India is home to some of the world’s wealthiest people. According to the latest edition of Fortune India’s list of ‘India’s Richest’, the collective wealth of 142 billionaires based in India is worth a staggering $832 billion (Rs 66.36 trillion).
Mukesh Ambani, the Chairman of Reliance Industries, is the wealthiest Indian with a net worth of $84.5 billion (Rs 6.7 trillion). He is followed by HCL Technologies’ Shiv Nadar ($27.7 billion) and Gautam Adani ($25.2 billion).
The list of India’s billionaires includes a diverse mix of entrepreneurs, industrialists, and business magnates from a variety of sectors. Among them are technology giants such as Azim Premji, founder of Wipro, and Sunil Mittal, founder of Bharti Airtel. Other prominent names include Uday Kotak, founder of Kotak Mahindra Bank, and Dilip Shanghvi, founder of Sun Pharmaceuticals.
The list also includes some of India’s most successful entrepreneurs such as Paytm’s Vijay Shekhar Sharma, Ola’s Bhavish Aggarwal, and Flipkart’s Sachin Bansal. In addition, the list includes some of India’s most successful industrialists such as Adi Godrej, Anand Mahindra, and Gautam Adani.
The collective wealth of India’s billionaires has grown significantly over the past few years. In 2020, the collective wealth of India’s billionaires was estimated to be around $640 billion (Rs 50.3 trillion). This is a growth of nearly 30% in just two years.
The rise in the wealth of India’s billionaires is a testament to the country’s growing economy and the success of its entrepreneurs. It is also a reflection of the hard work and dedication of these individuals, who have been able to build and grow successful businesses in a challenging environment.
The wealth of India’s billionaires is likely to continue to grow in the coming years as the country’s economy continues to expand. This is good news for the country’s economy, as it will create more jobs and generate more wealth for the people of India.