The more multinational a country produces, the more powerful it becomes financially. Let us know about some such multinational companies that emerged in India.
India is one of the fastest-growing economies in the whole world. For quite a long time, India Inc. is reaping the benefits of globalization, and its huge potential in the international market. The country is home to many multinational companies (MNCs) with an extensive reach of business all over the world. Below you can find the list of a few MNCs in India. The business growth in these companies is substantial, a large number of professionals are advancing their careers here and these firms are the top choice for jobs as well. They are playing a good role in the economic advancements of our country and they have made their indelible marks globally. Entrepreneurs from India have established these amazing companies and running the business globally. Moreover, with each passing day, these companies are acquiring companies abroad and becoming more global. They are also recruiting staff, cutting across nationalities. Needless to say, Indian Inc. has become a great force to reckon with.
ITC Limited is an Indian multinational conglomerate company headquartered in Kolkata, West Bengal. Established in 1910 as the Imperial Tobacco Company of India Limited, the company was renamed as the India Tobacco Company Limited in 1970 and later to I.T.C. Limited in 1974. The company now stands...Read More
Zomato is an Indian restaurant aggregator and food delivery start-up founded by Deepinder Goyal and Pankaj Chaddah in 2008. Zomato provides information, menus and user-reviews of restaurants as well as food delivery options from partner restaurants in select cities. Zomato also began grocery delivery amid the COVID-19 outbreak. As of 2019, the service is available in 24 countries and in more than 10,000 cities.
Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) is an Indian public sector multinational crude oil and gas company. Its registered office is in New Delhi. It is owned by the Government of India, under the administrative control of the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas. It is the largest oil and gas exploration...Read More
Future Group is an Indian conglomerate company founded by Kishore Biyani, headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. The company is known for having a significant prominence in Indian retail and fashion sectors, with popular supermarket chains like Big Bazaar and Food Bazaar, lifestyle stores like...Read More
Tata Group is an Indian multinational conglomerate company, headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. Founded in 1868 by Jamsetji Tata, the company gained international recognition after purchasing several global companies. It is one of the biggest and oldest industrial groups in India. Each Tata...Read More
TVS Group is an Indian conglomerate with its principal headquarters located in Madurai and international headquarters in Chennai. One of its subsidiaries is TVS Motor Company. The group’s subsidiaries are owned by three holding companies, viz., TVS & Sons, Sundaram Industries and TVS Holding Companies. TVS & Sons is the parent company of the group.
Vedanta Resources Limited is a global diversified metals and mining company with its headquarters in London, England. It is the largest mining and non-ferrous metals company in India and has mining operations in Australia and Zambia and oil and gas operations in three countries. Its main products...Read More
ArcelorMittal S.A. is an Indian Luxembourgish multinational steel manufacturing corporation headquartered in Luxembourg City. It was formed in 2006 from the takeover and merger of Arcelor by Indian-owned Mittal Steel. ArcelorMittal is the world’s largest steel producer, with an annual crude steel production of 92.5 million metric tonnes as of 2018. It is ranked 120th in the 2019 Fortune Global 500 ranking of the world’s largest corporations.
