June, 1998 : Leading business magazine, Business Barons placed Dhirubhai Ambani in its list of ‘India’s 25 Most Influential Business and Financial Leaders’.
June, 1998 : Chosen as â€˜Star of Asiaâ€™ by Business Week, USA.
June, 1998 : Awarded the Dean’s Medal by the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania for setting an outstanding example of leadership.
October, 1998 : Dhirubhai Ambani is the only Indian industrialist to feature in the ‘Business Hall of Fame’ in Asiaweek.
July, 1999 : Declared as the ‘Most Admired Indian Business Leader’ by The Times of India
August, 1999 : Placed amongst ‘The Power 50 – India’s 50 most powerful decision-makers in Politics, Business & Finance‘, Business Barons.
December,1999 :Voted as ‘Indian Businessman of the Century’ in Business Barons Global Multimedia Poll.
December, 1999 : Chosen by the Indian Merchants Chamber as ‘An Outstanding Visionary of the 20th Century’ in recognition of his unique achievements and contribution in the development of industry and capital markets in India.
January, 2000 : Voted as ‘Creator of Wealth of the Centuryâ€™ in The Times of India poll.
January, 2000 : Voted the most admired Indian of the millennium in the field of Business & Economics in ‘Legends – A Celebration of Excellence’ poll audited by Ernest & Young for Zee Network.
January, 2000 : Chosen as one of the three ‘makers of equity’ by India Today in its special millennium issue ‘100 People Who Shaped India in the 20th Century’.
March, 2000 : Indian Entrepreneur of the 20th Century’ award by FICCI, for his meticulous scripting of one of the most remarkable stories of business endeavor of the 20th Century.
November, 2000 : ‘Man of the Century’ award by Chemtech Foundation and Chemical Engineering World for his contribution to the growth and development of the Indian chemical industry.
August, 2001 : The Economic Times Award for Corporate Excellence and Lifetime Achievement.
February, 2002 : Conferred the Lifetime Achievement Award by India HRD Congress.