Wednesday, 3 April 2013

Gautam Adani of Adani Group

Indian Entrepreneur and Self Made Billionaire Gautam Adani, 46, is the Chairman of the Adani Group, one of the top diversified conglomerates of India. According to Forbes’ 2009 Gautam Adani has the net worth of $ 1.6 Billion.
Gautam Adani was born on the 24th of June, year 1962 in Ahmedabad. Adani a college dropout, was only in his teenswhen he came to Mumbai where he got the job of a diamond sorter. After some time, he started a diamond brokeragebusiness.
In the early 80s he returned to Ahemedabad to enter theplastic business. After that Adani began to import PVC. (a raw material required for manufacturing of plastics). This is when he ventured into global trading. Economic liberalisation in India had a positive impact on his business. In the late 90s Gautam Adani diversified into infrastructure.
Today Adani Group has transformed into a multi billion dollarbusinees empire. Gautam Adani’s Business Interests include the following: Power, Infrastructure, Trading, Power, Energy Logistics, SEZs, and Oil and Gas Exploration. Gautam Adani is the man behind Mundra Port, the largest private sector port in India.
Adani Foundation, started in 1996, manages the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities of the Adani Group. The foundation is involved in various activities such as rural developmemt, education, and health.

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