HCL CEO, Roshni Nadar the Richest among Indian Women

HCL CEO, Roshni Nadar the Richest among Indian Women

Roshni Nadar Malhotra (net worth Rs 54,850 crore), Chairperson of HCL Technologies, is the wealthiest woman in India according to a Kotak and Hurun report.


The 2nd edition of 'Kotak Wealth Hurun - Leading Wealthy Women' - a compilation of the wealthiest women in India was announced yesterday by Kotak Wealth Management - a division of Kotak Mahindra Bank (Kotak), and Hurun India. 


Nadar is followed by Biocon Chairperson, Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw (with a net worth of 36,600 crore) the wealthiest self-made woman on the list and USV Chairperson Leena Gandhi Tewari (net worth of Rs 21,340 crore). 


The report is a data-driven attempt to understand wealth creation among Indian women and celebrate the success of the top 100 entrepreneurs, professionals and businesswomen in India. The average wealth of the women on this list is about INR 2,725 crore. The threshold for the ranking is INR 100 crore. 


Oisharya Das, CEO - Wealth Management, Kotak Mahindra Bank said, "One of the defining developments over the last couple of decades is the giant strides that women have taken as wealth creators. The Kotak Wealth Hurun- Leading Wealthy Women 2020 report reveals an interesting and inspiring trend of more and more trailblazing women leading the way and scripting success stories across a wide variety of industries and encompassing cities & towns pan India. For India to achieve its aspirational target to be a US$5 trillion economy by 2025, women will continue to play a crucial role as wealth creators in order to achieve that goal." 


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