13 from AP, TS in India’s 100 wealthiest women list

December 03, 2020 11:56 pm | Updated 11:56 pm IST - HYDERABAD

Thirteen women from Andhra Pradesh and Telangana figure in the list of 100 wealthiest women of India, according to a report released on Thursday.

Leading the list of 13 is Nilima Motaparti, Director (Commercial) of Divi's Laboratories, with a net worth of ₹18,620 crore. In the list of 100, she is at the fourth position, said a release on the 2nd edition of ‘Kotak Wealth Hurun - Leading Wealthy Women’.

Next in the list of wealthiest women from the Telugu States is Mahima Datla of Biological E. (₹4,100 crore). Shobana Kamineni and Sangita Reddy of Apollo Hospitals Enterprise are at the third and fourth positions with ₹1,470 crore and ₹1,400 crore respectively. Gundavaram Vanaja Devi of Kaveri Seed (₹850 crore), Padmaja Gangireddy of Spandana Sphoorty Financial (₹690 crore), Shalini Bhupal and Indira Krishna Reddy of TAJGVK Hotels & Resorts (₹490 crore) and Uma Devi Chigurupati of Granules India (₹420 crore) are other prominent personalities from Hyderabad who feature on the list, the release said.

32-year old Anjana Reddy of Universal Sportsbiz based in Hyderabad is one of the youngest women on the list and is a start-up entrepreneur.

The listing is based on the net worth of women as on 30th September 2020 and the threshold for the ranking is ₹100 crore.

Naveena Nekkanti and Rama Devi, Devi Sea Foods from Visakhapatnam and Swarnalatha Galiveeti, PLR Projects from Tirupati are three of the 15 women from non-metro cities on the list.

CEO - Wealth Management, Kotak Mahindra Bank, Oisharya Das said “The Kotak Wealth Hurun – Leading Wealthy Women 2020 report reveals an interesting and inspiring trend of more and more trailblazing women leading the way and scripting success stories across a wide variety of industries and encompassing cities and towns pan India.

Top News Today

Sign in to unlock member-only benefits!
  • Access 10 free stories every month
  • Save stories to read later
  • Access to comment on every story
  • Sign-up/manage your newsletter subscriptions with a single click
  • Get notified by email for early access to discounts & offers on our products
Sign in


Comments have to be in English, and in full sentences. They cannot be abusive or personal. Please abide by our community guidelines for posting your comments.

We have migrated to a new commenting platform. If you are already a registered user of The Hindu and logged in, you may continue to engage with our articles. If you do not have an account please register and login to post comments. Users can access their older comments by logging into their accounts on Vuukle.