Industrialists promise investments for Digital India

New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) In the “Digital India Week” programme launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday, India Inc. committed an investment of Rs.450,000 crore (some $75 billion) for the initiative that seeks to empower citizens by deploying IT and associated tools.

The industry leaders who promised investments were:

Reliance Group’s Anil Ambani — Rs.10,000 crore

Reliance Industries’ Mukesh Ambani — Rs.250,000 crore

Aditya Vikram Birla Group’s Kumarmangalam Birla – Rs.420 billion ($7 bn) in the next five years of which they will invest Rs.120 billion ($2 bn) in Digital India areas

Bharti Group’s Sunil Mittal – Rs.1 lakh crore ($16 billion)

Vedanta’s Anil Agarwal – Rs.40,000 crore

Delta Electronics’ Ping Cheng – Rs.30 billion ($500 million)

Nidec Corporation’s Mikio Katayama – Rs.60 billion ($1 billion)

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