Savitri Devi Jindal is an Indian businesswoman and politician

Savitri Devi Jindal is born 20 March 1940 

She was the chairperson emerita of O.P. Jindal Group 

She is also the president of Maharaja Agrasen Medical College, Agroha 

Jindal family net worth is estimated to be $24.5 billion 

Jindal was born in Tinsukia, Assam in a Hindu Marwari family 

She married Om Prakash Jindal in the 1970s, who had founded the Jindal Group, a steel and power conglomerate 

Jindal was a Minister in the Haryana Government and a member of the Haryana Vidhan Sabha (Legislative Assembly) from Hisar constituency 

She lost the seat in elections held in 2014 for the Haryana assembly 

She became the chairperson after her husband, O.P. Jindal, who died in a helicopter crash in 2005 

She is a member of the INC political party 

Savitri Jindal is the richest woman in India, and the 16th-richest Indian in 2016 

worth over $4.0 billion; she also was the world's 453rd-richest person in 2016 

She is the world's seventh-richest mother and contributes to the public work her husband started 

She was conferred with Acharya Tulsi Kartritva Puraskar in 2008 by Akhil Bhartiya Terapanth Mahila Mandal 

In the previous cabinet, she had served as the Minister of State for Revenue and Disaster Management, Consolidation, Rehabilitation and Housing and also the Minister of State for Urban Local Bodies and Housing