Reliance Industries Ltd Chairman Mukesh Ambani has topped the "Barclays Hurun India Rich List-2018" for the seventh consecutive year, with his wealth estimated at Rs 371,000 crore. The annual list is a compilation of the super-richest Indians having a net worth of Rs 1,000 crore or more, and this number has increased by a staggering one-third -- from 617 in 2017 to 831 in 2018, said the Hurun Report. Nine individuals in the list saw a doubling of wealth in 2018, the report said. While 306 new entrants made it to the list this year, 75 of those featuring in 2017 list failed to find a place in the super-exclusive Rs 1,000-crore-plus club.
The cumulative wealth of these 831 individuals featuring in the list stands at USD 719 billion, or one-quarter of the Indian GDP of USD 2,848 billion, as per the IMF`s April 2018 estimates. Of the publicly traded companes in the Barclays Hurun India Rich List 2018, Mukesh Ambani's Reliance has the highest valuation of Rs 751,402 crore, contributing 9.46 percent to the Nifty index. The list is followed by Tata Consultancy Services with Rs 743,222 crore.
Here are top most valuable public companies in 2018 according to Barclays- Hurun India rich list: