Did you know that Gujarat’s Businessman makes up 9.34% of the country’s creamy layer? Gujaratis seem to be among the most dominant communities when it comes to wealth creation. Gujarati means Business. They are fond of doing business and loves to extend it at new Level. Why Gujrati are strong enough in doing Business? if we go back 2000 years You will find the evidence of Gujarati merchants trading with the Mediterranean and Arab nations or Empires. Ahmedabad in Gujarat, is known as the land of millionaires. Where people are speaking the language of Business. Not only special any Community but all caste and people are busy in doing business. A much successful businessman like Ambanis, Adanis hail from this land. Ahmedabad is one of the fastest growing cities in India which makes it ideal for investors to invest their money.
Gujrati is keen on the Business management. They strictly follow the first and most important principle of business that is, “Do not let ever any emotions control money-related decisions.
Every year you can listen to the Cheerful messages from the Corporates that these Gujarati brands are Promising and growing rapidly. Gujarat’s industry has reason to cheer as many as eight Gujarat-based brands have made it to India’s Most Attractive Brands list of 2015 as category leaders in attractiveness.
Mainly due to a good percentage of the population involved in business, and partly due to the cash inflows from relatives abroad. Most of cities and towns have a happening culture. Gujarat has a deep and long tradition of business. Having eight Gujarat brands as category leaders in attractiveness shows how these brands have now begun to pervade the national consciousness. Gujarat is a place that everyone looks up to, not just for governance or quality of life, but also for the quality of brands that emerge from here.
List of Top Gujarati Companies Which is Ruling the Indian market.
Dhirubhai Ambani is the Founder of this Giant Brand. Right now his Son Mr. Mukesh Ambani is the Chairman of this Group. This is very Glorious Group as it has diversified reach in all Sectors. Reliance owns businesses across India engaged in energy, petrochemicals, textiles, natural resources, retail, and telecommunications. Reliance is one of the most profitable companies in India. The company is ranked 203rd on the Fortune Global 500 list of the world’s biggest corporations as of 2017
Reliance Jio, network 18, Reliance Retail, Reliance Petroleums, Saaavn App is Owned by This Group.
Founded in 1868 by Jamshedji Tata, the company gained international recognition by its Quality Products and biggest acquisition of the big brands. Significant Tata companies and subsidiaries include Tata Steel, Tata Motors including Jaguar Land Rover, Tata Consultancy Services, Tata Power, Tata Chemicals, Tata Global Beverages, Tata Coffee, Tata Swach, Tata Teleservices, Titan, Tata Communications, and The Indian Hotels Company Limited (Taj Hotels). The List of Subsidiaries making this Company a giant and biggest Group in the way of diversified Business.
Mohammed Premji is the Founder of this Brand. Right Now Mr. Azim Premji is the Chairman OF this Wipro Group. Azim Premji is coming from a Nizari Ismaili Shia Muslim family with origins from Kutch in Gujarat. Wipro is the very diversified Company with good credit in It, Consumer Care, Healthcare, Consumer Lightings Etc.
Wipro Ltd Ownes some Popular brands Like Santoor Soap, Chandrika Soap & shampoo Yardly Perfumes, Glucovita, Etc
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Limited is an Indian multinational pharmaceutical company owned by Mr Deelip Sanghavi. Sun Pharma is the World’s 5th Largest
Speciality Generic Pharmaceutical Company.The company offers formulations in various therapeutic areas, such as cardiology, psychiatry, neurology, gastroenterology and Diabetology. The 2014 acquisition of Ranbaxy has made the company the largest pharma company in India
Amul is an Indian dairy cooperative, based at Anand in the state of Gujarat. The cooperative movement that began Gujarat back in 1946 was a movement against the atrocities of Polson Dairy. In 1973 the Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation was established to market milk and milk products manufactured by six district cooperative unions of Gujarat.This is what Amul started its journey and created the biggest Product Shelves.Amul’s architect in almost every way was the late Dr Verghese Kurien.
Gautam Adani started his business career as a diamond merchant and later started his own trading company under the name of Adani Enterprises Limited. He is known for setting up various thermal power plants and oil mills across the country.Adani groups deals in various sectors such as coal mining and trading, ports, oil and gas, power exploration, edible oils etc.
