India is among richest country globally with an economy index rate of 7.5. They are several business people in the country who worth billions of dollars rich.These people have not only made their own name in the state but also they have made their country full of pride by growing the economy of its own. Their are spread out in almost all fields including literature, technology, and science and in business. Many of them have become famed worldwide as a result of sharp business sense and phenomenal success internationally. Following is a belief description of top 10 richest business people in the world.
List of Top 10 Richest Business Men In India in 2017
10. Kumar Birla
He owns Birla group and is counted among richest people in nation for year 2017, taking his company to a new high level since he was elected. Indian cellular is part of this group and which increases revenue day by day. Having value of $7.8 Billion, he is among richest people in India. Also he is a chancellor of Birla Institute of Technology & Science. He was born in Mumbai, Maharashtra on June, 14, 1967. Neerja Birla is her loving wife and their have 3 children.
9. Cyrus Poonawala
He is chairman of Serum Institute Company of biotechnological scope. It is known for pediatric vaccines formulation. The company has turnover of above 1.3 billion dollar annually. In 2016 he rose to rank number 9 country wide with about $7.9billion. He was born in Pune, India on 1945, went to Brihan Maharashtra College of Commerce in The Bishop School. Married to Villoo Poonawalla in 2010 and their have been blessed with one son Adar Poonawalla. In 2005 Indian Government awarded him with Padma Shri for his contribution to field of medicine. He is ranked at number 10 in richest people in the country and 129 globally.
8. Lakshmi Mittal
He owns steel manufacturing company which has rumors that it has loss almost 41 billion in past years. With value of over 11.2 Billion he is ranked in position 8 and 88 in richest person internationally. He is born on June 15, 1950 in Sadulpur, Rajasthan but went to live in London, United Kingdom. He is CEO and chairman of ArcelorMittal owning 38% of this company and hold 34% stake in Queens Park Rangers F.C. Mittal was ranked among richest Hindu and Asian people in Europe in 2007, and 8 wealthiest man in Britain even thou he doesn’t have citizenship. In October 2013 Forbes estimated said he wealth of US $16 billion.
7. Godrej Family
In India, Godrej is most trusted brands that have been in market for 117 years. It is running by 7 members of Godrej Family which are known to be richest persons in India. It was ranked at position 7 in 2016, with around $11.4 Billion. It started as real estate, industrial engineering, consumer products, furniture, appliances, agriculture products and security. In 2014 their had a price of $11.6bn. The family have announced plans to develop over three million square feet by 2017 with internal joint venture composed of Godrej Properties and industries. They have preserved 1,750 acres of mangrove swamps within estate.
6. Shiv Nadar
He is among biggest billionaire who is a co-founder of Shiv Nadar and HCL foundation, well known as philanthropist and industrialist. His rise to success has increased demands in computer software and Hardware Company with about $12.9 Billion. He was born in Moolaipozhi, Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu on July 14, 1945. In 2008, Panma Bhushan awarded him for his effort in IT industry.
He is a chairman of Shapoorji Pallonji Group known as one of the most popular and reputed construction companies. An Irish tycoon has a worth of $14.7 billion, ranking at position 55 in richest people in world. He was born on 1929 in Malabar Hill, South Mumbai. . In September this year, Forbes estimated his wealth to US$16.9bn with stakeholders of 18.4% in Tata Sons. Also he is a former chairman of Associate Cement Companies. In 2003, Pallonji gave up Indian citizenship to attain Irish citizenship. He is married and has four beautiful children. He is one amongst the Top 10 Richest Business Men In India 2017.
4. Hinduja Brothers
Hinduja Group is a 90 years old company running under 4 brothers. It includes Gulf Oil Corporation Ltd, Tech Ltd and many others. With a worth of $14.8 billion, their are best in market. It is under Conglomerate Company Indian headquartered in London, United Kingdom. Originally it was found in 1914 by Parmanand Deepchand Hinduja. They are unique with their dressing and are all devout Hindu and also vegetarians. Srichand is the chairman bringing it to largest diversified group internationally. In 2014, this group was named one of richest men in Britain with value of about US$20 billion. In The Asian Awards 2015, their were honored with Business Leader of Year Award.
The philanthropist, business tycoon and an investor, is a founder of Wipro Technologies which is well known IT companies in India. He is positioned 3rd richest people with worth of $15.9 billion. in 2010, Azim was voted among 20 most powerful men globally by Asiaweek, also listed among 100 influential people by Time Magazine in 2004 and 2011. He owns 73% of Wipro and private equity fund managing $2 billion personal collection. In 2013, he gave 20% of his wealth to charity and promised to give 25% in next 5 years.
2. Dilip Shanghvi
He is well-known businessman and one of richest man in nation with a value of about $18 billion. Dilip is a managing director and founder of Sun Pharmaceuticals which is one of most valuable drug industries in the country. He was born in Amreli, Gujarat on 1 October 1955. His government awarded him for civilian honor of Padma Shri this year. Originally, he started his company with capital of $10,000 in 1982 at Vapi.
He has a worth net of $19.1 billion, been one of most popular tycoon in India. One of finest businessman is a stakeholder of Reliance Company. Mukesh was born on April 19, 1957 in Aden, but lives in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. According to China’s Hurun Research Institute, he was ranked number 5 among India’s philanthropists.
These above are the Top 10 Richest Business Men In India 2017. Above business people have greatly contributed to overall economic growth of India. This has been achieved through vast investment all over and outside country. As such, they have not only created a source of livelihood for many people, but also lead to balance of trade with other countries.