Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) Chairman Mukesh Ambanis team has begun acquiring land at Karjat in Raigad district of Maharashtra to give shape to a university.
Ambani plans to set up a research and innovation university with world-class amenities. It aims to have state-of-the-art facilities and attract students from across the globe.
During RILs 37th annual general meeting in 2011, Ambani had announced the plan to set up a “world-class, multi-disciplinary university” in Maharashtra. He had also announced the formation of Reliance Foundation.
The university is expected to come up on a 100-acre plot. Courses in science, arts and professional disciplines will be offered. Mukesh Ambanis wife, Nita Ambani, will be heading the project. Nita Ambani is also chairperson of the Dhirubhai Ambani International School, set up in 2003.