Top 10 Companies of India

Top 10 Companies of India

Following is a list of the Top 10 companies of India sorted by their annual revenue generation.

10. Coal India Limited


Coal India Limited with their Slogan “We Survive if Nature lives” is US $12 billion dollar revenue maker annually. It has above 350,000 employees on it’s pay roll and holds their HQ in Kolkata, West Bengal. Coal India Limited is the largest coal producer company in the world capable of producing 452 million tonnes of coal in one year also making it the 5th most valuable company by market value.


9. Hindalco Industries


Hindalco industries makes US $13 billion of revenue annually (Rs. 81,500 crores). It specializes in Aluminium and Copper products with its HQ in Mumbai and is one of the largest Metal Industries in India with over 20,500 employees all over the country. It is a subsidiary of the Aditya Birla Group. Hindalco is one of the world’s largest aluminium rolling companies and one of the biggest producers of primary aluminium in Asia.


8. TATA Steel


Founded 108 years ago by Dorabji Tata in 1907, TATA Steel is the 11st largest Steel maker in the world. It generates a revenue of US $24.5 billion by manufacturing Steel, flat steel products, long steel products, wire products, and steel plates. TATA Steel is based out of Mumbai with 80,391 employees on it’s pay-rolls.




Founded in 1956, Oil and Natural Gas Corp has its HQ in Dehradun in the state of Uttrakhand. It generates an annual revenue of US $27.6 billion with a total of 32,923 employees as of 2014.


6. State Bank of India


Founded in 1956, SBI is the largest banking network in India with an estimated revenue of US $33 billion per year (Rs. 2.1 lack crore). It employs 222,033 employees and covers corporate banking, consumer banking, finances and insurance, investment banking, mortgage and loans, equity, saving, securities, asset management and credit cards etc. The ancestry of SBI goes back to 1806 during British India through the Imperial Bank of India making it the oldest Bank in the Indian sub-continent. SBI’s slogan is “The Nation banks on us”.





Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited was founded in 1974 and is based in Mumbai. HPCL generates a revenue of US $ 37.85 billion per year and have 11,226 employees on their payrolls. The company produces and sells Petroleum lubricants, Oil and Natural Gas and petrochemicals.



4. TATA Motors

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Another TATA company in top 10, TATA motors was founded by Jamsetji Tata in 1945. It was formerly called Telco (Tata Engineering and Locomotives Company). TATA motors produces automobiles, commercial vehicles, coaches, construction equipment and military vehicles generating a revenue of US $ 38.6 billion with its employee strength at 66,393 per year. Their slogan is “More dreams per car”. Tata Motors is worlds 17th largest motor vehicle manufacturing company and 2nd largest Bus manufacturer by Volume. It also is the 4th largest truck manufacturer in the world.




“The Pure for Sure” company – Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited generates an annual revenue of US $39.45 billion (Rs 2.45 lack crore). It is based out of Mumbai with a relatively lesser staff strength of 14,154 personnel.


2. Reliance Industries Limited

Reliance Industries Logo

Reliance was founded by Dhirubhai Ambani in 1966. Since then it has risen to be the biggest Industry in the country which deals in Textiles, Petroleum, Oil and natural gas, Crude oil, telecom, retail, media and polyester. With so many verticals, Reliance generates a staggering US $ 75 billion (Rs. 4.6 lack crore) worth of revenue every year with just 23,519 employees on the rolls. The HQ is in Mumbai.




Indian Oil Corporation Limited, founded in 1966 is the king of all petroleum industries in India and has a profound presence in Northern India. It generates a mind-boggling US $81.55 billion (Rs 5 lack crore) a year with around 31,198 employees on the rolls. IOCL have their HQ in New Delhi and produces and manufactures Fuels, Lubricants and Petrochemicals.


It get’s clear that the mammoth money-makers in India is the Petroleum Industry. If we were to keep out the Petroleum industry, TATA and State Bank of India are the non-petroleum revenue kings.


Written by Aru Raghuvanshi

Aru Raghuvanshi