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India's most powerful, most valuable corporate brands

August 11, 2014 10:21 IST
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Ever wondered why the world is divided between Apple and Samsung or Nikon and Canon? It’s the branding.

Right branding helps companies in every business aspect - from hiring the right talent to increasing sales.

Consulting firm Brand Finance India carried out a study to find out the top corporate brands in India and also put a valuation to the intangible asset.

Here are the 20 most powerful and most valuable brands in the country from the survey.

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India's most powerful, most valuable corporate brands

August 11, 2014 10:21 IST
Cyrus Mistry, chairman of Tata Group, smiles during the Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. (TCS) annual general meeting in Mumbai.

Tata

Rank 2014: 1

Rank 2013: 1

Brand Value 2014: $21,102 million

Brand Rating 2014: AA+

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LIC Building, Anna Salai, Chennai.

LIC

Rank 2014: 2

Rank 2013: NA

Brand Value 2014: $4,104 million

Brand Rating 2014: AA+

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State bank of India's Chairperson Arundhati Bhattacharya.

State Bank of India

Rank 2014: 3

Rank 2013: 2

Brand Value 2014: $4,063 million

Brand Rating 2014: AA+

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Bharti Airtel Chairman Sunil Mittal (L), former Telecoms Minister Kapil Sibal (C) and Bharti Airtel's former Chief Executive for India and South Asia Sanjay Kapoor.

Airtel

Rank 2014: 4

Rank 2013: 4

Brand Value 2014: $3,819 million

Brand Rating 2014: AA+

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A man walks past a Reliance Industries Limited sign board installed on a road divider in the western Indian city of Gandhinagar.

Reliance

Rank 2014: 5

Rank 2013: 3

Brand Value 2014: $3,547 million

Brand Rating 2014: AA

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Engineers of Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) work inside the Kalol oil field in the western Indian state of Gujarat.

ONGC

Rank 2014: 6

Rank 2013: 5

Brand Value 2014: $3,294 million

Brand Rating 2014: AA-

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A worker fills a car with diesel at a fuel station in Jammu.

Indian Oil

Rank 2014: 7

Rank 2013: 6

Brand Value 2014: $3,151 million

Brand Rating 2014: AA

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M. V. Kotwal, president of Larsen & Turbo Heavy Engineering, poses inside the company's manufacturing plant in Mumbai.

Larsen & Toubro

Rank 2014: 8

Rank 2013: 9

Brand Value 2014: $2,371 million

Brand Rating 2014: AA

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n employee walks out of an iconic pyramid-shaped building made out of glass in the Infosys campus.

Infosys

Rank 2014: 9

Rank 2013: 8

Brand Value 2014: $2,291 million

Brand Rating 2014: AA-

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A worker cleans a Mahindra tractor outside its showroom on the outskirts of Jammu.

Mahindra

Rank 2014: 10

Rank 2013: 7

Brand Value 2014: $2,272 million

Brand Rating 2014: AA-

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People walk in the Wipro campus in Bangalore.

Wipro

Rank 2014: 11

Rank 2013: 10

Brand Value 2014: $1,934 million

Brand Rating 2014: AA

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People walk in front of the HCL Technologies Ltd office at Noida, on the outskirts of New Delhi.

HCL

Rank 2014: 12

Rank 2013: 14

Brand Value 2014: $1,925 million

Brand Rating 2014: AA

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Customers use ATM machines at an ICICI Bank branch in Mumbai.

ICICI Bank

Rank 2014: 13

Rank 2013: 11

Brand Value 2014: $1,698 million

Brand Rating 2014: AA+

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Godrej

Rank 2014: 14

Rank 2013: 16

Brand Value 2014: $1,505 million

Brand Rating 2014: AA+

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A worker cleans a parked car at the Maruti Suzuki's stockyard on the outskirts of Jammu.

Maruti Suzuki

Rank 2014: 15

Rank 2013: 13

Brand Value 2014: $1,359 million

Brand Rating 2014: AA

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A man talks on a mobile phone in front of an advertisement for India's Reliance Communications in the northern Indian city of Mathura.

Reliance (ADAG)

Rank 2014: 16

Rank 2013: 12

Brand Value 2014: $1,357 million

Brand Rating 2014: AA-

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A customer walks out of a HDFC Bank branch as another deposits a cheque at a counter in Mumbai.

HDFC Bank

Rank 2014: 17

Rank 2013: 15

Brand Value 2014: $1,223 million

Brand Rating 2014: AA

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A man speaks on his mobile phone as he sits in front of a shop displaying the Idea Cellular Ltd's logo on its shutter in Mumbai.

Idea Cellular

Rank 2014: 18

Rank 2013: 18

Brand Value 2014: $1,148 million

Brand Rating 2014: AA

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A worker rides a bicycle at the Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd. refinery in Mumbai.

Bharat Petroleum

Rank 2014: 19

Rank 2013: 17

Brand Value 2014: $1,120 million

Brand Rating 2014: A+

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Workers pack processed cheese cubes during a media tour to Amul satellite dairy in Khatraj village.

Amul

Rank 2014: 20

Rank 2013: NA

Brand Value 2014: $1,119 million

Brand Rating 2014: AAA-

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