Infosys Limited, is an Indian multinational corporation that provides business consulting, information technology and outsourcing services. The company is headquartered in Bangalore, Karnataka, India. Infosys is the second-largest Indian IT company after Tata Consultancy Services by 2017 revenue figures...Read More
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (d/b/a Sun Pharma) is an Indian multinational pharmaceutical company headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra, that manufactures and sells pharmaceutical formulations and active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) primarily in India and the United States. The company...Read More
State Bank of India (SBI) is an Indian multinational, public sector banking and financial services statutory body headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra. SBI is the 43rd largest bank in the world and ranked 236th in the Fortune Global 500 list of the world’s biggest corporations of 2019. A nationalised...Read More
Asian Paints Limited, is an Indian multinational paint company headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra. The company is engaged in the business of manufacturing, selling and distribution of paints, coatings, products related to home decor, bath fittings and providing of related services. Asian Paints...Read More
Aditya Birla Management Corporation Pvt. Ltd., d/b/a Aditya Birla Group, is an Indian multinational conglomerate, headquartered in Worli, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. It operates in 34 countries with more than 120,000 employees. The group was founded by Seth Shiv Narayan Birla in 1857. The group has...Read More
Air India is the flag carrier airline of India, headquartered at New Delhi. It is owned by Air India Limited, a government-owned enterprise, and operates a fleet of Airbus and Boeing aircraft serving 102 domestic and international destinations. The airline has its hub at Indira Gandhi International...Read More
Apollo Tyres Limited is an Indian tyre manufacturing company headquartered in Gurugram, Haryana. It was incorporated in 1972, and its first plant was commissioned in Perambra, Thrissur, Kerala, India. The company now has four manufacturing units in India, one in Netherlands and one in Hungary. It...Read More
Arvind Limited (formerly Arvind Mills) is a textile manufacturer and the flagship company of the Lalbhai Group. Its headquarters are in Naroda, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India, and it has units at Santej (near Kalol). The company manufactures cotton shirting, denim, knits and bottomweight (khaki) fabrics....Read More
Ashok Leyland is an Indian automobile company headquartered in Chennai, India. It is owned by the Hinduja Group.It was founded in 1948 as Ashok Motors and became Ashok Leyland in the year 1955. Ashok Leyland is the second-largest manufacturer of commercial vehicles in India, the third-largest manufacturer...Read More
Aurobindo Pharma Limited is a pharmaceutical manufacturing company headquartered in HITEC City, Hyderabad, India. The company manufactures generic pharmaceuticals and active pharmaceutical ingredients. The company’s area of activity includes six major therapeutic/product areas: antibiotics, anti-retrovirals,...Read More
Bharat Forge Limited (BFL) is a Pune-based Indian multinational company involved in automotives, power, oil & gas, construction & mining, locomotive, marine and aerospace industries. The company has now entered into the defence sector and is moving from being a components manufacturer to a...Read More
Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) is an Indian public sector oil and gas company headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra.The Corporation operates two large refineries of the country located in Kochi and Mumbai. The company is India’s 2nd largest downstream oil company and is ranked 275th on the Fortune list of the world’s biggest corporations as of 2019. BPCL ranked 672 in the Forbes 2018 list.
Bharti Airtel Limited, also known as Airtel, is an Indian multinational telecommunications services company based in New Delhi, Delhi NCT. It operates in 18 countries across South Asia and Africa, and also in the Channel Islands. Airtel provides GSM, 3G, 4G LTE, 4G+ mobile services, fixed line broadband...Read More
Bira 91 is a craft beer brand manufactured by B9 Beverages Pvt. Ltd. It was launched in 2015. The company’s first brewery unit was located in Flanders region of Belgium where a craft distillery was used to contract manufacture the beer with ingredients from France, Belgium, Himalayas and Bavarian...Read More
Café Coffee Day (CCD) is an Indian café chain. It is a subsidiary of Coffee Day Enterprises Limited. Coffee Day serves 160 crore (1.6 billion) cups of coffee annually in six countries. Internationally, CCDs are present in Austria, Czech Republic, Malaysia, Nepal and Egypt.
Dabur (derived from Daktar Burman) is an Indian consumer goods company founded in 1884 by S. K. Burman. It manufactures Ayurvedic medicine and natural consumer products. It is one of the largest fast-moving consumer goods companies in India.
Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories is an Indian multinational pharmaceutical company located in Hyderabad, Telangana, India. The company was founded by Anji Reddy, who previously worked in the mentor institute Indian Drugs and Pharmaceuticals Limited. Dr. Reddy’s manufactures and markets a wide...Read More
Eicher Motors Limited (EML) is an Indian manufacturer of motorcycles and commercial vehicles. Eicher is the parent company of Royal Enfield, a manufacturer of middleweight motorcycles. In addition to motorcycles, Eicher has a joint venture with Sweden’s Volvo Trucks – Volvo Eicher Commercial Vehicles Limited (VECV).
Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Limited is a pharmaceutical company headquartered in Mumbai, India that was founded in 1977 by Gracias Saldanha as a generic drug and active pharmaceutical ingredient manufacturer; he named the company after his two sons. The company initially sold its products in India, Russia,...Read More
HCL Technologies Limited, is an Indian multinational information technology (IT) services and consulting company headquartered in Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India. It is a subsidiary of HCL Enterprise. Originally a research and development division of HCL, it emerged as an independent company in 1991 when...Read More
Haldiram’s is a major potato chips and Indian sweets and snacks manufacturer based out of Delhi and Nagpur. The company has manufacturing plants in a wide variety of locations such as Nagpur, New Delhi, Gurgaon, Rudrapur and Noida. Haldiram’s has its own retail chain stores and a range...Read More
Hero Motocorp Limited, formerly Hero Honda, is an Indian multinational motorcycle and scooter manufacturer based in New Delhi, India. The company is the largest two-wheeler manufacturer in the world, and also in India, where it has a market share of about 46% in the two-wheeler category. The 2006...Read More
Hidesign is a leather goods manufacturer based in Pondicherry, India. In 2018, the company had operations in 24 countries including USA, UK, Australia, Kenya, UAE, Spain, Portugal, New Zealand and Sri Lanka. The leather goods segment of Hidesign contributes to 160 crore of revenue.
Hindalco Industries Limited an Indian aluminium and copper manufacturing company, is a subsidiary of the Aditya Birla Group. Its headquarters are at Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. It is the Flagship company in the metals business. The company has annual sales of US$15 billion and employs around 20,000...Read More
Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) is an Indian public sector oil and gas company. It is a subsidiary of ONGC with its headquarters in Mumbai, Maharashtra. It has a 25% market-share in India among public sector undertakings (PSUs) coupled with a strong marketing infrastructure. Its parent...Read More
Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL), d/b/a IndianOil is an Indian public sector oil and gas company headquartered in New Delhi. It is the largest commercial oil company in the country, with a net profit of ₹19,106 crore (US$2.848 billion) for the financial the year 2016–17. It is ranked 1st...Read More
InMobi is an Indian global mobile advertising technology company based out of Bangalore, India. Its mobile-first platform allows brands, developers and publishers to engage consumers through contextual mobile advertising.
The company was founded in 2007 under the name mKhoj by Naveen Tewari,...Read More
JSW Group, is an Indian multinational conglomerate company based in Mumbai, India. It is led by Sajjan Jindal and part of the Jindal Group.
Earlier, the name was Jindal South West. Later, the company adopted the name of JSW to promote it as a brand. Now the group has footprints across various...Read More
Larsen & Toubro Limited, commonly known as L&T, is an Indian technology, engineering, construction, manufacturing and financial services conglomerate headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. It was founded by two Danish engineers taking refuge in India. The company has business interests...Read More
Marico Limited is one of India’s leading consumer goods companies providing consumer products and services in the areas of health, beauty and wellness. With its headquarters in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, Marico is present in over 25 countries across emerging markets of Asia and Africa. It owns...Read More
Micromax is an Indian smartphone manufacturer and consumer electronics company headquartered in Gurugram, Haryana, India. It was established as an IT software company operating in the embedded devices domain. It later entered the mobile handset business. By 2010, Micromax was one of the largest domestic...Read More
Mindtree Limited is an Indian multinational information technology and outsourcing company headquartered in Bangalore, India and New Jersey, USA. It is part of the Larsen & Toubro group. Founded in 1999, the company employs approximately 21,991 employees with an annual revenue of ₹7839.9 crore...Read More
Motherson Sumi Systems Limited (MSSL) was established in 1986 and is part of the Motherson Group. Motherson Sumi Systems Ltd. is a joint venture between Samvardhana Motherson International Ltd of India and Sumitomo Wiring Systems Ltd. (SWS) of Japan. A collaboration with Tokai Electric Co. (now SWS)...Read More
Piramal Group is an Indian conglomerate diverse interests in pharma, financial services, real estate and glass packaging. The group has offices in over 30 countries and a global brand presence in more than 100 markets. It presence across various sectors such as healthcare, life sciences, drug discovery, healthcare information management, specialty glass packaging, financial services and real estate.
