Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Savitri Jindal

Savitri Jindal (Hindi:सावित्री जिंदल) is an Indian steel baroness, the wealthiest woman in India and the world's 56th richest person. She is the non-executive chairperson of O.P. Jindal Group, and member of the Haryana Vidhan Sabha, (Legislative Assembly) MLA. She also served as a Minister of Power in the Government of Haryana until 2010. She became the chairperson after her husband, O. P. Jindal, died in a helicopter crash in 2005.

She is also a member of Haryana Vidhan Sabha and MLA. Savitri Jindal became the Chair person of JSPL after the death of her Husband O.P. Jindal in 2005 by Helicopter Crash.

Savitri was born on 20th March 1950 and residing at Hisar, Haryana, India. She is an Indian citizen and Diploma holder as far as her education is concerned. She married to O.P. Jindal who founded JSPL.

Savitri had 10 Children : Prithviraj Jindal, Sajjan Jindal, Ratan Jindal, Naveen Jindal and 6 others.[citation needed]

Jindal Steel and Power Limited is the most valuable private steel producer in India. JSPL is a leading player in Steel, Power, Mining, Oil & Gas and Infrastructure. Mr. Naveen Jindal, the youngest son of the legendary late Shri. O P Jindal, drives JSPL and its group companies Jindal Power Ltd, Jindal Petroleum Ltd., Jindal Cement Ltd. and Jindal Steel Bolivia with a belief in the concept of self-sufficiency. The company produces economical and efficient steel and power through backward integration from its own captive coal and iron-ore mines and passes on the benefits to its customers.

The Jindal family established Vidya Devi Jindal School, a residential school for girls in Hisar, India, in 1984. Although not marketed as such, it is widely known to cater to the wealthy through its private location and remarkable array of activities. The school's student body comprises girls from affluent business and political families of India.

In 2011, Savitri Jindal is listed by Forbes as the world's 56th and India's 5th richest woman having net worth of $13.2 Billion, as well as for having more children than any other billionaire mother (nine).

From : www.wikipedia.org