India is at the beginning of fourth industrial revolution


NEW DELHI: Reliance Chairman Mukesh Ambani today said a second green revolution is possible through digital platform and India is at the beginning of fourth industrial revolution.

Speaking at the India Today Conclave, Mukesh Ambani said: “India is really at the beginning of fourth industrial revolution. Some of our brightest minds are working outside the country. If they’re brought back to put together a better India, it will be the best opportunity possible.”

“India is a very young nation and our youth adapt to technology very easily and I have seen this with my experience in the Jio business,” Ambani said.

“India today is great but India tomorrow will be fantastic. India is the fifth largest economy and the fastest growing economy. The day is not far when we will be the third largest economy in the world,” he said.

To attain higher growth, he said, “We have to combine global technology and Indian street smartness. That’s an unbeatable combination. In the last 170 days India has become the biggest data consumer in the world beating the US.”

He said the country can overcome many challenge through digitisation and announced that through Jio, Reliance is connecting 58,000 colleges and schools, which will enable a most digital-enabled education system in the world.

Also speaking on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s leadership, he said, “We are blessed to have a leader who not only understands the people but the world and technology.”