Himachal Pradesh is a beautiful hilly state in the lower Himalayas which makes it a great tourist destination. That’s why the Tourism industry is the main driver for the economy of the state. Second to Tourism is agriculture, but it is not an industrialized state.
In this blog post, we’ll look at the top 10 richest people in Himachal Pradesh.
Vikramaditya Singh is an Indian politician and businessman. He is a former member of the Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Council and a leader of the Indian National Congress (INC). He is the grandson of Maharaja Hari Singh, the last maharajah of Jammu and Kashmir. His net worth is more than 500 Crore based on the land holdings.
Company – PK Constructions
Net Worth – $ 30 Million (250 Crore)
Industry – Real Estate
Mr. PK Sood is one of the richest people in Shimla as well as in the whole of Himachal Pradesh. He is the owner of PK Constructions and has a net worth of around 250 Crores.
Company – The Chalets
Net Worth – $ 20 Million (200 Crore)
Industry – Hotels
Mr. Anup Sood is the owner of The Chalets hotel. After PK Sood he is the second richest person in Shimla. He has a net worth of around 200 Crores.
Lal & Sons
Company – Lal & Songs
Net Worth – $ 8 Million (50 Crore)
Industry – Retail
A well-known name in the mall, Lal & Sons is one of the oldest shops and is among the richest in Shimla.
Company – Combermere/ Marina
Net Worth – $ 15 Million (100 Crore)
Industry – Hotels
Baba Thakur is the owner of Combermere hotel in Shimla. His net worth is estimated to be around 100 Crores.
Virbhadra Singh was the longest-serving Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh, serving from 2012 to 2017, when he was replaced by BJP’s Jai Ram Thakur in December 2017.
G S Bali
A politician, Mr. Gurmukh Singh Bali, is a former member of the Himachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly. His net worth is estimated to be around 100 Crore.
Rajinder Rana is an Indian politician who represents the INC. He was born on April 6, 1966. He is a member of the Himachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly’s 13th session, representing the Sujanpur assembly constituency.
Anil Sharma, a sitting MLA from Mandi in Himachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly.
Other notable mentions are:
- Raja Keonthal
Frequently Asked Questions
Who is the richest person in Himachal Pradesh?
Vikramaditya Singh is the richest person in Himachal Pradesh. He has interests in Software and Services.
How many billionaires live in Himachal Pradesh?
There are currently 0 billionaires in dollar terms who live in Himachal Pradesh.