The wealthiest individual in Delhi is Shiv Nadar. With a net worth of almost Rs 2, 07,700 crore, he is also the third richest person in India according to Forbes. In his garage, he founded the business with five buddies. His initial company made microprocessors and calculators. Later, that company changed its name to HCL Technologies, one of the top IT companies in the nation with annual sales of more than $11.8 billion.

He resigned as the business chairman after more than four decades of serving in that capacity. Roshni Nadar Malhotra, his daughter, is currently in charge of the business. She is also one of India’s wealthiest ladies. With a presence in 60 countries, the business has 222,000 employees.

One of the most prominent benefactors in the nation is Shiv Nadar. The Shiv Nadar Foundation has received 1.1 billion dollars from him.

Shiv Nadar attended PSG College of Technology to study engineering. His wife is an art collector, and Delhi is home to two of her museums.

In 2008, he was awarded the Padma Bhushan.

In the Thoothukudi district of Tamil Nadu, Shiv Nadar was born. He is an engineer in electrical and electronics.

He started his career with a job at Walchand group, in 1967. His first company was named Microcomp. HCL was founded in 1976 with an investment of Rs 1,87,000.

In 1980, the company started selling IT hardware on the international market. The firm reported a revenue of Rs 10 lakh in the first year of its international operations.

In 1996, Shiv Nadar founded an engineering college in Chennai called SSN College of Engineering in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. His firm also runs other educational institutions.

In Hurun’s 2022 list, Shiv Nadar emerged as India’s most generous person. He donated Rs 1161 crore. This was Rs 3 crore per day. Azim Premji was second with Rs 484 crore donation.

Shiv Nadar’s daughter, Roshni Nadar Malhotra, is now the chairperson of HCL Technologies. According to Hurun, her net worth last year was Rs 84,330 crore.

She is a trustee of the Shiv Nadar foundation. She also runs the Habitats Trust, a foundation that works towards protecting habitats of indigenous species.

She completed her MBA from the Kellogg School of Management.

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