Top Ten Indian Companies in Forbes Global List
Here are the top ten Indian companies listed in the Forbes Global 2000 list:
- Reliance Industries Limited (RIL): Mukesh Ambani-promoted RIL has ranked 121 position in the Forbes Global 2000 list. Reliance Industries Limited, is also a Fortune Global 500 company and is the largest private sector company in India.
- State Bank of India (SBI): The largest bank of India, SBI has ranked 150 in the top 200 companeis of the Forbes Global 2000 list. The bank has maximum number of ATMs in India. State Bank of India was adjudged the Best Bank of the Year 2008 by London based ‘The Banker’ magazine of Financial Times Group.
- Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC): ONGC the largest public sector undertaking in India has ranked 152 in the list of Forbes Global 2000. Last year, ONGC was ranked 198th in Forbes Global 2000 list for the year 2008. ONGC ranked 335th position as per Fortune Global 500 list in the year 2008.
- Steel Authority of India (SAIL): SAIL has ranked 582 in the Forbes Global 2000 list. SAIL is the leading steel-making company in India. It is a fully integrated iron and steel maker, producing both basic and special steels for domestic construction, engineering, power, railway, automotive and defence industries and for sale in export markets.
- Reliance Communications: The company has ranked 689 rank in the list of Forbes Global 2000 list for the year 2009. Reliance Communications is the flagship company of the AnilDhirubhai Ambani Group (ADAG) of companies. Listed on the National Stock Exchange and the Bombay Stock Exchange, it is India’s leading integrated telecommunication company with over 71 million customers.
- Larsen & Toubro Limited (L&T): L&T is India’s largest engineering and construction conglomerate with additional interests in electrical, electronics and IT. L&T ranked 773 in the Forbes Global 2000 list for the year 2009. A survey conducted by the country’s leading business magazine Business Today and consultancy firm Ernst & Young has given L&T a coveted honour – ‘The Best Managed Company in India’ in 2008.
- Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL): BPCL ranked 795 in the list of Global 2000 companies complied by Forbes for the 2009. BPCL caters to the fuel needs of approx. 8000 Industrial customers spread across all over the country. These include Industries from the Public & Private Sectors, of the core and non-core segments and various Govt. Establishments, such as Defence, Railways, State Trading Corporations, and State Electricity Boards.
- Bharat Heavy Electrical Limited (BHEL): BHEL ranked 796 in the list of Global 2000 companies listed by Forbes for the year 2009. BHEL manufactures over 180 products under 30 major product groups and caters to core sectors of the Indian Economy viz., Power Generation & Transmission, Industry, Transportation, Telecommunication, Renewable Energy, etc.
- Housing Development Finance Corporation Ltd. (HDFC): HDFC ranked 808 in the list of Global 2000 companies complied by Forbes for the year 2009. HDFC was incorporated in 1977 with the primary objective of meeting a social need – that of promoting home ownership by providing long-term finance to households for their housing needs. HDFC was promoted with an initial share capital of Rs. 100 million.
- Tata Consultancy Services (TCS): TCS ranked 834 in the list of Global 2000 companies listed by Forbes for the year 2009. TCS offers a consulting-led, integrated portfolio of IT and IT-enabled services delivered through its unique Global Network Delivery Model, recognized as the benchmark of excellence in software development.