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List of Forbes India, 9 new faces this time:Cyrus Poonawala of Serum Institute working on Corona Vaccine for the first time in the country's top-10 rich, Mukesh Ambani topped for the 13th consecutive year

List of Forbes India, 9 new faces this time:Cyrus Poonawala of Serum Institute working on Corona Vaccine for the first time in the country's top-10 rich, Mukesh Ambani topped for the 13th consecutive year

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 Who is the richest in the country? You also know the answer… Mukesh Ambani. He is also the richest person in the country, not for a year or two, but for the 13th consecutive year. This time Ambani has become even richer than last year. His wealth has increased by $ 37.3 billion in a year. His wealth in the India Rich List 2020 of the world's prestigious Forbes magazine is estimated at $ 88.7 billion.

Ceres Poonawalla of Serum Institute, working on the Corona vaccine, made it to the top-10 for the first time in Forbes' India Rich List. At the same time, a total of 9 businessmen including the founder of Info Edge India Limited, the parent company of Naukri.com, have joined the top-100 rich in the country for the first time. Sanjeev's net wealth is estimated at $ 2.1 billion and he occupies the 68th position in this list.

Businessmen join India Rich List 2020 for the first time

RankNamecompanyNet wealth
68Sanjeev BichandaniInfo Edge India Limited2.1
84

Ramesh Kumar and Mukund Lal Dua

Relaxo Footwear1.65
90Nitin and Nikhil KamatGerodha broking1.55
91G. RajendranGRT Jewelers1.54
95Vinod SarafVinati Organics1.4
96Chandrakant and Rajendra GogriAarti Industries1.39
97Premchand GodhaIPCA Laboratories1.36
99Arun Bharat RamSrf1.34
100RG ChandramoganHatsan Agro Products1.33

Net wealth is in billion dollars. Source: Forbes.

Sanjeev Bicchandani, founder of Info as India Limited.  (File photo)
Sanjeev Bicchandani, founder of Info as India Limited. (File photo)

Mukesh Ambani again on top

Mukesh Ambani, chairman of Reliance Industries Limited (RIL), has gained $ 37.3 billion in net wealth in a year. Mukesh Ambani's wealth has increased due to global investments coming from Reliance Group companies Jio Platforms and Reliance Retail. Companies such as Facebook, Google, KKR, Silver Lake and Mubadla have invested in Jio platforms and Reliance Retail this year.

Adani Group's Gautam Adani ranks second in the list

Gautam Adani, founder and chairman of the Adani Group has been ranked second in the India Rich List 2020. Gautam Adani has a net wealth of $ 25.2 billion. In this list, Shiv Nadar of HCL Technology has been ranked third with a net wealth of $ 20.4 billion. Forbes has stated that net wealth has been calculated based on the stock price and exchange rate of September 18.

India's top-10 richest, Poonawala in top-10 for the first time

RankNamecompanyNet wealth
1Mukesh Ambani

Reliance Industries

88.7
2Gautam AdaniAdani Ports and Sage25.2
3Shiv NadarHCL Technology20.4
4Radhakishan DamaniAvenue Supermart15.4
5Hinduja BrothersAshok leyland12.8
6Cyrus PoonawalaSerum Institute of India11.55
7Paalonji mistryShapoorji Pallonji Group11.4
8Uday KotakKotak Mahindra Bank11.3
9Godrej FamilyGodrej Group11
10Lakshmi MittalArcelorMittal10.3

Net wealth is in billion dollars. Source: Forbes.

Cyrus Poonawala has the highest increase in wealth

Cyrus Poonawalla, CEO of Serum Institute of India, engaged in making Kovid-19 vaccine, has the highest increase in net wealth. Poonawala's total wealth is estimated at $ 11.5 billion. This has led to Poonawala entering the top-10, finishing sixth. At the same time, in terms of percentage, Biocon chairperson Kiran Mazumdar Shaw's wealth has increased the most. Shaw ranks 27th with a wealth of $ 4.6 billion.

Wealth of 100 rich rises to $ 517.5 billion

According to Forbes, the wealth of the country's top-100 rich has increased by 14 percent or $ 517.5 billion as of 2019. This has increased the net wealth of the rich by reducing the corporate tax from 25% to 25% by the government.

Increase in net wealth of 50 traders

According to the India Rich List 2020, the net wealth of 50 traders has increased this year. At the same time, a decrease in net wealth of 35 traders has been recorded. There is no change in the net wealth of the 3 traders. 9 businessmen of the country have joined this list for the first time. 3 businessmen have made a comeback this year to the list of the country's top-100 rich.

Only three women among the top-100 rich

The top-100 rich of the Forbes India Rich List 2020 include only three women indigenously. Savitri Jindal of OP Jindal Group is at 19th position with a net wealth of $ 6.6 billion. He is followed by Kiran Mazumdar Shaw of Biocon. Kiran has a net wealth of $ 4.6 billion and is ranked 27th. Leena Tiwari of USV is 47th with a net wealth of $ 3 billion. A number of families have also been jointly included in the list, including women from the family.

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