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6 Indians Feature On 100 Most Powerful Women List 

Nirmala Sitharaman   This isn’t the first time the Finance Minister of India has been included in the list, first making an appearance in 2019 with a 34th ranking, followed by 41st in 2020, 37th in 2021 and finally 36th this year.   

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Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw   The Executive Chairperson of Biocon, India's largest listed biopharmaceutical firm (by revenue), Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw was ranked 72nd on the list.

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Falguni Nayar   59-year-old Nykaa CEO, Falguni Nayar, who initially started as an investment banker went on to start her brand in 2012. The company was publicly listed less than 10 years later, in 2021. Nayar was ranked at the 72nd position. 

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Roshni Nadar Malhotra Just like Sitharaman, Roshni Nadar has featured in this Forbes list twice already. Currently handling all the strategic decisions of HCL, the 40-year-old was featured at the 53rd position in this year’s list.

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Madhabi Puri Buch   SEBI Chairperson (Securities and Exchange Board of India), Madhabi Puri Buch made her Forbes debut this year. The first woman chairperson to lead SEBI, and Non-IAS at that, Buch was ranked 54th on the list.   

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Soma Mondal Similarly, the first woman chairperson of Steel Authority of India Ltd.(SAIL), Soma Mondal was placed at the 67th position, on this year’s Forbes list. The PSU, under Mondal’s vision, has seen multi folds growth in profit.