Indian women in business breaking the glass ceiling

There is nothing that can stop these fierce forces

Gone are the days when women were confined to the four walls looking after the kitchen. Now times have come when women in large numbers are seen outnumbering men across professions. From flying the fighter jets for the country to representing the nation at international waters, women are shining examples of growing India. Likewise, there are ladies emerging from the ghettos of this beautiful country and making it to the top of the business world. Here is mentioning some of the greatest women on top in the business world in India.


She is the Chairman & Managing Director of Tractors and Farm Equipment Limited, a tractor major that was incorporated in 1960 in Chennai. She is also the Chairperson of the Public Enterprises Selection Board (PESB), constituted by the Government of India. Under her leadership, her firm became the third-largest tractor manufacturing company in the world in terms of volumes.

Priya Paul

She is the Chairperson of ApeejaySurrendra Park Hotels, a subsidiary of the ApeejaySurrendra Group operating The Park Hotels chain of hotels. Working under her father, Paul joined the family company at the age of 21 as a marketing manager at The Park New Delhi. She succeeded her father in 1990 as the Chairperson of the hospitality division of the ApeejaySurendra Group. At the age of 54, Paul is considered among the most influential women in business in India. The businesswoman is also the recipient of the Padma Shree Award.

Such Mukherjee

She is the founder and CEO of Limeroad, an online clothing and lifestyle accessories marketplace. The online platform is known for its fashion forwards style for both men and women. With a master’s degree in Finance from The Economic School in London, Mukherjee comes with 18 years of experience in consumer technology businesses. It was during her maternity leave that the businesswoman stumbled upon the idea of entrepreneurship.

Aditi Gupta

The Co-founder of Menstrupedia, Gupta, and her husband started a comic illustration with the aim to educate girls on menstruation. Finding success there, the couple then created a website called And later, in 2014, Menstrupedia became a partner with Whisper India for their school contact program.

A few other known woman entrepreneurs are VandanaLuthra – The founder of VLCC, KiranMazumdar-Shaw -The founder of Biocon Limited; Ritu Kumar – The Fashion designer; IndraNooyi – The board member of Amazon, FalguniNayar – The Founder of Nykaa, ZarinDaruwala – CEO of Standard Chartered Bank, KakuNakhate, President & Country Head, India, Bank of America, and RadhikaGhai – Co-Founder,

Nirtika Pandita

A follower of Master Oogway, living by his words of Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery and today is a gift, which is why it is called the ‘Present’, I am trying to master the art of now. Keeping that in the center I am combining my professional prowess as a writer and nerves of a gastronaut to conquer the Saha world.
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