New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has become the most powerful woman in India. The international Forbes magazine has included her in the world’s 100 most powerful women (The World’s Most Powerful Women 2021). Sitharaman has been ranked 37th in this list. Let us tell you that Forbes has included Nirmala Sitharaman in the list of ‘100 Most Powerful Women in the World’ for the third time in a row.
America’s Janet Yellen left behind
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has overtaken US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen this time, securing a very good position in the list. Forbes has also included Falguni Nayar, the founder and CEO of Nykaa in the list of 100 most powerful women in the world. He has got 88th place in this list. Significantly, Falguni Nair has recently become the seventh woman billionaire of India after her company’s bang debut in the stock market.
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HCL’s Roshni Nadar also got a place
Apart from Finance Minister Sitharaman and Falguni Nair, Forbes has placed another woman from India in its list. HCL Technologies chairperson Roshni Nadar has been ranked 52nd in the list. Nadar is the first woman officer to lead an IT company in the country. Along with this, Kiran Mazumdar Shaw, founder and executive chairperson of Biocon has also been included in the Forbes list, she has been placed at 72nd position.
She is the most powerful woman in the world
MacKenzie Scott has been ranked first in this list of ‘100 Most Powerful Women in the World’. Scott is the second richest person in the world and the ex-wife of Amazon Group owner Jeff Bezos. In the year 2019, both of them got divorced. In second place in the list is Indian-origin US Vice President Kamala Harris.