Mukesh Dhirubhai Ambani, chairman of Reliance Industries, said India was poised for an “unprecedented explosion of economic growth and opportunity” during the Amrit Kaal, from a $3 trillion economy to a $40 trillion economy by 2047, placing it among the world’s top three among the largest economies in the world.
Speaking at a conference at the Pandit Deendayal Energy University (PDEU) today, Mukesh Ambani said India will see three game-changing revolutions in the coming decades – clean energy revolution, bioenergy revolution and digital revolution.
“Together, they will change lives in unimaginable ways. The clean energy revolution and the bioenergy revolution will produce energy sustainably, while the digital revolution will allow us to consume energy efficiently. Together, these three revolutions will help India and the world save us A beautiful planet from the climate crisis,” he said.
“I am confident that you PDEU students, along with hundreds of thousands of other bright young people from across the country, will use these revolutions to help India achieve its energy goals,” he added.
PDEU council chairman Mukesh Ambani said he was excited about the convocation.
“This batch of PDEU graduates marks a year that marks the beginning of Amrit Kaal in India. In our tradition, Amrit Kaal is considered the most auspicious time to start anything new. Each of you begins your professional journey during this period. As Amrit Kaal unfolds, India will witness an unprecedented explosion of economic growth and opportunity,” he said.
“India will grow from a $3 trillion economy to a $40 trillion economy by 2047 and be among the top 3 economies in the world in your working life. In other words, a bright future awaits you .Be ready to walk out with confidence when opportunity knocks,” he added.
Mukesh Ambani said the university prepared students for the future because it “studies and teaches energy from a very holistic perspective”.
He also gave a piece of advice to his classmates. In the era of 4G and 5G, there is no bigger “G” than “MataG and PitaG”.
“Today is your day. The arc lights are on you. But flanking you are your parents and elders… This is a very special day for them too. They are eagerly waiting to see You walk on stage and receive your diploma. It’s their lifelong dream,” Mukesh Ambani said.
“Never forget the struggle and sacrifice they went through to bring you here. Their contribution to your success is immeasurable. Let me tell you something in your own jargon – the language of young people. These days, every Every young man is excited about 4G and now 5G. But there is no greater “G” in this world than Mata G and Pita G. They were, are, and will always be your most reliable strength and support pillar,” he added.
PDEU students, he said, are “dynamic and enthusiastic”, “creativity and ideas” and “entrepreneurial” with the knowledge and skills needed to design breakthrough energy solutions for 1.4 billion Indians.
“You have all what it takes to be the leaders India needs… As the future leaders of India, you should ensure that our country leads the global clean and green energy revolution. This is what each of you should be doing in mission mode goals to pursue,” he said.
The leading industrialist shares three mantras with students to help them succeed in this mission:
“Number one, think big. Be a big dreamer. Every great thing ever built in this world was once a dream thought to be impossible. You have to be brave enough to own your dreams, Faith that nurtures it and makes it happen with bold and disciplined action. This is the only way to make the impossible possible.
“Second, think green. The clean energy movement is about adopting a green way of thinking. It’s about being sensitive to Mother Nature. It’s about inventing ways to harvest its energy without harming it. It’s about making sure we stay A better and healthier planet for future generations.
“Third, Think Digital. Digitalization will act as a force multiplier in your mission to make India a leader in clean energy. Technologies such as artificial intelligence, robotics, and the Internet of Things are powerful agents of change. Use them for your Bring advantage. These three mantras will be your mages in your mission to make India a global leader in clean energy,” he said.
Referring to the challenges posed by COVID-19, he said this period has been “a trial by fire for each of you…in fact, for all of humanity”
“But remember that the best swords are forged in fire,” he said.
Mukesh Ambani said the experience of the past few years was “a valuable lesson that no institution can teach you”.
“They make you a better professional. They make you stronger from the inside. They make you caring and empathetic.
“They taught you the importance of serving humanity with honesty and integrity. Learned this in your kitty, there is no mountain too high to climb; no river too wide to cross. So roll up your sleeves and move on,” he said.
Referring to N Chandrasekar, Chairman of the Tata Group as the key guest at the event, Mukesh Ambani said he was “a real inspiration for the business community and youth of India”.
“Through his vision, conviction and extensive hands-on experience, he has written the script for the Tata Group’s phenomenal growth in recent years. He has also led the Tata Group’s foray into the business of the future,” he said.
Mukesh Ambani said he was particularly encouraged by the “tremendous strides” the group had made in the renewable energy sector under his leadership.
“If India has to become a renewable energy powerhouse, it is possible through the common will and initiatives of many leading business groups, in the spirit of a national alliance,” he said.
Referring to University Standing Committee Chairman Hasmukh Adhia, Mukesh Ambani said he was “one of the finest financial minds that India has ever produced”.
“The banking and fiscal reforms he enacted as Finance Minister changed the face of our financial system. Under his leadership, PDEU became the first private university in Gujarat to be awarded A-grade by NAAC. This achievement is also due to the excellent faculty of PDEU work,” he said.
(Aside from the title, this story is unedited by NDTV staff and published via a syndicated feed.)
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