Gautam Shantilal Adani
|Born ( Age )
||24 June 1962 ( 58 Years )
||Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
||Started Bachelors in Commerce (Dropped Out in 2nd Year)
|Wife ( Spous)
||Son ( Karan Adani , Jeet Adani )
||Vinod Adani , Shantilal Adani
||Businessman ( Chairman, Founder of Adani Group )
Gautam Shantilal Adani is an Indian billionaire industrialist who is that the chairman and founding father of the Adani Group an Ahmedabad-based multinational conglomerate involved in port development and operations in India. Adani is that the president of the Adani Foundation, which is primarily led by his wife, Priti Adani.
Early life and Family - Gautam Adani was born on 24 June 1962 during a Jain family to Shantilal and Shanti Adani in Ahmedabad, Gujarat.He has 7 siblings and his parents had migrated from the town of Tharad within the northern a part of Gujarat. His father was a textile merchant.He was educated at Sheth Chimanlal Nagindas Vidyalaya school in Ahmedabad. He enrolled during a baccalaureate in commerce at Gujarat University, but dropped out after the second year. Adani was keen on business, but not his father's textile business.Gautam Adani is married to Priti Adani.
Business Career of Gautam Adani - In 1978, as an adolescent , Adani moved to Mumbai to figure as a diamond sorter for Mahendra Brothers. He worked there for 2-3 years before establishing his own diamond brokerage at Zaveri Bazaar, Mumbai.
In 1981, his elder brother Mansukhbhai Adani bought a plastics unit in Ahmedabad and invited him to manage the operations. This venture clothed to be Adani's gateway to global trading through PVC (PVC) imports.
In 1985, he started importing primary polymers for small-scale industries. In 1988, Adani established Adani Exports Limited, now referred to as Adani Enterprises Limited – the company of the Adani Group. Originally, the corporate dealt in agricultural and power commodities.
In 1991, the economic liberalization policies clothed to be favorable for his company and he started expanding the companies into trading of metals, textiles, and agro products.
In 1994, the govt of Gujarat announced managerial outsourcing of the Mundra Port and in 1995, Adani got the contract.
In 1995, he found out the primary jetty. Originally operated by Mundra Port & Special Economic Zone, the operations were transferred to Adani Ports & SEZ Limited (APSEZ). Today, the corporate is that the largest private multi-port operator. Mundra Port is that the largest private sector port in India, with the capacity of handling on the brink of 210 million plenty of cargo once a year .
In 1996, the facility business arm of the Adani Group – Adani Power Limited was founded by Adani. Adani Power holds thermal power plants with a capacity of 4620 MW, the most important private thermal power producer of the country.
In 2006, Adani entered the facility generation business. From 2009 to 2012, he acquired Abbot Point Port in Australia and Carmichael Coal in Queensland.
In May 2020, Adani won the world's largest solar bid by the solar power Corporation of India (SECI) worth $6 billion. The 8000 MW photovoltaic power station project are going to be haunted by Adani Green; and Adani Solar will establish 2000MW of additional photovoltaic cell and module manufacturing capacity.