Top 10 Richest Women in India
After the USA and China, our country India has the 3rd highest number of billionaires worldwide. The country has surpassed country Germany to reach third place among nations with the largest number of billionaires in the year 2021 with 140 billionaires.
Women are becoming and rising up the percentage of billionaires. Women are making significant progress in the corporate sector, despite the fact that none of the top 10 richest persons in the world are female. Here is the list of the top 10 wealthiest women in India:
1. Savitri Jindal
Savitri Jindal is the wealthiest woman in our country and the former chairperson of the OP Jindal Group. She gained control of the Jindal business after her spouse, OP Jindal, passed away in the year 2005. Savitri is now the wealthiest woman in Asia after the Jindal Group's income and revenues increased by 4 times under her management.
Savitri had a successful political career as well. Savitri Jindal was chosen to represent the Hisar seat in the Haryana Vidhan Sabha in the year 2005 after the demise of her spouse. She is now a member of the Indian National Congress party.
2. Roshni Nadar Malhotra
Roshni Nadar Malhotra, the present CEO (Chief Executive Officer) of the HCL Corporation, is one of the richest women in India. Apart from being the CEO of HCL company, she is also the chairperson of HCL Technologies, The Habitats Trust's Founder and Trustee, as well as the Shiv Nadar Foundation's Trustee. She acquired her bachelor's degree from Northwestern University in the major "Communications" and her master's from the Kellogg School of Management. Due to her outstanding achievements in the commercial and charitable worlds, Roshni has received several awards and honors. In the year 2021, Forbes published a list of "The World's 100 Most Powerful Women" that included her.
3. Falguni Nayar
Falguni Nayar is indeed a Gujarati from heart and soul as she was born in Gujarat and was raised in a business family in Bombay. She started working for A.F. Ferguson & Co. after completing her education at IIM Ahmedabad. After joining Kotak Mahindra Bank in the year 1993, she worked there for over 18 years.
From 2005 until 2012, she held the position of MD- Managing Director of the bank. She left the bank and founded Nykaa in the year 2012, which paved the way for her commercial success. With a rich portfolio of greater than 1500 firms, she has today successfully built a beauty and leisure empire.
4. Kiran Mazumdar Shaw
As the founder and executive chairperson of the biotech enterprise Biocon, she is one of the most recognizable billionaires in India. In an Indian garage, she founded her business in the year 1978. She is now in the top ten wealthiest women in India because of her vast enterprise.
With the goal of providing millions of people throughout the world with cheap access to medications, Biocon has seen tremendous success under her guidance. Additionally, she serves as the Lead Independent Director for "Infosys", a Signatory for "The Giving Pledge", as well as a Board Member for "United Breweries".
5. Nilima Motaparti
Nilima Mohapatra, the director of "Divi Laboratories", is ranked among the top ranking of billionaire women since she holds a stake in the business of 20.34%. In the year 2012, Nilima started working for her father, the legendary pharma executive Murali Krishna Prasad Divi. As the organization's Director, she oversees all areas of Corporate Finance, Material Sourcing and Procurement, and Investor Relations.
Nilima is a graduate of India's Gitam Institute of Foreign Trade. In terms of planning, funding, and material requirements, she has more than 5 years of worldwide expertise. In addition, she serves on the boards of ten additional companies.
6. Radha Vembu
With a net worth of ₹ 26,260 crores Radha Vembu is one of the top-earning Indian women. In the year 1972, Chennai, Radha Vembu was born. She earned a degree in the major industrial management in the year 1997 after graduating from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras. She was a co-founder of Zoho Corporation and established the company in the year 1996 which was previously called as AdvenNet.
At the moment, Zoho serves more than 60 million monthly active users and has 12 branches spread across 9 nations. Both the real estate company "Highland Valley Corporation" and the agricultural NGO "Janaki Hi-Tech Agro" have Radha as their director.
7. Leena Gandhi Tewari
Leena is the chairman of USV, a global biotech and pharmaceutical corporation that aims to provide top-notch medical services. To USVShe has significantly contributed to the USV's overall operations and management.
She studied at Boston University for a Master's in Business Administration after receiving an undergraduate degree from the University of Mumbai. On her grandpa Vithal Balkrishna Gandhi, she has published a biography titled "Beyond Pipes and Dreams." She also participates in a variety of humanitarian endeavors.
8. Anu Aga and Meher Pudumjee
Anu Aga is a well-known billionaire entrepreneur in India and social activist who served as Thermax Ltd.'s former chairperson. Her wealth comes from Thermax. She acquired leadership of the company in the year 1985 and her husband passed away from a heart attack in the year 1996, then she took the helm.
She left her job in the year 2004 and all the duties were assigned to Meher Pudumjee, her daughter, a chemical engineer with education and training from the UK who allows appointed executives and other staff to administer Thermax.
9. Neha Narkhede
Neha Narkhede is a well-known technology businesswoman who is both Indian and American. She is also the co-founder and former CTO of Confluent, a top provider of streaming data technologies. Neha Narkhede was born and brought up in Pune, Maharashtra.
She graduated with a bachelor's degree in science and engineering from SCTR's Pune Institute of Computer Technology institution. She worked as a software developer at LinkedIn after commencing her career at Oracle. She founded Confluent in the year 2014 with the help of two former coworkers at LinkedIn.
10. Renu Munjal
Hero Fincorp, an Indian non-banking financial organization, Renu Munjal is a managing director of the company. Renu also holds the position of Director on the "Easy Bill Board". Renu Munjal is a former executive director of "Hero MotoCorp", the largest two-wheeler manufacturer in India.
Renu Munjal actively participates in initiatives aimed at empowering women. She is not just one of India's wealthiest women, but also a prominent philanthropist. She gave Rs 17 crore to the cause of education in the year 2020.
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