Reliance Foundation

Act III: Letters of inexplicable intent

Facts, unfortunately, come in the way of the narrative by HRD Minister and his officials that the non-existent Jio Institute and the long-running five other institutions of distinction chosen for Institute of Eminence tag have been treated differently

Act II: Policy makers and protagonists

The presentation made by the Reliance Foundation’s Jio Institute was led by Mr Mukesh Ambani and his Adviser, Mr Vinay Sheel Oberoi, a 1979 batch IAS officer who had retired in 2017 as Secretary in the HRD Ministry, under which the UGC operates and the one that appointed the Empowered Experts Committee which selected the Institutions of Eminence.