Mukesh Ambani pledges extra Rs 10k crore investment in UP

Reliance Industries Chief Mukesh Ambani on Wednesday promised investment of another Rs 10,000 crore through Jio in the next three years in Uttar Pradesh.
Mukesh Ambani pledges extra Rs 10k crore investment in UP
Mukesh Ambani


Speaking at the UP Investors Summit, he said the investment will be over and above the Rs 20,000 crore Jio has already made in the state in rolling out high-speed 4G telecom venture.
Emphasising on making Uttar Pradesh an ‘Uttam Pradesh’, Ambani said India cannot rise to its full potential without the rise of 22 crore people of the state. India’s most populous state can also become the most prosperous by embracing the PM’s Digital India mission, he added. 
The RIL chief also vowed full support to the ‘Namami Gange’ project. “I have a commitment...the Clean Ganga Mission is gathering momentum ...we at Reliance Foundation would deem it as our pious duty to contribute to the success of this mission and are ready to execute whatever part of the project is assigned to us,” he said. 
Ambani said he has come to the state to assure that Jio’s digital revolution will make maximum contribution to UP’s development, and announced four commitments in this regard including investment of another Rs 10,000 crore by Jio in the next three years.
TCS not exiting Lucknow: Chandra
Tata Group chief Natarajan Chandrasekaran said TCS will not exit Lucknow but continue to increase its presence here as well state-wide. TCS will build a new campus for 30,000 people in the state. “We have a holistic presence in UP. Tata Motors is here, TCS has a large presence, Tata Projects have been significantly present here,” he added. Tata Group will not be confined to any particular sector but will help the state grow across all sectors. “We are keen to participate in the growth of UP across sectors such as manufacturing, IT,” he said. Last year, TCS had decided to wind up its offices in Lucknow prompting the employees to approach the state government for help.

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