Chairperson of OP Jindal Group, Savitri Jindal, has ascended to become the wealthiest woman and the fifth richest individual in India, as per a recent Bloomberg report. Also, her net worth experienced the most substantial increase among India’s wealthiest, surging by $9.6 billion in the specified period.
Savitri Jindal’s total wealth has become more than Azim Premji of Wipro, whose fortune is nearly $24 billion. In this wealth growth ranking, Savitri Jindal has surpassed both Mukesh Ambani and Gautam Adani.
Mukesh Ambani witnessed an increase of almost $5 billion, bringing his total wealth to $92.3 billion. On the other hand, Gautam Adani, the second-richest individual in India after Ambani, experienced a decline in net worth by $35.4 billion, settling at $85.1 billion.
About Savitri Jindal
Savitri Jindal was born on March 20, 1950, in Tinsukia, Assam. She is an Indian politician and businesswoman. She did her schooling in Assam, and despite never going to college, she handled the entire Jindal Group.
She is also the president of Agroha Maharaja Agrasen Medical College. Savitri Jindal got married to Om Prakash Jindal, who was the founder of Jindal Group, a steel and power conglomerate, in the 1970s.
Together, the couple had nine children. The Jindal Group is divided among all four sons of Savitri Jindala and OP Jindal, named Pruthviraj Jindal, Ratan Jindal, Sajjan Jindal, and Naveen Jindal.
Savitri Jindal’s Political Career
In 2005, Savitri Jindal’s husband, Om Prakash Jindal, passed away in a helicopter crash, and after that, she took over her husband’s company, Jindal Group. Savitri Jindal is also a member of the Indian National Congress, and in 2005, Jindal was elected to the Haryana Vidhan Sabha from Hisar, Constituency.
She was re-elected to the constituency and was appointed as the cabinet minister in the Haryana government in 2013. However, in 2014, she lost her seat in the elections held for the Haryana assembly.
Savitri Jindal Richest Asian Woman
In 2022 Savitri Jindal surpassed China’s Yang Huiyan to become the richest woman in Asia, and 10th richest person in Asia. China’s Yang Huiyan has seen a huge dip in her net worth and China’s property crises is the biggest reason for that. Although she slipped from the first position she still maintained the third position in the Bloomberg Billionaire Index 2022.
Savitri Jindal’s net worth 2023
The current net worth of Savitri Jindal is $25 billion, which came from conglomerate Jindal Group, which is the third-largest producer of steel in India after the Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL). Jindal Group also operates in infrastructure, energy, and cement.
Savitri Jindal FAQs
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