OVER 45 YEARS OF
A GRAND VISION FOR INDIA
Our commitment deeper. And our efforts greater.
This is my dream for Reliance and for India.
Reliance Industries Limited
Dhirubhai Ambani returns to India and starts a yarn trading business in Mumbai. He dreams of establishing India’s largest company.
for all Indians
In 1977, Reliance Textile Industries’ IPO creates history by ushering the equity cult in India. The issue is oversubscribed seven times, strengthening Reliance’s growth ambitions.
Reliance sets up its first petrochemicals and polyester filament yarn plant in Patalganga in record time.
Reliance commissions the Hazira plant, laying the foundation to become one of the world’s largest integrated producers of polyester.
INDIA ARRIVES ON
The Global Energy and Refining Map
Reliance commissions the world’s largest grassroots refinery in a record time of 36 months: The Jamnagar petrochemicals and integrated refinery complex.
Reliance unlocks new resources for India’s energy needs through a deep-sea discovery of gas reserves in the Krishna Godavari basin the KG D6 Block.
A Telecom Revolution
Reliance enters the InfoComm business and brings about a revolution in mobile telephony in India.
JOINING THE GLOBAL
Reliance emerges as the first and only private Indian organisation to be listed in the Fortune Global 500 ® list under the leadership of Mukesh D. Ambani as Chairman and Managing Director of Reliance Industries Limited.
The Retail Revolution
Reliance enters the retail business with Reliance Retail and quickly becomes the largest retailer by revenue in just eight years.
The Energy Security of India
Reliance commences production of hydrocarbons in its KG D6 block against all odds in just over two years of its discovery, making it the world’s fastest greenfield deepwater development project.
TRANSFORMING LIVES WITH
Care and Empathy
Reliance Foundation is established. A journey of transforming the lives of millions of Indians begins under the leadership of Nita M. Ambani as Founder and Chairperson of Reliance Foundation.
A Digital Revolution
Reliance launches commercial services of Jio, the largest greenfield digital development project in the world.
In less than a year since Jio’s launch, India catapults to NUMBER ONE from 155th position in mobile data consumption in the world.
Reliance becomes the first Indian company to cross US$ 200 billion in market capitalisation.
Reliance announces global collaborations with tech giants, including Meta (formerly Facebook), Google, Intel, and Qualcomm. This follows Jio and Microsoft’s long-term alliance announced in 2019 to accelerate India’s digital transformation.
STRENGTHENING INDIA’S FIGHT
Against a Global Pandemic
Reliance launches a multi-pronged approach to strengthen India’s fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Reliance sets up India’s first COVID-19 hospital in Mumbai along with the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation.
- Reliance’s Jamnagar refinery re-engineers its process to produce over 1,000 MT of medical-grade oxygen per day, meeting the critical needs of about 1 in 10 COVID-19 patients across India.
- Reliance rolls out its free COVID-19 vaccination programme for employees, families, household members, and communities.
- Reliance Foundation provides over 85 million free meals to the needy.
- Reliance extends medical, financial, and educational support to those severely affected by COVID-19.
A JOURNEY OF PROSPERITY
for People and Planet continues…
RIL Chairman and Managing Director Mukesh D. Ambani announces target of making Reliance net-zero carbon by 2035.
Reliance announces the US$ 10 billion New Energy business to bridge the green energy divide in India and globally.
Reliance begins work on developing the Dhirubhai Ambani Green Energy Giga Complex on 5,000 acres in Jamnagar, which will be amongst the largest such integrated renewable energy manufacturing facilities in the world.
Jio announces the launch of Jio True 5G—the world’s most advanced standalone 5G service.
Jio Financial Services forms JV with BlackRock to deliver digital financial solutions for India.
CREATING A GLOBAL DESTINATION
For Art & Culture in India
Jio World Centre (JWC) opens in Mumbai, India, in 2022. It is the country’s largest and most prestigious multi-faceted destination, with spaces for business, commerce, and culture.
The Nita Mukesh Ambani Cultural Centre (NMACC) opens at the JWC in 2023, bringing the best of arts and culture from India and the world.
The Next Generation of Leaders
Isha Ambani, Akash Ambani, and Anant Ambani join the Board of Directors of RIL.
The Olympics Movement in India
IOC and Reliance Foundation sign an agreement to advance Olympic Values Education across India.
BRINGING TO INDIA
A Global Shopping Experience
Jio World Plaza opens in Mumbai, setting the bar for top-end retail and entertainment experiences in India.
The one common, unifying thread that runs through everything we have ever done at Reliance is the spirit of CARE & EMPATHY.