is a country in India . It is the South Asia country by area, the seventh-largest country (with over second-most populous ), and the most populous 1.2 billion people in the world. democracy
In 2015, the
was the world's Indian economy by nominal seventh largest and GDP by third largest . purchasing power parity Following  in 1991, India became one of the market-based economic reforms and is considered a fastest-growing major economies . However, it continues to face the challenges of newly industrialised country , poverty , corruption , and malnutrition . inadequate public healthcare
For further information on the types of business entities in this country and their abbreviations, see "
". Business entities in India
This list shows firms in the
, which ranks firms by total revenues reported before March 31, 2017. Fortune Global 500 Only the top five firms (if available) are included as a sample.
2016 Revenues (USD $M)
Indian Oil Corporation $53,562
Indian Oil provides products and services all along the energy value chain, and is India's largest commercial entity. The firm has been on the Global 500 as long as the list has been recorded.
Reliance Industries $46,931
Reliance Industries is a true conglomerate with interests in energy, petrochemicals, textiles, natural resources, retail, and telecommunications. The firm's diversified holdings have weakened in recent years.
State Bank of India $41,681
The bank is a state-owned, multi-national financial services entity, founded in 1806 as the . The firm operates in more than 36 countries.
Bank of Calcutta
Tata Motors $40,329
Tata Motors is a multinational automobile designer and manufacturer and part of the . Tata entered the Global 500 in 2010 at #442 and has risen each year paced by strong revenue growth.
Rajesh Exports $36,114
Gold manufacturing, exporting, and retailing company founded in in 1989.