Karsanbhai Patel is an Indian industrialist and is among the top richest businessman in Gujarat. before starting his own business of selling soaps and detergents from his backyard. He later named this company as Nirma Enterprises. For his immense contribution to Indian trade and business industry, Patel was conferred with Padma Shri by the president of India
Godrej was founded by Ardeshir Godrej and Pirojsha Burjorji Godrej in 1897.Godrej Group is managed and largely owned by the Godrej family. The Godrej family is an Indian Gujarati-speaking Zororastrian Parsi family. Right now Adi Godrej is the Chairman of this Group. This Group has diversified across sectors and Working under the umbrella of the Godrej Group, including Godrej Industries, Godrej Agrovet, Godrej Consumer Products, Godrej Properties, Godrej Infotech, and the holding company Godrej & Boyce.
Mr. Achal bakeri is the Founder of this brand. Symphony Limited, the world’s largest air-cooler manufacturing company.In 2000 we did not even have enough money to give a Diwali bonus.The company was about to go bankrupt in 2002. We started developing new models of air coolers, products which were better than what we had and revived as a Guinness book of world record for manufacturing world’s largest functioning air cooler. Symphony Ltd also acquires Chinese air cooler company
Mohanlal Chauhan is the pioneer and the mind behind the success of the present Billion Dollar Empire – Parle Group. Parle- G is the brand which ruling the Indian Market and a brand backed by a history of more than 75 years that has evolved over time to become the world’s largest selling biscuit brand.And today after the separation, the group has been divided amongst three families: –
Parle Agro, Parle Products, Parle Bisleri
Bhavin and Divyank Turakhia is the Master mind who started this COmpany at age of 18 with Capital of 25000/-. Bhavin and Divyank sold four of their web presence companies – BigRock, LogicBoxes, ResellerClub, and Webhosting.info. Duo also sold ad-technology company Media.net, founded in 2010, to a Chinese Consortium for $900 million.He currently operates Flock, Ringo, Radix and Zeta
Mr. Tulsi Tanti is the Founder of this Company. Tulsi Tanti has built one of the world’s largest wind turbine companies in an incredibly short amount of time. Suzlon Energy Ltd. is a wind turbine supplier company.Suzlon is a vertically integrated wind power company. It makes and installs wind turbines, and manufactures blades, generators, panels, and towers in-house. Suzlon has installed over 17000 MW of wind power capacity in 18 countries.
In 1897, Lalbhai Dalpatbhai set up his first mill, the Saraspur Manufacturing Company.Arvind was soon to emerge as a global leader in denim production. The Arvind Store was set up to house the best brands of Arvind under one roof. Ruf and Tuf is one of the Popular Denim brands in Mid 90. In 2017 ,Arvind launches its own Ready-To-Wear brand. Today its own brands like Flying Machine, Newport and Excalibur and licensed international brands like Arrow, Tommy Hilfiger
Pidilite Industries Limited is an Indian-based adhesives manufacturing company.Mr. Balvant Parekh is the Founder of this Giant Group. he was born in Mahuva town of Bhavnagar district Gujarat.Pidilite markets the Fevicol range of adhesives. Its other brands are ” Fevikwik”, Dr. Fixit, “Roff”,Cyclo, Ranipal, Hobby Ideas, M-seal and Acron
Asian Paints Limited is an Indian multinational paint company. Founded By Mr. Amar Jain. In 1942, This Company was Started in a garage by Four Friends. Ashwin Choksi and Ashwin Dani are the Director of this Company. The Company operates in Basic and industrial chemicals, decorative paints, industrial (re)finishing products, coatings.Asian Paints was included in the list of India’s Super 50 companies by Forbes India in 2015
Vadilal Industries Ltd is India’s second largest ice cream player. In 1907, Vadilal Gandhi had Started this Business as a Small Fountain Shop. Vadilal Industries has an extensive reach. Vadilal is offering a wide range of icecreams which includes cones, candies, bars, ice-lollies, small cups, big cups, family packs, and economy packs
Sudhir and Samir Mehta are two Indian brothers who together run the Torrent Group.Their company Torrent Pharmaceuticals is the leading pioneer in it’s field in India. After their father’s death, both the brothers have taken the company to new height.
Gujarat Tea Processors & Packers Ltd is 3rd largest packaged tea company in India which was founded by the Mr Narandas Desai. Waghbakri tea is the Most Promising and Trusted brand of India. The story of Wagh Bakri Tea Group has been featured in Kotler’s 14th edition of marketing management as a case study.
Pankaj Patel is an Indian billionaire Businessman. Under his leaderships, Cadila Healthcare has received numerous recognition and reached to it’s heights. For his contribution, Patel was named as the best pharma man of the year in 2003.Pankaj is also the chairman of Zydus Hospitals.
