News Brief | February 2016
RIL to connect small entrepreneurs in Bengal
Reliance Industries Limited chairman Mukesh Ambani said the company would partner small entrepreneurs of West Bengal by providing them connectivity. He made the statement at the opening of the two-day Bengal Global Business Summit. Reliance, through its telecom arm Reliance Jio, has invested nearly `5,000 crore in the state in the last three years for developing the digital broadband network; and Ambani complimented the West Bengal government for giving all the approvals in a time-bound manner.
He said Reliance is providing direct employment to 11,000 people and indirect jobs to 30,000 others and is one of the leading employers in the private sector in the state.