Top 5 Richest Business Women of India 2016


To be a yearning and talented lady in India is a troublesome dream to bring through. In India, the part of a lady is so unequivocally settled in the convention that numerous think that itis difficult to break free of it. In this way, Indian ladies have long been attempting to affirm themselves in positions of Forbes. While progressions are being made, and some solid female Indian voices are crusading for change, today just 5 of the main 100 wealthiest Indians are ladies.

In spite of the fact that it’s important that stand out of the ladies in our rundown is ‘independent’ as per Forbes. In any case, as is investigated beneath, the ladies who were conceived or wedded into riches have ensured that their voices resound in the public arena by supporting sexual orientation uniformity crusades and foundations, possessing political parts, accomplishing influential occupations in the media, or getting included in human rights and expressions of the human experience. The richest ladies of India according to Forbes Magazine are listed below, who have maintained their position not only by earning money but also by helping the nation in developing and fighting for justice.

5. Shobhana Bhartia

Shobhana Bhartia

In the wake of moving on from Calcutta University, Shobhana Bhartia emulated her dad’s example to the distributed business. Living in Delhi, she runs the radical communications organization, Hindustan Times Media, which distributes the English and Hindi forms of the Hindustan. She acquired the Hindustan Times Group from her dad and had continued to run it. She includes on Forbes’ ‘Asia’s most active representative to watch’ and was recompensed the title of India’s ‘Media Person Of The Year’ for 2013 by the International Advertising Association. She was also selected as the Member of the Rajya Sabha.

4. Kiran Mazumdar Shaw

Kiran Mazumdar Shaw

This Self made woman who is now 60 years old is the founder of Biocoin, which produces and sells affordable medication for the treatment of chronic diseases at a much cheaper rates, which is otherwise very expensive. She is not only helping in developing the medical zone of the nation but is also helping the country by donating money. Since 2005, Kiran has donated $33 million worth for the development in infrastructure, aid, research etc. to her hospital and to other human causes. She has definitely made her name in the history of Indian Medical.

3. Anu Aga

Anu Aga

Her career started at her own house. Anu who is 71 years old and is running an engineering company, Thermax, which she, along with her husband, acquired it from her father; and after her husband’s death she is been running it all alone. She retired in 2004, but she remained as the Director on the Thermax Board, which made her take important decisions and helped the company gain world recognition. She has played a major role in the development of Education for kids and in slums and has also stood up for gender equality. Because of her social role, she has been a member in the Rajya Sabha since 2002.

2. Indu Jain

Indu Jain

She is the chairperson of Bennett Coleman and Company. Her skills and talent has given a new face to the company. She is also the founder of the Times foundation who works for the social Welfare of the country and promotes education, gender equality and development. She is also the founder and president of the Ladies Wing of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI). She also respect culture and arts and has a seat in Bhartiya Janapith Trust, which is a Literary and Research Organization that protects the Indian Literature and give rewards to the most amazing writers.

1. Savitri Jindal

Savitri Jindal

She is the richest woman of the country and also the fourteenth richest person of the country. She is the non-existent chairperson of the Jindal Group and after her husband’s demise; her sons took over the business. Savitri has a great influence on Politics as well, and she is the minister of Urban Local bodies with the Haryana State Congress Party.

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