Reliance Industries will broadcast its annual shareholder meeting on a virtual reality platform as well as five social media platforms simultaneously on August 29, marking another step forward in digitally connecting people for its AGM.
According to sources, Mukesh Ambani, Chairman and Managing Director of Reliance Industries, will virtually address shareholders at the 45th annual general meeting on Monday afternoon in the immersive and interactive 3D world of metaverse.
First companies in the world to do so
It will be one of the first companies in the world to hold its annual general meeting (AGM) in virtual reality while also live streaming it on five leading social media platforms, in addition to the official JioMeet broadcast.
Powered by GMetri, the Reliance AGM virtual reality (VR) platform is designed for a user to virtually walk through a lounge, and explore business-wise highlights of the company’s annual report 2021-22 in an interactive manner by entering and exiting different virtual rooms.
GMetri is a no-code XR platform that makes it simple for businesses to create, share, and track training modules, online stores, product showcases, and immersive tours.
Augmented Reality (AR), Virtual Reality (VR), Mixed Reality (MR), and everything in between are all referred to as Extended Reality (XR).
According to sources, everyone can enjoy the immersive experience on commonly used mobile or desktop screens, though specialised 3D VR eye-wear can greatly enhance the experience.
Furthermore, Reliance will add two more social media platforms – Koo and Instagram – to its list of digital avenues to broadcast its AGM live to digital viewers this year. It will be available for live viewing on
YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter beginning at 1400 hrs on August 29.
Reliance activated its WhatsApp Chatbot for its 45th AGM
Reliance has also activated its 7977111111 WhatsApp Chatbot for its 45th AGM, allowing anyone to easily discover the dates, processes, and other information surrounding the AGM.
The chatbot, which can be activated by sending a simple ‘hi’ message to the given number, assists users in locating information such as the date and time of the AGM, how to watch it live, how a shareholder can vote or ask questions, and so on.
All this takes place in a conversational manner within the familiar WhatsApp environment that encourages greater user engagement, they said adding at the time of last AGM in June 2021, the chatbot handled over a lakh queries successfully with a high degree of accuracy.