Top 10 Conglomerate Companies in India 2017

Aditya Birla Group‎ - The group is a leading and well known multinational conglomerate headquartered in Mumbai, India.

Backed with more than 120,000 number of employees across 40 countries, Aditya Birla Group deals in varied sectors such as insulators, viscose staple fibre, cement, branded apparel, metals, carbon black, financial services, IT services, BPO, telecom, viscose filament yarn and more. Adding to this, the company is being the third biggest Indian private sector conglomerate behind RIL and Tata Group with revenue of US$ 74 billion and US$ 100 billion respectively.        

Type – Private, Industry – Conglomerate, Founded – 1857, Number of Employees – 136,000, Revenue – US$ 45 billionr



Bajaj Group - Established in 1926 and headquartered in Mumbai, India, Bajaj Group has been a preeminent Indian conglomerate comprising 36 companies worldwide. The flagship company of Bajaj Group that is Bajaj Auto is ranked as the world’s fourth biggest two and three wheeler maker. Adding to this, the group has major involvement in several sectors such as automobiles including two and three wheeler, iron and steel, home appliances, finance, travel, lighting, insurance and more.    

Type – Public, Industry – Conglomerate, Founded – 1926, Number of Employees – 45,000, Revenue – US$ 6.8 billion



Essar Group‎ - The company is a well reputed Indian multinational conglomerate with major investments in areas of energy – comprising oil, gas and power, steel, services – covering realty, telecom, shipping, outsourcing and technology solutions, and infrastructure – covering concessions, ports and projects. Founded in 1969, the company caters into services, manufacturing and retail having operations in more than 25 countries spread across 25 countries and five continents. Adding to this, the group has plans to expand in other areas as well involving publishing, information technology and agribusiness.   

Type – Private, Industry – Conglomerate, Founded – 1969, Number of Employees – 73,000, Revenue – US$ 39 billion



Gitanjali Group‎ - The group is one of the biggest and most reputed branded jewellery retailers across the world. Headquartered in Mumbai and established in 1966, Gitanjali group sells its jewellery across more than 4000 points of sale and has a market share of more than 50% of the overall organized jewellery market across the country. Engaged extensively in the cutting and polishing of diamonds, the company also deals in jewellery making, retailing and branding. Along with India, the company exports its polished as well as cut diamonds and other jewellery items to international market areas including Middle East, USA, Hong Kong, China, Thailand, Japan and other European areas.           

Type – Public, Industry – Diamond and Jewellery, Founded – 1966, Revenue – US$ 2 billion



JSW Group - Based in Mumbai, JSW group is among the top and reckoned India’s biggest business conglomerates. Showing its diversified interests in several sectors including cement, steel, information technology, energy, infrastructure, aluminium, logistics, minerals, mining etc., the company has a strong presence and visibility in economic sector led by Sajjan Jindal. In fact, it emerges as the India’s biggest producers within time and years of the commodity with an annual turnover of about 14.3 million tonnes.     

Type – Private, Industry – Conglomerate, Founded – 1982, Revenue – US$ 11 billion



Kirloskar Group‎ - Headquartered in Pune, India, it is a well known Indian conglomerate that exports to more than 70 countries over most of the Europe, Africa and Southeast Asia. Incorporated in 1888, Kirloskar group flagship company named as Kirloskar Brothers Limited is been India’s biggest manufacturer of pumps and valves. Headed by Sanjay Kirloskar, the company undertakes construction projects via its subsidiary named as Kirloskar Engineers and Constructions Limited. In fact, the company was one of the earliest and oldest industrial firms dealing in the engineering industry all across the country.    

Type – Private, Industry – Conglomerate, Founded – 1888, Number of Employees – 18,000, Revenue – US$ 2.5 billion



Larsen & Tourbo‎ - Also been popular as L&T, Larsen and Toubro Limited is a leading and well acknowledged Indian multinational conglomerate founded by Danish engineers. Headquartered in Mumbai, the group caters in several sectors including manufacturing goods, engineering, financial services, information technology, construction and more. In fact the company is India’s biggest construction and engineering firm and was appreciated as the ‘Company of the year’ in 2010 Economic Times awards. Adding to this, it was ranked at 4th position by Newsweek in the green companies global list in the industrial industry.       

Industry – Conglomerate, Founded – 1938, Number of Employees – 84,027, Revenue – US$ 15 billion