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Women Involved a lot if you take last 25 years. Although there had been examples earlier also, there had been examples, the names which every one remembers. We can say their examples helped the women of later generation. But now the base has widen up and worldwide discrimination is very low. Even in India 60-70% people now understands, helps and motivate the women around to pace up and achieve the highest. Around 10-20% female are self made and the biggest example for any man & woman around how one go beyond the gender discrimination.

Well this article is not about discussing discrimination, its an old topic now, we as a women now know what we can achieve. So, coming to our topic. Considering all the history and geography of woman in India, just a fact check here, how much we have covered and how much we have achieved. Facts here are about 5 most paid Female CEOs in India. It might increase our knowledge and motivation  towards our respective goals. So starting with:

Indra Nooyi

Born on 28th October 1955 in Madras, Tamil Nadu, Indra Nooyi is an Indian-American business and the current chairperson and CEO of the world’s second largest food and beverage company, Pepsico. As per Forbes, she is the 13th most powerful women in the world,. She pockets an annual salary of $18.6 million and has helped the company take leaps and bounds since she joined in 2001. Company’s net profit has risen from $2.7 billion to $6.5 billion since the time she joined. With a net worth of $145 million (approx.) she is the most powerful CEO of India.

Kavery Kalanithi

Wife of media tycoon Kalanithi Maran, she is possibly one of the highest paid CEOs in India. Managing Director of Sun TV network, she earns a whopping $18 million per year, even more than Vishal Sikka the CEO of Infosys. She has also served as the chairman at Spice Jet Limited since 2010 and was its non-executive director from November 15, 2010 to January 30, 2015.

Kiran Mazumdar Shaw

Kiran Mazumdar Shaw (born 23 March 1953) is an Indian Entrepreneur and is the chairperson and Managing Director of Biocon Limited, a Bengaluru based biotechnology company. Awarded Othmer gold medal for contributions in physics and chemistry in 2014, she is the chairperson of IIM-Bangalore as well. She gets paid 16 crores annually and is the wealthiest self made woman in India. With revenue of $35.7 billion, Biocon has seen five-fold growth under her in the last five years.

Urvi A Piramal

Urvi Pirmal, chairperson of Ashok piramal Group has single handedly taken care of the family business, after being widowed at 32. She joined the business in 1984 after her husband and she got a textile mill and two engineering companies after the family split business in 2005. Even when the tides were against her, she has turned around the Ashok Piramal Group in just ten years. This, however happened when the assets were in negative net worth. She has established the Ashok Piramal Group with textile, real estate and auto components. With annual revenue of 1600 crore, Urvi Piramal gets an annual salary of around 10 crores and is fourth in our list.

Chanda Kochhar

Chanda Kochhar is the former Managing Director and CEO of ICICI bank. She has constantly featured in Fortune’s list of ‘Most powerful women in business’. She has been instrumental in shaping the retail banking in India and taking ICICI bank to its pinnacle. She is responsible for bank’s diverse operations in India. Under her leadership, ICICI bank has won ‘Best retail bank in India’ award several times. With a salary of 5 crore per year, she is our 5th highest paid CEO in India.

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