Jio-Facebook deal: Facebook buys 9.99% shares in Reliance Jio for Rs.43574 crores

Reliance Industries Jio Platforms at Rs 43,574 crore making it the largest FDI for minority funding in India. Jio Platforms is a completely-owned subsidiary of Reliance Industries Limited that works on digital apps, digital ecosystems and the cell service.
Facebook has announced the investment of Rs 43754 crore in Jio Platform Limited on Wednesday. Facebook will have 9.99 percent stake in Jio Platforms and will be the largest minority shareholder.

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Their partnership would be a dramatic transformation in the country. This relationship between Facebook and Jio will fulfil Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Digital India’ Mission with its two ambitious goals -‘Ease of Living’ and ‘Ease of Doing Business’.

Mukesh Ambani, the Chairman and Managing Director, Reliance Industries Ltd exclaimed that after the period of Corona, he is confident of India‘s economic recovery with a short span of time. This partnership will make an important contribution to the transformation.
Facebook has further added that their ultimate aim is to allow new possibilities for companies of all sizes, however especially for the greater than 60 million small groups throughout India.

They account for the majority of jobs inside the united states of America, and shape the coronary heart and soul of rural and concrete communities alike. 
At the equal time, Facebook and Reliance have additionally agreed to let Reliance Retail use WhatsApp as part of its ‘New Commerce’ commercial enterprise, riding on JioMart platform.Jio Platforms, Reliance Retail and WhatsApp have also entered right into a industrial partnership agreement to in addition boost up Reliance Retail’s New Commerce business on the JioMart platform the usage of WhatsApp and to support small organizations on WhatsApp.

This is the most important funding for a minority stake by a technology agency everywhere within the global and the largest FDI within the era quarter in India. Further, the deal values Reliance Jio as one of the five largest corporations in India by market capitalisation.

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