Astral Poly Technik Limited was established in 1996.Mr Sandeep Engineer is the Founder and Managing Director of Astral Poly Technik .The Company and its subsidiaries are engaged in the business of manufacturing and trading of pipes, fittings and adhesive solutions .Its product range includes pipe category for plumbing, industrial, drainage, fire protection, agriculture, electrical conduit and ancillary, and adhesive category for construction, maintenance, wood care and automotive.
In 1971, Ajanta company was incorporated and thus started its tryst with manufacturing of wall clocks.Ajanta is very famous for its Clocks and its also big company who manufactured and sold highest Clocks in India. Ajanta Group is a diversified group of companies, active in textiles, transport, construction equipment and machinery. It mainly sells clocks in India, and also plans to sell inexpensive electric vehicles.
Kotak Mahindra Bank is an Indian private sector bank. it was Founded in 2003 By Mr Uday Kotak.It offers a wide range of banking products and financial services for corporate and retail customers. MR. kotak is from Gujarati Lohana Family. Kotak mahindra bank has specialized subsidiaries in the areas of personal finance, investment banking, general insurance, life insurance, and wealth management.
Reliance group was founded by Dhirubhai Ambani in 1966. Mr Anil Ambani Ownes this Adag Group. The group provides telecom, financial services, construction, entertainment, power, healthcare, manufacturing, defence, aviation, and transportation services. This Group has many Subsidiaries like Reliance Power,Reliance Communications,Reliance Infrastructure,Reliance Capital,Reliance Entertainment,Reliance Health,Reliance MediaWorks
Marico Limited is an Indian consumer goods company providing consumer products and services. Founded by Mr Harsh Mariwala.The organization holds a number of brands including Kaya Limited, Parachute, Saffola, Hair&Care, Nihar, Mediker, Revive, Manjal, Livon, Set Wet, Zatak, Fiancee, HairCode, Eclipse, X-Men, Hercules.
Kiran Mazumdar was born to Gujarati parents in Bangalore. She is the Founder of Biocon Limited. Biocon Limited is an Indian biopharmaceutical company.Biocon was founded in 1978 with ₹10,000 as the initial capital. Biocon’s formulations for the Indian market straddles Metabolics, Oncology, Immunotherapy, Nephrology and Specialty.
Hasmukh Chudgar founded Intas Pharmaceuticals, which claims to be among the fastest-growing pharma firms in the country.Run by sons Nimish and Binish, the Ahmedabad- headquartered company sells its generics in more than 70 countries.Intas is also present in more than 70 countries worldwide with robust sales, marketing and distribution infrastructure in markets.
In 1944, Mr Satish Chona, a young engineer started this Business.Havmor’s range of products are today available across 14 markets in India with a network of restaurants, eateries and Havfunn parlours.Mr Chona began Havmor operations with just 200 rupees from a humble handcart that he would take to the Ahmedabad railway station.
Darshan Patel, founder and CEO of Vini Cosmetics who is from Gujarat.In 1985 that Patel joined Paras Pharma, his family business.When Patel launched Vini Cosmetics in 2009 and started selling Fogg in 2011, he knew he had to stand out in a crowded market. Vini Cosmetics has had the fastest ramp-up among FMCG companies. Glam up, 18+, Nufeel, Delicca, and White TOne Powder are the Products of the Vini Cosmetics.
Rajkot Based Balaji wafer and Namkeen is the manufacture of various packaged snacks. Chandubhai Virani is the founder and director of Balaji Wafers . In 1982, Chandubhai started making potato wafers. Balaji Wafers, the largest regional potato wafer and snack brand and the second biggest player in the potato wafer segment in the country,
Today SOSYO has become a formidable brand and is all set to grow further.Mohsin Hajoori introduced Sosyo in 1927 in Surat, as an Indian option to the UK drink Vimto. Vimto was marketed in India since 1923 by Mohsin Hajoori. It was Started by inspiration from Mahatma Gandhi’s Swadeshi movement.
Sintex Industries is the world largest producer of plastic water tank. Mr Dinesh patel is the Chairman of the Sintex Industries. Sintex Industries has grown to an over Rs9bn company with a strong and aggressive growth outlook, which is driven by innovation, acquisitions, and expansions.
Bhadresh Shah is an Indian businessman who is also the founder of AIA Engineering, the second largest metal company in it’s niche in the world.Shah’s contribution in Indian metal industry is immense and therefore he has been awarded with several awards and recognition in his lifetime.
Rasna is a soft drink concentrate brand owned by Pioma Industries.Piruz Khambatta, Chairman and Managing Director, Rasna Pvt Limited.Rasna has a 90% market share and actually owns the category. Khambatta has been conferred “Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Award 2009 instituted by Asia’s most prestigious entrepreneurship award