Ola Cabs (stylised as OLΛ) is an Indian ridesharing company offering services that include vehicle for hire and food delivery. The company is based in Bangalore, Karnataka, India and was developed by ANI Technologies Pvt. Ltd. As of October 2019, Ola was valued at about $6.5 billion A variety of...Read More
Oyo Rooms (stylised as OYO), also known as Oyo Hotels & Homes, is an Indian hospitality chain of leased and franchised hotels, homes and living spaces. Founded in 2013 by Ritesh Agarwal, OYO initially consisted mainly of budget hotels. The startup expanded globally with thousands of hotels, vacation...Read More
Old Monk Rum is an iconic vatted Indian dark rum, launched in 1954. It is blended and aged for a minimum of 7 years. It is a dark rum with a distinct vanilla flavour, with an alcohol content of 42.8%. It is produced in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh.
There is no advertising, its popularity depends...Read More
Punj Lloyd is an Indian engineering procurement and construction contractor providing services for energy, infrastructure and defense sectors. The company’s operations are spread across the Middle East and Africa, Asia Pacific, South Asia and Europe. The group includes over 50 subsidiaries and...Read More
Rajesh Exports Limited is a gold retailer in India which refines, designs, and sells gold and jewelry. The company ranked 495th on the Fortune Global 500 in 2019, with revenues of more than $25,142 million, making it the eighth largest company in India by revenue. The present managing director is Prashant Mehta and the executive chairman is Rajesh Mehta.
Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group or popularly known as Reliance ADA Group or simply Reliance Group is an Indian conglomerate, headquartered in Mumbai, India. The company, which was formed after Dhirubhai Ambani’s business was divided up, is headed by his younger son Anil Ambani.
Sahara India Pariwar is an Indian conglomerate headquartered in Lucknow, India. The group operates business sectors like finance, infrastructure & housing, media & entertainment, health care, education, hospitality and information technology. The group has been a major promoter of sports in India and was the title sponsor of the Indian national cricket team, Indian national hockey team and Bangladesh national cricket team, Force India Formula One team among many other sports.
Mahindra Satyam (formerly Satyam Computer Services Limited) was an Indian information technology (IT) services company based in Hyderabad, India, offering software development, system maintenance, packaged software integration and engineering design services. Satyam Computer Services was listed on...Read More
Suzlon Energy Limited (NSE:SUZLONEQ, BSE:532667) is an Indian wind turbine manufacturer based in Pune, India. It was formerly ranked by MAKE as the world’s fifth largest wind turbine supplier. In 1995, founder Tulsi Tanti was managing a 20-employee textile company. Due to the erratic availability of power locally, and its rising costs, the highest business expenditure after the raw materials was electricity. The cost of electricity also offset any profits made by the company.
The Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL) is an Indian hospitality company that manages a portfolio of hotels, resorts, jungle safaris, palaces, spas and in-flight catering services. It is a subsidiary of the Tata Group conglomerate. IHCL was founded in 1868 by Jamsetji Tata and is headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra. It has more than 196 hotels in 80 locations across 4 continents and in 12 countries, with over 20,000 rooms and 25,000 employees.
Thermax Limited (BSE: 500411, NSE: THERMAX), is an engineering company involved in energy and the environment.
It was founded as a family concern in 1966 by A. S. Bhathena and later taken over by his son-in-law, Rohinton D. Aga (R. D. Aga), who served as the Chairman and Managing Director until...Read More
Titan Company Limited (earlier known as Titan Industries Limited) is an Indian luxury goods company that mainly manufactures fashion accessories such as watches, jewellery and eyewear. Part of the Tata Group, the company is headquartered in Electronic City, Bangalore.
