India’s wealthiest women!

 wealthiest Indian women

Hurun Report India, in collaboration with Kotak Private Banking, launched a list on 27th July of the wealthiest women in India. HCL Technologies’ employee Roshni Nadar Malhotra leads the list. She is the only child of billionaire industrialist Shiv Nadar. She is ranked as the 54th most powerful woman on the Forbes World’s 100 Most Powerful Women list. As per the Hurun report, her wealth climbed 54% in 2021 to reach Rs 84,330 crores. 

The second female on this like is Falguni Nayar, Founder of Nykaa. Her wealth grew 963% in 2021 as we witnessed the successful Nykaa IPO. Her wealth is Rs 57,250 crores. She is also the richest Indian self-made woman and the tenth richest self-made woman in the world. Kiran Mazumdar Shaw, Biocon’s chief, was third on the list with a wealth of Rs 29,030 crores. Her wealth dropped by 21% in 2021. 

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Wealthiest women in India

After the top 3, the other women in the top 10 list are:-

    4) Nilima Motaparti (Divi’s Laboratories)- Rs 28,180 crores.

    5) Radha Vembu (Zoho)- Rs 26,260 crores.

    6) Leena Gandhi Tewari (USV Pvt Ltd.)- Rs 24,280 crores.

    7) Anu Aga and Meher Pudumjee (Thermax)- Rs 14,530 crores.

    8) Neha Narkhede (Confluent) – Rs 13,380 crores.

    9) Vandana Lal (Dr Lal PathLab)- Rs 6,810 crores.

    10) Renu Munjal (Hero Fincorp)- Rs 6,620 crores.

As per the Kotak-Hurun list, they have showcased the 100 richest women in India. As per their statistics, 25% of the women are new entrants to the list. The total wealth of all women featured in the list tripled in 2021. The cut-off threshold was also increased from Rs 100 crores to Rs 300 crores.

As far as the cities are concerned, 25 women stay in Delhi/NCR, 21 in Mumbai and 12 in Hyderabad. The average age of women on this list is 55. The list also has eight startup founders, with Divya Gokulnath of Byju’s leading the startup founders at 36th position with a wealth of Rs 4,550 crores. Three professional managers are also on the list, with Indra Nooyi of Pepsico at the top with a wealth of Rs 5,040 crores. The pharma industry has 12 women on the list, the healthcare industry has 11 women, and the consumer goods industry has nine women on the list.

Women are leading in business now, and these top 100 women are the wealthiest in India. This list includes entrepreneurs, heiresses, start-up founders, professional managers, etc. Also, the list has women from many industries, with pharmaceutical, healthcare and consumer goods at the top. The wealthiest women in India stay in Delhi/NCR, Mumbai and Hyderabad, among other cities. 

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