The top five richest women in India

Updated: October 30, 2013 12:20 IST

Five women find a place in Forbes 2013 list of top 100 richest Indians, with a collective wealth of $8.83 billion.

The top five richest women in India
Five women find a place in Forbes 2013 list of top 100 richest Indians, with a collective wealth of $8.83 billion. Out of the five women, only two are ranked in the top 50, with the highest being Jindal Group's Savitri Jindal at 14th place ($4.9 billion) and Bennett, Coleman & Co's Indu Jain at 29th place ($1.9 billion).
The top five richest women in India
Savitri Jindal is the chairperson emeritus of the OP Jindal Group, an $18 billion conglomerate. Forbes has pegged Savitri Jindal & family's wealth at $4.9 billion, ranking her at the 14th place among top 100 richest Indians.
The top five richest women in India
Indu Jain is the chairperson of media conglomerate Bennett, Coleman & Co. She has been ranked at 29th place with her wealth being estimated at $1.9 billion.
The top five richest women in India
Anu Aga is on the Board of Thermax, a leading Indian player in energy and environment management. She retired as chairperson of the company in 2004. Forbes has ranked her at 86th place in the list of top 100 richest Indians, pegging her wealth at $730 million.
The top five richest women in India
Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw is the chairperson & managing director of India's largest biotech company Biocon. Forbes has ranked at 96th place with her wealth estimated at $655 million.
The top five richest women in India
Shobhana Bhartia is the chairperson of HT Media. Forbes has ranked at 98th place in the list of top 100 richest Indians, with her wealth estimated at $645 million.

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