On the other hand, if we talk about Mukesh Ambani, chairman of Reliance Industries, then he is the second richest person in India. His wealth has increased by 11 per cent in the last year. According to the report, his total assets were Rs 7.94 lakh crore. Ambani’s wealth has increased by 115 per cent in the last five years. For the first time in the last 10 years, Mukesh Ambani has lost the title of the richest person in the country, despite a 11 percent increase in Ambani’s wealth last year.
On the other hand, talking about the world’s leading vaccine expert, Cyrus Poonawalla is the third richest person in India. There has been an increase of Rs 41700 crore in the assets of Cyrus Poonawalla. Cyrus Poonawalla’s net worth is 2.05 lakh crores. He is the Chairman and Managing Director of the Cyrus Poonawalla Group. Serum Institute of India is also in this group, which is the world’s largest vaccine maker. Cyrus Poonawalla has topped the Hurun Global Health Care Rich List 2022.
HCL Technologies owner Shiv Nadar has slipped from the third position and is now the fourth richest person in India. His wealth has declined by 21 per cent, his total assets are Rs 1.85 lakh crore. Nadar is the leading industrialist of the country in the field of Computer & ET. He is the chairman of Shiv Nadar Foundation. In July 2020, he resigned from the post of Chairman of HCL. He has given this responsibility to his daughter Roshni Nadar Malhotra.
Talking about the fifth richest person in the country, Radhakishan Damani is India’s stock market trader turned investor. Damani is also the owner of Avenue Supermarket. His wealth has increased by 280 percent. In the last five years, his assets have increased by Rs 128,800 crore. This year, he has moved up two notches to number five. His total assets are Rs 1.75 lakh crore.
Vinod Shantilal Adani
Vinod Shantilal Adani is the elder brother of Gautam Adani. He is the richest NRI. He is the Director of Trident Trade and Investment Pvt Ltd. His wealth has increased by 850 per cent in the last five years. His wealth has increased from 151200 billion to 169000 billion. He has gained two places in the list of India’s richest person.
Srichand Parmanand Hinduja
Talking about the seventh richest person in India, the name of Srichand Parmanand Hinduja comes. He is the foremost businessman, investor, philanthropist of the country. He was born in India, but now lives in Britain. He is the chairman of Hinduja Group of Companies. Srichand Parmanand Ahuja along with his brother Gopichand Hinduja is the second richest person in the UK.
Lakshmi Mittal’s name comes at the 8th position in the list of India’s richest people. He is the chairman of ErsilorMittal. Which is the largest steel and mining company in the world. Its sales totaled $76.6 billion. Aditya Mittal was appointed CEO of the company in January 2021. But still Lakshmi Mittal is the executive chairman. According to the Sunday Times UK Rich List in June 2022, Lakshmi Mittal is the sixth richest person in the UK.
Sun Pharmaceutical’s owner and Padma Shri awardee Dilip Shanghvi is the 9th richest person in India. Two-thirds of his earnings from the pharma sector come from overseas sales of $4.5 billion. He has expanded his company with many big mergers. In 2014, he acquired Ranbaxy Laboratory for $4 billion.
Uday Suresh Kotak
Uday Suresh Kotak, Executive Vice Chairman and MD of Kotak Mahindra Bank is the 10th richest person in India. Uday Suresh has created tremendous wealth in the last two decades. He established Kotak as a leading brand in the country. Uday Suresh Kotak is the 10th richest person in India according to the IIFL Wealth Hurun India Rich List 2022.