It commenced operations...Read More
UPL Limited, (formerly United Phosphorus Limited), is an Indian multinational company that manufactures and markets agrochemicals, industrial chemicals, chemical intermediates, and specialty chemicals, and also offers crop protection solutions. Headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra, the company engages...Read More
United Spirits Limited, abbreviated to USL, is an Indian alcoholic beverages company, and the world’s second-largest spirits company by volume. It is a subsidiary of Diageo, and headquartered at UB Tower in Bangalore, Karnataka. USL exports its products to over 37 countries.According to the...Read More
Wipro Limited is an Indian multinational corporation that provides information technology, consulting and business process services. It is headquartered in Bangalore, Karnataka, India. In 2013, Wipro separated its non-IT businesses and formed the privately owned Wipro Enterprises.
Wockhardt Ltd. is a global pharmaceutical and biotechnology company headquartered in Mumbai, India. The company has manufacturing plants in India, UK, Ireland, France and US, and subsidiaries in US, UK, Ireland and France. It is a global company with more than half of its revenue coming from Europe....Read More
Essel Group (alternatively referred to as the Zee Group) is an Indian conglomerate holding company and corporate promoter headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. The company has had business interests in mass media, broadcasting infrastructure and packaging. It operates the subsidiaries of Zee...Read More
Bharti Enterprises Limited, is an Indian multinational Conglomerate Company headquartered in New Delhi, India. It was founded in 1976 by Sunil Bharti Mittal. Bharti Enterprises owns businesses spanning across manufacturing, telecommunications, agribusiness, financial services, real estate, hospitality,...Read More
Gokaldas Exports, incorporated in 1995, is India’s largest exporter of clothing. The company produces blazers and pants (formal and casual), shorts, shirts, blouses, denim wear, swimming wear, active and sports wear. The company has received ISO 9001: 2000 certification for its quality management.
Jubilant Life Sciences Limited is an integrated global pharmaceutical and life sciences company engaged in pharmaceuticals, life sciences materials, drug discovery solutions and India branded pharmaceuticals.
RICO is a world-class engineering company that supplies a wide range of high precision fully machined aluminum and iron components and assemblies for automotive OEMs worldwide. Rico’s consolidated group turnover exceeds US $ 245 million. Rico’s integrated services include design, development, tooling, casting, machining and a combination of ferrous and aluminum products.
Sundaram Fasteners Limited is part of the TVis group of companies. It was founded in 1911 by TV Sundaram.
Mahindra Group, is an Indian multinational conglomerate company headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. It has operations in over 100 countries around the globe. The group has a presence in aerospace, agribusiness, aftermarket, automotive, components, construction equipment, defence, energy,...Read More
Mu Sigma is an Indian decision sciences firm that primarily offers data analytics services. The firm’s name is derived from the statistical terms “Mu (μ)” and “Sigma (σ)” which symbolize the mean and the standard deviation, respectively, of a probability distribution. Mu Sigma is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois and has a global delivery center in Bangalore.
MTech Group, headquartered in India, is one of the largest integrated component manufacturers in India with a strong global presence. It has become one of the world’s largest global forging and integrated domestic companies. The group has operations in forgings, iron and aluminum casting, machining and sub-assembly.
Bajaj Group is an Indian multinational conglomerate company founded by Jamnalal Bajaj in Mumbai in 1926. Bajaj Group is one of the oldest and largest conglomerates based in Mumbai, Maharashtra. The group comprises 34 companies and its flagship company Bajaj Auto is ranked as the world’s fourth...Read More
Zoho Corporation, is an Indian multinational technology company that specializes in Software as a service, software development and cloud computing. It is best known for online office suite named Zoho. The company was founded in 1996 by Sridhar Vembu and Tony Thomas and has a presence in seven locations with its global headquarters in Chennai, India, and corporate headquarters in Pleasanton, California.