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Anil Agarwal: Reinvention Of A Mining Baron

After years of misfortune and false starts in mining business, the Vedanta Group is all set to transform itself with a new business stream. The company has tied up with world leader Foxconn to set up a semiconductor factory in Gujarat

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Patna-born Anil Agarwal, the chairman of Vedanta Resources Ltd, has reinvented himself several times in his four-decade-long entrepreneurial career. Having started his career as a scrap metal trader in the 1970s, Agarwal is used to facing challenges and has survived long years of misfortune in business, only to rise from the ashes with a new business stream.