Indu Jain

Indu Jain is a prominent Indian media personality who belongs to the Sahu Jain family and is currently the chairperson of India’s largest media groupBennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd., which is popularly known as the Times Group. This group owns the Times of India and other large newspapers.

According to Forbes 2015 rankings, Indu Jain had a net worth of $3.1 billion and was ranked 57th-richest person in India and 549th-richest person in the world.



Indu Jain is Chairperson of The Times Group, and The Times Foundation, which she founded. The Times Foundation runs Community Services, Research Foundation and Times Relief Fund for disaster reliefs like floods, cyclones, earthquakes and epidemics.

Indu Jain is also founder President of the Ladies wing of FICCI (FLO) as of March 2017. She is also the Chairperson of Bharatiya Jnanpith Trust, which awards the prestigious Jnanpith award.


Indu Jain was awarded the Padma Bhushan by the Government Of India in January 2016


Indu Jain was married to Ashok Kumar Jain by whom she had two sons, Samir JainVineet Jain and a daughter. Her husband died on 4 February 1999 in ClevelandUnited States at age of 65, following a heart transplant on 10 January.