Hurun Global Rich List 2021: In the era of Corona epidemic, while there was a huge decline in the Indian economy, on the other hand there has been an increase in the number of billionaires from India. According to the Hurun Global Rich List, 40 Indian billionaires joined the club in the year 2020, plagued by the epidemic. The number of some billionaires living in India has increased to 177. Mukesh Ambani remains the richest Indian with a net worth of about 83 billion dollars. Ambani has climbed a notch to become the eighth richest person in the world. His wealth registered a growth of 24 per cent.
Anas Rehman Junaida, MD & Chief Researcher at Hurun India, says that while the US and China had a wealth creation tech driver, the wealth creation in India was seen through traditional or cynic business. He says that when the wealth creation will be done at its full potential through tech, then India will overtake the US in terms of the number of billionaires.
Adani’s wealth doubled
Gautam Adani’s wealth in Gujarat almost doubled to $ 32 billion in 2020. With this, Adani has moved from 48th place to 20th position in the list of world’s rich. At the same time, the second richest Indians have also become. Gautam Adani’s brother Vinod’s wealth increased by 128 per cent to $ 9.8 billion.
In this report, the property of the person or family has been assessed on the basis of the data up to January 15 this year. It is to be noted here that during this period the Corona epidemic in the Indian economy has declined by more than 7 percent. To stop the spread of the epidemic, the government had to put a lockdown, due to which the economic activities had come to a complete halt. This report has come at a time when concerns are being expressed about K-Shape recovery.
Byju’s wealth grew by 100%
According to the report, Shiv Nadar of IT company HCL is the third richest Indian. His wealth is estimated at $ 27 billion. Similarly, Jay Chowdhury of software company Jaikler rose 274 per cent to reach $ 13 billion. Byju Ravindran and the family’s assets grew by 100 per cent and reached $ 2.8 billion.
Acharya Balakrishna’s assets plummeted by 32%
According to the report, the property of Balkrishna, the Acharya of Pat Jali Ayurveda, fell 32 per cent to $ 3.6 billion during the last year. At the same time, Anand Mahindra, head of Mahindra Group, doing business in many areas and family assets also increased 100 per cent to $ 2.4 billion.
Kiran Mazumdar Shaw’s wealth increased by 41%
Among female billionaires, the wealth of Biocon’s Kiran Mazumdar Shaw increased by 41 percent to $ 4.8 billion during the last year. Shaw is at the top of the female billionaires. At the same time, Godrej’s Smita V Krishna’s wealth was recorded at $ 4.7 billion and Lupine’s Manju Gupta’s net worth was $ 3.3 billion.