Roshni Nadar Malhotra: Roshni Richest Woman With Rs.84,000 Crore | India Business News – Times of India

Mumbai: HCL Technologies successor Roshni Nadar Malhotra With a net worth of over Rs 84,330 crore, she remains the richest Indian woman for the second year running. However, the second place has seen a change with the founder of e-commerce firm Nykaa Falguni Nayari Biocon’s Kiran has surpassed Mazumdar-Shaw to become India’s richest self-made woman with a net worth of Rs 57,520 crore.
With the cut-off for the new list, the wealth of the 100 richest women in India has risen to Rs 300 crore. The details of India’s richest women as against Rs 100 crore in 2020 are compiled annually in ‘Kotak Private Banking Hurun’. List of Leading Wealthy Women’. Women in the 2021 list have an average wealth of around Rs 4,170 crore as compared to Rs 2,725 crore in the previous edition.
Despite the increase in wealth, gender inequality remains high. While the wealth of the top 100 women accounts for 2.8% of GDP, the top 100 in Hurun’s general affluent list account for about 39% of GDP. According to Anas Rehman Junaid, MD and lead researcher, Hurun India, there is a correlation between women’s participation in management and being on the rich list.

Three professional managers with assets of Rs 5,040 crore, led by PepsiCo’s Indra Nooyi, made it to the list. The other two are HDFC’s Renu Sood Karnad (Rs 870 crore) and Kotak Mahindra Bank’s Shanti Ekambaram (Rs 320 crore), as they have gained in value of shares received as executives.
Streaming data technology company Confluent’s co-founder Neha Narkhede (with assets worth Rs 13,380 crore) has 25 new faces in the list. She is the only Indian woman to feature in the ‘Hurun Global U40 Self Made Billionaires List 2022’.
Among the eight startup founders, Divya Gokulnath (36) of Byju’s and Ruchi Kalra (38) of Off Business have registered assets of Rs 4,550 crore and Rs 2,600 crore, respectively. With four entrants, Apollo Hospitals Enterprise contributed the most women leaders to the list, followed by Metro Shoes and Goddess Sea Foods with two entrants each.

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