IT major HCL Technologies' Roshni Nadar Malhotra has topped a list of the richest women in the country with a net worth of Rs 54,850 crore, followed by Biocon's Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw at Rs 36,600 crore, a report said on Thursday.
1. Roshni Nadar Malhotra
A total of 31 women in the list of 100 having a net worth of at least Rs 100 crore, prepared by Hurun India and Kotak Wealth, are 'self-made', it said. This includes six professional managers and 25 entrepreneurs.
2. Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw
3. Leena Gandhi Tewari
Shaw leads in the self-made category, followed by Radha Vembu of Zoho (Rs 11,590 crore net worth) and Jayshree Ullal of Arista Networks (Rs 10,220 crore), it said.
Interestingly, all the three -- Shaw, Ullal and Vembu -- also feature in a global rich list prepared by Hurun.
4. Nilima Motapatri
The average age of women on the list, whose cumulative wealth is pegged at Rs 2.72 lakh crore, is 53 and 19 of the 100 women are under the age of 40, it said.
5. Radha Vembu
Two of the women have promoted unicorns -- retailer Nykaa's Falguni Nayar who has a wealth of Rs 5,410 crore and 34-year-old Divya Gokulanth of Byju's with a net worth of Rs 3,490 crore.
6. Jayashree Ullal
Some families contributed more than one person to the women's rich list. Apollo Hospitals Enterprise leads with four entrants, followed by three from the Godrej Group.
7. Renu Munjal
From a sectoral perspective, pharmaceuticals leads with 13 entrants, followed closely by 12 from textiles and apparels and 9 from healthcare.
8. Malika Chirayu Amin
Financial capital Mumbai contributed 32 individuals to the list, while 20 are New Delhi and 10 from Hyderabad, it said.
9. Anu Aga and Meher Pudumjee
Only four of the 100 women find a place in the list of highest givers who champion social causes, it said.
10. Falguni Nayar
Anu Aga and Meher Pudumjee of Thermax are the most generous women, followed by Shaw, Renu Munjal of Hero Fincorp and Leena Gandhi Tewari of USV.
Inputs: PTI, ANI