Retail is the
largest retail player in the Country.
Shri Mukesh D. Ambani is also setting up one of the most
complex 4G broadband wireless services offering end to
end solutions that address the entire value chain across
various digital services in key domains of national interest
such as Education, Healthcare, Security, Financial Services,
Government-Citizen interfaces and Entertainment.
Shri Mukesh D. Ambani's achievements have been
acknowledged at national and international levels. Over
the years, some of the awards and recognition bestowed on