40 Indian businessmen added to the list of billionaires in the Corona era, Ambani-Adani’s wealth increased: report
In the Corona period, during the year 2020, 40 entrepreneurs in India joined the list of billionaires. With this, a total of 177 people from India joined the list of billionaires. This information was given on Tuesday in a report. In this list of the world’s richest people, Hurun Global says that in the year 2020, when the whole world was in the grip of the corona epidemic, 40 people in India reached the list of billionaires. Head of Reliance Industries Mukesh Ambani (Mukesh Ambani) continues to be the richest Indian. His wealth rose 24 percent to reach $ 83 billion. He climbed one position to number eight in the list of billionaires of the world. The wealth of Gujarat’s industrialist Gautam Adani has also increased significantly. In the year 2020, his wealth reached $ 32 billion and his position in the list of world’s rich rose 20 places to number 48.
He has become the second richest Indian after Mukesh Ambani. His brother Vinod’s wealth increased by 128 percent to $ 9.8 billion. Shiv Nadar of IT company HCL was third in the list of India’s billionaires with a wealth of $ 27 billion. Anand Mahindra’s wealth of Mahindra Group has also increased by 100 percent and it has increased to $ 2.4 billion. Kiran Mazumdar’s assets of Boycone grew by 41 percent to $ 4.8 billion. At the same time, the wealth of Acharya Balakrishna of Patanjali Ayurved fell by 32 percent to $ 3.6 billion during this period. If we talk globally, Elon Musk of Tesla has topped the list with a wealth of $ 197 billion. After this, Jeff Bezos of Amazon has been replaced. His wealth has been $ 189 billion. Frenchman Benard Amalt has assets worth $ 114 billion.
According to the data up to January 15 in this report, it has been assessed as personal or family property. It is notable here that the Indian economy has been projected to decline by seven percent during the current financial year. The government had to put a lockdown to avoid the outbreak of the Corona epidemic in the year 2020. Anas Rahman Junaid, managing director and chief researcher of Hurun India, said that wealth creation in India is based on cyclical or traditional industries, while in the US and China it is Technology is based on industry. According to the report, the assets of Jai Chaudhary of software company Zadclair increased by 274 percent to $ 13 billion during this period, while Baiju’s Ravindran and family’s assets increased by 100 percent to $ 2.8 billion. Anand Mahindra, head of the Mahindra Group, doing business in diverse fields and family assets also doubled to $ 2.4 billion during this period. At the same time, the assets of Biocon chief Kiran Mazumdar Sha rose by 41 percent to $ 4.8 billion, the wealth of Smita V Krishna of Godrej to $ 4.7 billion and the wealth of Manju Gupta of Lupine reached $ 3.3 billion.
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