INDIA has been emerging as one of the best and largest economies in the world. Various companies have been able to grow themselves at a very fast pace which resulted in substantial increase in the GDP of the nation.
As far as numbers go, INDIA is the 7th largest economy in the world, according to International Monetary Fund (IMF).
The Indian economy is estimated to be around $2.3 Trillion, and the Indian government aims to double it by the year 2025. This has been achieved due to the presence of different types of industries in the country, whether it be related to IT Services, Oil & Gas, Communication, Pharmaceuticals, Service sector as a whole and many more.
India is one of the favorite choices of investors when in comes to Foreign Direct Investment (FDI). Factors like increase in ease of doing businesses, easy availability of loans etc have compelled investors to invest in INDIA.
In terms of the nominal Gross Domestic Product (GDP), India is the seventh largest economy in the world as per the International Monetary Fund (IMF). India’s nominal GDP is valued to be worth US$ 2.308 trillion. This is a result of the kind of business various Indian companies have been doing India and around the world. Every company operating in India, whether Indian or non-Indian, strives hard to get better day by day on the basis of the quality and customer satisfaction it provides through its products or services.
There are countless number of companies operating in India either in private or public sector. The top 10 companies in India are listed below, these are based on various factors like /-
- Market Share
- Value of Shares etc
The top 10 companies in India/-
TATA Consultancy Services (TCS) /- #1 Indian top Company
Some Metrics of TCS
Tata group is a very well known and established brand name in India. This brand is known for its huge market share and has substantial amount of goodwill due to the extremely satisfying treatment given to its employees.
TATA Consultancy Services is a child company of the TATA Group which focuses on providing financial and consulting services. It was established in 1963 and has its headquarters in Mumbai.
TCS has not only made its name in India but also in the whole Asia continent. TCS currently operates in around 46 countries on the world map.
Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) /- #2 Indian top Company
Some Metrics of RIL
If you are an Indian, then i am pretty sure that you must be knowing about Mr. Mukesh Ambani ( Click Here to see his →→ SUCCESS STORY ←← ). Mr. Ambani is the owner of Reliance Industries, and is India’s richest man as well.
This company was founded by Mr. Dhirubhai Ambani ← click to see story, in 196 in Mumbai, Maharashtra. He was the father of Mukesh Ambani. Initially the company began its operations in textile industry by setting up production units in the city.
Currently Mukesh Ambani holds around 45% of shares in the company and the rest is distributed among other 30 Lakh shareholders. Reliance Industries has a very good name and reputation in terms of keeping their shareholders satisfied and giving appropriate dividend at proper time.
Recently Mr. Mukesh made headlines due to his entry in the telecom sector by the name Jio, a telecommunication services which offered free services till 6 months.
Currently the company operates in various sectors like
- Science and technology
- Natural Resources
Oil & Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) /- #3 Indian Top Company
Some Metrics of ONGC
In INDIA, this company holds a very special space due to the fact that it was founded on 15th August 1965, the Independence Day of INDIA.
ONGC is a public sector undertaking (PSU). This corporation deals with the Natural Gas & Petroleum sector. ONGC has a very large share in this sector, around 69% of the countries crude oil and 62% of countries natural gas is produced by this corporation.
Other than that, it also has a very strong goodwill in terms of one of the best ministries in India to work for. Despite being a PSU, it has still managed to achieve some fantastic results whereas other PSU’s are going deep in losses every year.
HDFC Bank /- #4 Top Companies in India
Some metrics of HDFC Bank
HDFC started its operation in 1994 with its headquarter situated in Mumbai, Maharashtra. HDFC is the country’s largest private sector bank.
The aim of this Bank is not only to just provide banking services but to provide banking services to customers but in a simplified manner, so that every section of the society can easily understand the complex procedure’s and can also take some benefit from the same.
The company also operates in insurance sector and is known for providing easy loans to the general public.
Due to the fact that farmers have a very large share in the population, HDFC Bank has also implemented a scheme which facilitates farmers to get loans on very flexible and easy terms and conditions.
ITC /- #5 Top company in India
ITC stands for Imperial Tobacco Company of India Limited. The company started its operations in the year 1910 at Kolkata,West Bengal.
This company operates in various areas but 5 can be broadly classified and those are
- Information Technology (IT)
- Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
- Packaging and Paperboards
As an Indian you may have noticed that a lot of goods which you use very frequently on daily basis have a branding of ITC written on it. ITC has managed to make some really good profits from FMCG sector and has made their way in every Indian household.
Coal India /- #6 Top Company in India
Coal India is another company which has gained its spot in the list of Top 10 Companies in India. Coal India is controlled and administered by the government of India.
This company started its operations in the year 1975 with its headquarters being situated in Kolkata, West Bengal. India has one of the largest reserves of coal and Coal India approximately controls 81% of the total production, which is pretty huge in itself.
This company gives employment to 3,00,000 plus employees.
It operates with the help of 81 mining areas in 8 states of India. Coal India is also the worlds largest coal producer.
It is so big that this company has several subsidiaries named under it as well /-
- Infosys /- #7 Top company in India.
Infosys is a very well known brand, especially among the new graduates and job seekers.
It began its operations in 1961 in Bengaluru. This company is known for it effectiveness and efficiency in providing services related to
- Information Technology
- Business Consulting
The company has made a very rapid growth in the recent years and is currently operating in 50 plus countries. This company is second only to TCS in the country.
The company became public by offering it share to general people in June, 1992.The company’s annual revenue reached around $100 million in 1999 and around $10 Billion in the year 2017.
- Sun Pharma /- #8 Top company in India
As the name suggests, this company is related with selling pharmaceuticals solutions to its customers.
The company was founded by Dilip Sanghvi in 1983. Its headquarters is situated Mumbai,Maharashtra. Other than India, Sun Pharma also operates in the U.S.
The company is generally known for manufacturing various types of medicines for countless number of illnesses.
The acquisition which took place in the year 2014 made it India’s largest company and 5th largest in the world. The company became public in 1994. The goodwill of the company can be known from the fact that the companies shares can be oversubscribed 55 times, which is huge in itself.
As of today, Sun Pharma is the second largest company in India and most profitable. The people employees by the company is around 52,000.
- State Bank of India (SBI) /- #9 Top company of India.
Some metrics of State Bank of India
This bank has made it big in India, Really Big.!!
Even if you ask your grandparents about banking system, they would have only one name in mind, that is State Bank of India.
The bank was founded in 1921, and has its headquaters in Mumbai and it has been in the guidance of the Government of India since then. The bank also has its coverage even in some of the most remote areas of the country.
The bank has performed really well and now has presence in over 40 countries.
However, the bank adopted new digital ways of providing banking solutions to its customers only after other competitors initiated the same, at the first place.
The bank manages its daily operations with the help of 200 offices all around the country.
- Hindustan Unilever /- #10 Top company in India
Hindustan Unilever is the largest company when it comes to fast moving consumer goods in India.
The company was founded in 1932 with its head office situated in Mumbai.
The company produces more than 35 types of different products in over 20 type of product line.
But very few people know that an Anglo company named UNILEVER , owns the brand name HINDUSTAN UNILEVER, which means that the company is not Indian but International.