अगर आप सपने देखोगे नहीं,
तो सपने पूरे कैसे होंगे
If you do not dream, then how will your dreams come true?
Propeling Vedanta with dreams
The Chairman and founder of the leading natural resources conglomerate Vedanta Resources Limited, and also Chairman of the Anil Agarwal Foundation - the philanthropic arm of Vedanta created to implement his vision of doing good to society.
Tracing the roots of humble beginnings
The story of Anil Agarwal is one of a dreamer who made his dreams come true through sheer hard work and determination.
Born in a small village in India, Anil Agarwal did not let his humble beginnings limit his achievements.
At the age of 19, he left home with a tiffin box, bedding, and dreams in his eyes for Mumbai, the City of Dreams. He was set on carving his own niche in the rich history of the city by starting his own company.
In his initial years, he tried his luck with nine different businesses, but all failed, and he was struggling to make ends meet. With the trademark determination that has been his hallmark throughout his life, he started his tenth attempt.
When his latest venture of cable production picked up pace, he never looked back – quickly expanding into manufacturing of copper and aluminium, and giving birth to the behemoth that it is today - Vedanta.
His journey from being a metal trader to one of the top global leaders is an inspiration.
Anil Agarwal Foundation
The umbrella entity of Vedanta's social impact initiatives is built on a mission to create strong and resilient communities in India. The Anil Agarwal Foundation has rolled out a plan to invest INR 5000 crore over the next 5 years in social impact projects with a focus on healthcare, nutrition, women and child development, animal welfare and grassroots level sports, with a strong focus on disadvantaged women and children and the elimination of hunger, so that “no one goes hungry to bed”.
Anil Agarwal is the guiding force behind Vedanta’s Project - Nand Ghar
Nand Ghar has transformed the lives of more than 17 million Indians in the last five years through interventions in education, health, nutrition and women empowerment. Nand Ghars are designed to be a hub for change within communities. Mr. Agarwal dreams of harnessing the power of renewables, digitalisation, and technology to positively impact 80 million children and 20 million women through the Nand Ghar program.
Fuelling the leaders of tomorrow with passion & motivation
Empowering today's youth to become tomorrow's leaders is one of Mr Agarwal’s greatest passions. He regularly mentors and guides entrepreneurs on how to succeed in their ventures. He enjoys interacting with students from across the world and encourages the youth to work hard and shoot for the stars.