Roshni Nadar Malhotra is India’s richest woman with a net worth of Rs 84,330 crore.
Falguni Nair has become India’s richest self-made woman with a net worth of Rs 57,520 crore.
33-year-old Kanika Tekriwal is the youngest self-made rich woman on the list.
New Delhi. Roshni Nadar Malhotra, chairperson of HCL Technologies, is India’s richest woman with a net worth of Rs 84,330 crore. According to the third edition of the ‘Kotak Private Banking Hurun – Leading Wealth Women List’, based on women’s net worth as on 31 December 2021, she has retained this position for the second year in a row.
Nykaa’s Falguni Nair has overtaken Biocon’s Kiran Majumder-Shaw to become India’s richest self-made woman with a net worth of Rs 57,520 crore, reports said.
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According to a report by LiveMint, the press release said that the 2021 edition of India’s Richest Woman has a special focus on women who have established themselves in high positions in the corporate world. 25 new faces made it to the list, who took ₹300 crore as cut-off in 2021 against ₹100 crore in 2020.
Roshni Nadar Malhotra, Chairperson, HCL Technologies.
Kanika Tekriwal is the youngest self-made woman
The key point mentioned in the report is that the average wealth of women has increased to Rs 4,170 crore in 2021, from Rs 2,725 crore in the previous version. Also, JetSetGo’s 33-year-old Kanika Tekriwal is the youngest self-made rich woman on the list. According to the report on the age of these rich women, the current average age of the women on the list has increased by 55 years compared to the previous list. 9 out of 20 women aged 40 and under are self-made.
33-year-old Kanika Tekriwal of Jetsetgo.
Analyzing the sector of wealthy women, it was found that 12 women are associated with drugs. This is followed by 11 related to healthcare and 9 related to women’s consumer goods. Talking about location, 25 women entrepreneurs live in Delhi-NCR. Delhi-NCR has overtaken Mumbai as the preferred housing city.
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Women’s leadership strengthens society
Anas Rehman Junaid, MD and Principal Researcher, Hurun India said, “Women-led wealth creation directly leads to improved employment for women, their families and society at large. If women, who represent 50% of India’s population, join the labor force or wealth creation, it breaks social bonds. And so, the wealth creation stories of women entrepreneurs and professionals imbue us with passion and inspiration for a more inclusive tomorrow, which we strive to achieve with the Kotak Private Banking Hurun Leading Wealth Women List 2021.”
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First Published: July 27, 2022, 16:16 IST