6 Indian billionaire women featured in Forbes rich list

In the recently released 2019's Forbes list of the richest people, Six Indian women have been featured. Among the Indian women billionaires on the Forbes list, Savitri Jindal and family is the highest ranked followed by Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw.

Savitri Jindal

Savitri Jindal, the chairperson of Jindal Group has a net worth of $ 5.9 billion, according to Forbes.

She is ranked at 290 on the 2019 Forbes list of richest people.

The Jindal group, whose interests include steel, power, cement and infrastructure are managed by the four sons of late founder OP Jindal.


Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw

Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw founder of India's largest biopharmaceutical firm has an estimated networth of $ 3.5 billion, Forbes said.

India's richest self-made woman was ranked at 617 in the list.
Biocon became the first company to gain approval from the USFDA for two different biosimilars of drugs used in certain cancer treatments.

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Vinod Rai Gupta

Vinod Rai Gupta along with her son have a 40 per cent stake in Havells India.

Her net worth is $ 2.8 billion and she's ranked at 804 in the rich list.

Havells was founded by Vinod's late husband Qimat Rai Gupta in 1958 as an electricals trading business.


Smita Crishna-Godrej

Smita Crishna-Godrej has a one-fifth stake in the Godrej family and has a net worth of $ 2.7 billion.

She is ranked 838 in the Forbes list of richest people.


Leena Tiwari

Leena Tiwari is the chairperson of USV India.

Her net worth is $ 1.9 billion and she's ranked 1227 on the Forbes list. 

USV specializes in diabetic and cardiovascular drugs, with a portfolio that spans biosimilar drugs, injectables and active pharmaceutical ingredients.

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Anu Aga

Anu Aga has a 62 per cent stake in the engineering company Thermax.

Her net worth is $ 1.1 billion and she is ranked 1941 on the rich list.

Anu started working at Thermax in 1985 when it was run by her husband and took the helm in 1996 after he died of a heart attack.

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