Vantara: An Animal Welfare Project: Here’s all you need to know

Anant Ambani has unveiled ambitious plans for a monumental animal shelter dubbed ‘Vantara Jamnagar in Gujarat. This sprawling 3,000-acre rehabilitation center, operating under the auspices of Reliance Industries and the Reliance Foundation. Now it is set to become a haven for abused, injured, and endangered animals.

Join me on a journey through this groundbreaking endeavor as we discover the marvels it holds for animal conservation and care.

What Vantara Offers

Vantara offers cutting-edge facilities and collaborates with top animal protection organizations like IUCN and WWF.

Vantara Animal Project

Anant Ambani, son of Mukesh Ambani, unveils ‘Vantara,’ a sprawling 3,000-acre animal sanctuary in Gujarat’s Jamnagar. Meet the visionary driving this Reliance initiativ

A state-of-the-art Elephant Rescue Center

It is dedicated to the prolonged survival of endangered elephants. Equipped with advanced shelters, day and night enclosures, hydrotherapy pools, and even a large elephant jacuzzi for arthritis treatment, the center ensures the utmost care for its residents. With a 500-member-strong staff, including veterinarians, nutritionists, and pathologists, Vantara’s Elephant Hospital stands as one of the largest globally.

The Hospital

The hospital, towering at 25,000 meters, is fully equipped with advanced medical facilities, boasting portable X-ray and laser machines, a pharmacy center. The pathology lab, and even a hyperbaric oxygen chamber. Prioritizing personalized care, the center offers Multani-mitti massages and hot oil therapy for elephants, administered by a team of seasoned Ayurveda experts. bounds.

Animal Rescue & Rehabilitation Center

Vantara’s Animal Rescue & Rehabilitation Center, overseen by a team of 2,100 staff members. It  provides sanctuary for over 200 leopards recuperating from accidents or threats of poaching. Additionally, the center has successfully rescued more than 1,000 crocodiles from overcrowded facilities in Tamil Nadu. In total, Vantara has rehabilitated over 2,000 animals spanning 43 different species, encompassing elephants, large felines, herbivores, and reptiles

Meet The Visionary Behind Vantara

Introducing the driving force behind Vantara: Anant Ambani. As a Director on the boards of RIL and Reliance Foundation, Anant Ambani is the mastermind behind Vantara. With a fervent dedication to wildlife conservation and sustainable energy, he also spearheads Reliance’s renewable energy initiative in Jamnagar, aimed at achieving Net Carbon Zero for the company by 2035


As we traverse the paths of Vantara, we witness not just a sanctuary for animals but a beacon of hope for future generations. It’s a testament to what humanity can achieve when compassion and innovation converge. So, join me as we embark on this unforgettable journey through the realms of Vantara, where every paw print tells a story of resilience, compassion, and hope.


Namaste! I am Om. I am a licensed Tourist Guide ( Approved by Ministry of Tourism, Government of India), I’m originally from Varanasi. Now, I am living in Rishikesh. I set up this blog to share my tips and experiences for traveling to inspire and help you to travel more. Hari Om

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