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Savitri Jindal

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Net worth 2018: $8.05 Billion
Industry: Metals & Mining
Residence: Hisar, India
Country: India
BirthDay: 20 March 1950
Sigh: Aries
Children: 9
BIOGRAPHY

Savitri Jindal was bornon 20 March 1950 in Hisar, India, India. Savitri Jindal is #180 in List Billionaires People In The World. Jindal Group, whose interests include steel, power, cement and infrastructure, is chaired by Savitri Jindal, widow of founder Om Prakash Jindal. Upon O.P.Jindal's death in 2005 in a helicopter crash, group companies were divided among his 4 sons, who now run them independently. The biggest assets of the group are overseen by her Mumbai-based son Sajjan Jindal, who runs JSW Steel, among much else. Jindal's younger son Naveen's Jindal Power & Steel, once a high-flier, is weighed down by $7.1 billion in debt.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2009

$2.7 Billion

2010

$12.2 Billion

2011

$13.2 Billion

2012

$10.9 Billion

2013

$7.6 Billion

2014

$4.9 Billion

2015

$5.3 Billion

2016

$3.5 Billion

2017

$5.2 Billion

2018

$8.05 Billion

TIMELINE
Savitri Devi Jindal is the Chairperson Emiretus, Jindal Steel & Power Limited. She was born to a family in Tinsukia, Assam in 1950. In 1970 she married O.P. Jindal, who had founded the Jindal Group, a steel and power conglomerateSavitri Jindal was a Minister in Haryana Government and member of the Haryana Vidhan Sabha (Legislative Assembly) from Hisar constituency. She lost the seat in elections held in 2014 for the Haryana assembly. She became the chairperson after her husband, O. P. Jindal, who died in a helicopter crash in 2005. She is a member of the INC political party.Savitri Jindal is the richest woman in India, and the 16th richest Indian for 2016 worth over $4.0 billion she also is the world's 453rd richest person in 2016. The steel baroness, however, enjoys talking about her children and continuing her husband's public work. She is the world's 7th richest mother.In 2005, Jindal was elected to the Haryana Vidhan Sabha from Hissar constituency, which was earlier represented by her late husband Sh.O.P Jindal for a long time. In 2009, she was re-elected to the constituency and was appointed as the cabinet minister in the Haryana Government on 29 October 2013.In the previous cabinet, she had served as the Minister of State for Revenue and Disaster Management, Consolidation, Rehabilitation and Housing and also the Minister of State for Urban Local Bodies and Housing.The revenue of the company quadrupled after she took charge of the company. With a background and History from the state of Haryana, she served as the member of Haryana Legislative Assembly and held the office of Minister of Power till 2010. O.P Jindal group was started in 1952 by Mr. O.P Jindal, an engineer by profession. It became the conglomerate for Steel, Power, Mining, Oil and gas. Each of these four divisions of her business is run by her four sons, Prithviraj, Sajjan, ratan and Naveen Jindal. Jindal steels are the third largest producer of steel in the India.
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