Gujarat is known as the business state of India. As many great and successful entrepreneur have hailed from this state. However, a successful entrepreneur is one who starts from scratch and builds up a business empire and does not boast about family money. He should have a strong dedication for work and overall should have a dream and the capacity to chase it. Here are the top 10 entrepreneurs in India who could fulfill their dream.
10. Kumar Mangalam Birla
Aditya Birla today has revenue of $40 billion but has a dream of reaching $65 billion by 2015. The Birla group has also acquired Canadian pulp mill Terrace bay of $ 110 million. However, the total asset of Birla is $7.8 billion. The group mainly source in commodities. Kumar Mangalam Birla is residing in Mumbai at present.
9. Hinduja Brothers
Hinduja Brothers are known for their flagship brand, Ashok Leyland, a commercial vehicle mart in India. They are also skilled in defense, energy, petroleum, media and technology. The total asset of Hinduja brother is $8 billion and their major source is diversified too. The brother at present resides in London, Geneva and Mumbai.
8. Shashi and Ravi Ruia
Essar group brothers Ruia has been successfully operating around 25 countries. The major source is Diversified though. The total assets of Ruia brothers are $ 8.1 billion. They have spent $18 billion in steel and oil refineries. Shashi and Ravi Ruia are residing in Mumbai and Delhi respectively as of today.
7. Savitri Jindal
Savitri Jindal is known for her steel and power plants. Her asset at present is $8.2 billion. The JSW steel is run by her son Sajjan. She resides in Hisar Delhi. The Jindal group is founded by Savitri’s husband and she the chairman.
6. Adi Godrej
Adi Godrej is famous with consumer goods and real estate in India. His total asset is $9 billion. Adi godrej’s son Prijosha is the chief executive of Godrej properties and daughter Nisabha is the head list of consumer products. Adi is the president of Confederation of Indian industry at present.
5. Dilip Shanghvi
Dilip Shanghvi comes number fifth in the list. He is the founder of Sun Pharmaceutical Industry – one of the expensive drug makers in the country. The group has an asset of $9.2 million from the major source of Pharmaceuticals as present.
4. Pallonji Mistry
Pallonji Mistry is the holder of Shapoorji Pallonji group and has now split up his responsibilities with his younger son Cyrus. Cyrus is considered to replace Indian business legend Ratan Tata as the chairman of Tata sons when Tata retires. However, the prime source of Pallonji group is diversified.
3. Azim Premji
Azim Premji is the Chairman of Wipro. His assets worth $12.2 billion. He deals with Information Technology. He has been making investments overseas and also in bio-refineries for energy, bio-plastics, battery and other such products. Today, Wipro Technologies is the largest independent R&D service provider.
2. Lakshmi Mittal
Lakshmi mittal is ranked as the second richest entrepreneur in India. He is the owner of the largest steel company in India and at present is residing in London. The total asset of Lakshmi Mittal is $16 billion. He has funded to 377-foot-tall Mittal Arcel or Mittal Orbit which is made out of recycled steel. It is UK’s tallest sculpture.
1. Mukesh Ambani
Mukesh Ambani has become a household name today. This one of India’s richest entrepreneur is the holder of Reliance Industry group. He is the owner of a large number of industries today. His assets alone worth $ 21 billion. The major industries run by him are oil and gas.
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