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The biggest and the most powerful companies in India

Last updated on: June 13, 2014 15:35 IST
Anand Mahindra, chairman of Mahindra & Mahindra.

India is home to 54 of the world's biggest companies, according to Forbes' annual list of the world’s 2,000 largest and most powerful public companies.

The Forbes 'Global 2000' is a comprehensive list of the world’s largest, most powerful public companies, as measured by revenues, profits, assets and market value.

Out of the 54 companies, we bring you the top 30 companies in India.

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The biggest and the most powerful companies in India

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A worker (R) counts currency at a petrol pump in Kolkata.

Hindustan Petroleum

India rank: 30

Global rank: 1,211

Sales: $35 billion

Profit: $0.1 billion

Assets: $17.1 billion

Market value: $1.7billion

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People walk in front of the HCL Technologies Ltd office at Noida.

HCL technologies

India rank: 29

Global rank: 1,153

Sales: $4.7 billion

Profit: $0.7 billion

Assets: $4.2 billion

Market value: $16.6 billion

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Bharat Petroleum

India rank: 28

Global rank: 1,045

Sales: $40.3 billion

Profit: $0.3 billion

Assets: $14.9 billion

Market value: $5.4 billion

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Power Grid Corporation of India.

Power Grid of India

India rank: 27

Global rank: 1,011

Sales: $2.4 billion

Profit: $0.8 billion

Assets: $22 billion

Market value: $9.5 billion

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The Tata Steel logo is seen at the Tata Steel rails factory in Hayange, Eastern France.

Tata Steel

India rank: 26

Global rank: 983

Sales: $23.8 billion

Profit: $-1.3 billion

Assets: $27.2 billion

Market value: $6.5 billion

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Bank of India

India rank: 25

Global rank: 976

Sales: $6.6 billion

Profit: $0.5 billion

Assets: $84 billion

Market value: $2.4 billion

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Canara Bank

India rank: 24

Global rank: 966

Sales: $6.9 billion

Profit: $0.5 billion

Assets: $77.2 billion

Market value: $2 billion

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Hindalco Industries

India rank: 23

Global rank: 957

Sales: $14.6 billion

Profit: $0.6 billion

Assets: $22.7 billion

Market value: $4.8 billion

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Gail India

India rank: 22

Global rank: 955

Sales: $9.3 billion

Profit: $0.8 billion

Assets: $12.2 billion

Market value: $8 billion

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BHEL

India rank: 21

Global rank: 873

Sales: $8.9 billion

Profit: $1.2 billion

Assets: $13.2 billion

Market value: $8 billion

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The Wipro campus is seen in Bangalore.

Wipro

India rank: 20

Global rank: 849

Sales: $7.1 billion

Profit: $1.2 billion

Assets: $7.8 billion

Market value: $23.1 billion

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A man talks on his mobile phone as he walks past an ITC office.

ITC

India rank: 19

Global rank: 830

Sales: $5.8 billion

Profit: $1.4 billion

Assets: $6.6 billion

Market value: $46.9 billion

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The logo of Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd is pictured on the pocket of a salesman's shirt as he poses inside the company's showroom.

Mahindra & Mahindra

India rank: 18

Global rank: 803

Sales: $12.4 billion

Profit: $0.7 billion

Assets: $14.1 billion

Market value: $9.9 billion

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Indian cricket player Rahul Dravid poses for photographers during function to mark rebranding of state-run Bank of Baroda in Bombay.

Bank of Baroda

India rank: 17

Global rank: 801

Sales: $7.5 billion

Profit: $0.9 billion

Assets: $102.9 billion

Market value: $5.2 billion

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Punjab National Bank

India rank: 16

Global rank: 795

Sales: $8.7 billion

Profit: $0.9 billion

Assets: $91.4 billion

Market value: $4.5 billion

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Employees of Indian software company Infosys walk past Infosys logos at their campus in the Electronic City.

Infosys

India rank: 15

Global rank: 726

Sales: $8.1 billion

Profit: $1.7 billion

Assets: $8.7 billion

Market value: $31.7 billion

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An employee speaks on his mobile phone as he walks inside Axis Bank's corporate headquarters.

Infosys

India rank: 15

Global rank: 726

Sales: $8.1 billion

Profit: $1.7 billion

Assets: $8.7 billion

Market value: $31.7 billion

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The Bharti Airtel office building is pictured in Gurgaon.

Bharti Airtel

India rank: 13

Global rank: 625

Sales: $14.3 billion

Profit: $0.4 billion

Assets: $29.2 billion

Market value: $21.1 billion

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Tata Consultancy Services

India rank: 12

Global rank: 542

Sales: $13.1 billion

Profit: $3 billion

Assets: $9.2 billion

Market value: $71.2 billion

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HDFC

India rank: 11

Global rank: 535

Sales: $6.6 billion

Profit: $1.2 billion

Assets: $43.5 billion

Market value: $23.2 billion

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Labourers work at L&T factory.

Larsen & Toubro

India rank: 10

Global rank: 500

Sales: $13.5 billion

Profit: $1 billion

Assets: $26.7 billion

Market value: $19.8 billion

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Coal India

India rank: 9

Global rank: 428

Sales: $12.6 billion

Profit: $3.2 billion

Assets: $18.4 billion

Market value: $30.6 billion

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NTPC

India rank: 8

Global rank: 424

Sales: $12.3 billion

Profit: $2.3 billion

Assets: $35.5 billion

Market value: $16.8 billion

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People walk in and out of a HDFC bank branch in Srinagar.

HDFC Bank

India rank: 7

Global rank: 421

Sales: $7.9 billion

Profit: $1.3 billion

Assets: $75 billion

Market value: $29.6 billion

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

India Oil

India rank: 6

Global rank: 416

Sales: $74.6 billion

Profit: $0.8 billion

Assets: $43.7 billion

Market value: $11.1 billion

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Ratan Tata speaks during the unveiling ceremony of Tata Motor's Aria at India's Auto Expo.

Tata Motors

India rank: 5

Global rank: 332

Sales: $34.5 billion

Profit: $1.8 billion

Assets: $32.4 billion

Market value: $19.9 billion

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A woman walks past a ICICI Bank in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad.

ICICI Bank

India rank: 4

Global rank: 304

Sales: $13.3 billion

Profit: $1.8 billion

Assets: $124.2 billion

Market value: $23.7 billion

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An engineer of Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) works inside the Kalol oil field in Gujarat.

Oil & Natural Gas

India rank: 3

Global rank: 176

Sales: $29.6 billion

Profit: $4.5 billion

Assets: $53.8 billion

Market value: $46.4 billion

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Auto rickshaws wait in front of the head office of State Bank of India (SBI) in New Delhi.

State Bank of India

India rank: 2

Global rank: 155

Sales: $37.1 billion

Profit: $3.3 billion

Assets: $376.8 billion

Market value: $23.6 billion

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Reliance Industries Ltd Chairman Mukesh Ambani addresses shareholders during an annual general meeting in Mumbai.

Reliance Industries

India rank: 1

Global rank: 135

Sales: $72.8 billion

Profit: $3.8 billion

Assets: $67.2 billion

Market value: $50.9 billion