Time definitely changes and yes it changes for the better always! The same implies to women entrepreneurs in India. Women in India are slowly, yet surely raising their women power. The number of women entrepreneurs entering the business arena is increasing day by day.
Here, we give you the list of those ten women who have no competition when it comes to their net worth. Yes, you guessed it right, the top 10 richest women in India.
1) Savitri Jindal
The Chairperson of O.P. Jindal Group, Savitri Jindal has a net worth of USD 5.2 billion. In India, she is the 16th richest person and also possess a global rank of 453.
2) Indu Jain
Indu is the Chairperson of the media conglomerate Bennett Coleman & Co which publishes the largest daily newspapers, The Times Of India, The Economic Times and the world’s biggest financial newspaper The Wall Street Journal.
She has a global rank of 549 and a net worth of $3.1 billion.
3) Smita Crishna Godrej
Having a net worth of $2.2 billion, she stands at the 810th position in the world. Two years ago, she was in the news when she bought a heritage home worth $60 million which once belonged to India’s atomic energy pioneer Homi Bhabha.
4) Leena Tewari
She is now ranked as the 46th richest Indian. She is the chairperson of privately owned Indian generics maker USV, known for its drugs for diabetes and cardiovascular diseases. Her husband Prashant is the MD of USV. She is also the author of “Pipes and Dreams” which is a biography of her grandfather.
5) Anuradha Vinod Gupta
Gupta is the 74th richest person in the India and 1577th in the world. She has assets worth $1.1 billion.
6) Kiran Mazumdar Shaw
She is the Chairperson and Managing Director of Bengaluru based company Biocon. Her net worth is $994 million. She is the 85th most powerful women in India according to Forbes.
7) Anu Aga
Anu is the Chairperson of Thermax Ltd. This is an energy and environment engineering company from 1996 to 2004.
Her net worth is around $790 million. She is ranked 94th as the richest person in India.
8) Shobhana Bhartia
Ms. Bhartia is the Chairperson and Editorial Director of The Hindustan Times Media Group. She holds a net worth of $645 million and is ranked 97th in India.
9) Vidya Murkumbi
Vidya and her son Narendra Murkumbi together have assets worth $490 million. They own Shree Renuka Sugars, which is the fastest growing sugar company in the country. Vidya was also ranked 93rd richest person in India.
10) Kaveri Kalanithi
She is the Managing Director of Sun TV Network. Kaveri is one of the highest paid business women in India as she takes away a compensation package of around $11 million.
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