Anant Ambani, Karan Adani on Maha Economic Advisory Council

Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani’s son Anant Ambani and Adani Group Chairman Gautam Adani’s son Karan Adani have been appointed as members of the Maharashtra Economic Advisory Council (EAC).

According to the prime minister’s office (CMO), Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani’s son Anant Ambani and Adani Group Chairman Gautam Adani’s son Karan Adani have been appointed as members of the Economic Advisory Council (EAC) from Maharashtra.

Ambani will represent the power sector, while Adani will represent ports and special economic zones, the Office of the Chief Minister said. The council will be headed by Tata Sons Chairman N Chandrasekaran.

“The CMO said Reliance Industries Limited CEO Anant Ambani will represent the energy sector, while Adani Port CEO Karan Adani will represent ports and special economic zones,” Hindustan Times reported.

Other members include Hindustan Unilever Limited Chairman and Managing Director Sanjeev Mehta (FMCG), Bain Capital Managing Director Amit Chandra (private industries equity), former National Stock Exchange CEO Vikram Limaye (banking ), the CEO of Larsen and Toubro. Officer & CEO S N Subramanian (Engineering), CEO Sun Pharma (Pharmaceuticals) Dilip Sanghvi, CEO Mahindra & Mahindra Anish Shah and CEO Badve Engineering Shrikant Badve (Manufacturing).

“EAC will play a key role in achieving the goal of a $1 trillion economy. It will function as a private investigative body with a focus on issues related to agriculture, banking, engineering and education, among others,” Deputy Chief State Minister Devendra Fadnavis told the legislative council on Thursday.

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