Chanda Kochhar Net Worth – Bio, Husband, Car, Salary, Business, Assets

Chanda Kochhar Net Worth – Chanda Kochhar is nowadays the headline of every newspaper and news channel. Chanda Kochhar is the former Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Industrial Credit and Investment Corporation of India or ICICI Bank. Kochhar and her husband both have been arrested by the CBI (Central Bureau Investigation) in the money laundering case. The two have sanctioned an illegal loan of Rs 1,875 crore to the Videocon Group of companies. As per the investigation held by CBI, the committee sanctioned Rs.64 crore loan out of Rs.300 crore which was headed by Chanda Kochhar.

Kochhar has sanctioned high-level loans to the videocon company owned by Venugopal Dhoot. The business industrialists have illegally invested some amount of money in Chanda Kochhar’s husband Deepak Kochhar’s company. The name of the company is NUpower Renewable Pvt Ltd (NRPL) and the Chanda Kochhar credit committee has sanctioned that loan. There were a total of six loans out of which two loans has been approved by Chanda Kochhar just one day after the issuance of the loan by ICICI Bank. On this page, you will get to know about Chanda Kochhar’s net worth, early life, career, salary, assets and many more. So read the article till the end to know everything about Kochhar.

Chanda Kochhar Biography
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Chanda Kochhar Net Worth, Assets, Car, Business

Chanda Kochhar is one of the highest-paid bankers in India. Although she did not get paid a modest salary as the American bank CEOs she is earning a lot of money through her business as a banker. Chanda Kochhar Salary is Rs.5.12 crore annually and being a business women Kochhar earns a handsome amount of salary. Kochhar has led her life lavishly and gets whatever she wants. After her employment at ICICI Bank, her growth has reached a very higher level. Kochhar’s net worth is estimated as Rs.24 crores which include her house, car etc. Talking about her other assets Kochar owns a luxurious car Mercedez Benz and Fort which cost around Rs. 1.1 crores. Chanda owns various properties which cost about Rs.13.8 crores.

Chanda Kochhar Stats

Article typeChanda Kochhar Net Worth
Article CategoryBiography
NameChanda Kochhar
Age61 years old
ProfessionalCEO of ICICI bank
HeightIn centimetres- 165 cm
In meters-1.65 m
In feet & inches- 5’5 inches
WeightIn kilograms- 55Kgs
In pounds- 121Lbs
Figure Measurements34-26-36
Eye colourBlack
Hain colourBlack
Education qualificationsBachelors of Commerce degree, Cost Accountancy, Masters of Management studies
Date of birth17 November 1961
Birth PlaceJodhpur, Rajasthan
Home townJodhpur, Rajasthan
School nameSt. Angela Sophia School, Jodhpur
College NameJai Hind College
Institut of Cost Accountants of India
Jamnalaal bajaj Institute of management Studies
Zodiac signTaurus
CasteNot Known
ReligionHindu, Sindhi
Martial StatusMarried
Husband NameDeepak Kochhar
Parents NameNot Known
Children2 children (Son- Arjun, Daughter- Aarti)
HobbiesReading books

About Chanda Kochhar Early Life, Career, Family

Chanda Kochhar was born in a Hindu, Sindhi family in Jodhpur, Rajasthan. Kochhar’s father is Roopchand Advani who was a principal at the Institute of Technology. Kochhar’s mother’s name is not known yet but she was a homemaker. Chanda has completed her schooling at St. Angela Sophia School, Jaipur. Kochhar has lived her life happily and enjoyed her childhood as her family was quite rich. later on, her father died unexpectedly when she was just 13 years old.

After that Kochhar moved to Mumbai to live with her mother. There she persuades her higher degree and gold honours at the university in Mumbai. Chanda has acquired her bachelor’s degree in commerce from Jai Hind College. After she completes her graduate degree in 1982 then she possesses Cost Accountancy at the Institute of Cost Accountants of India. She obtained a master’s degree in Management Studies at the University of Mumbai Jamnalaal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies.

Kochhar has received the Wockhardt Gold Medal for excellence in management studies as well as the J.N Bose Gold medal in cost accountancy. Later on, In 1984 Kochhar joined the Industrial Credit and Investment Corporation of India (ICICI) as a management trainee. During her initial period, Chanda managed the project appraisal and monitoring and evaluated projects in the industries named textile, paper and cement.

After that Kochhar was appointed as a core team member where she was assigned the responsibility of setting up the banks. After that in 1994, Kochhar was promoted to the position of Assistant General manager (AGM) and then to Deputy General Manager (DGM) in 1996. Chanda has then headed the newly formed infrastructure industry group of ICICI bank. The industry creates dedicated industry expertise in the area of power, transportation and telecom. In 1998 Kochar headed the ICICI Banks’ major client group where she was promoted to General manager (GM). It handles the relationships with ICICI’s top 200 clients, she also handles the e-commerce division of ICICI Bank.

Kochhar also started the retail business in 2000 which focuses on technology, innovation, process engineering and expansion of distribution and scale. Later on, she take over the executive director position in 2001 April. Chanda was appointed as a Deputy Managing Director of ICICI Bank in 2006, she handles the international and corporate business of the Bank. After that, she became the Bank’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Joint Managing Director from 2007 to 2009.

Chanda Kochhar Husband and Children

Chanda Kochhar is married to Deepak Kochhar the two met each other while pursuing their higher education at Jamuna Lal Bajaj Institute of management. After they completed their education they both got married and their marriage was a page 3 wedding where all the renewed Bollywood celebrities attended their wedding. The guest list involved Amitab Bachchan, Shaha Rukh Khan and not only the stars but A well-known businessman Mukesh Ambani has also attended the wedding. After they got married two built their own name in the business world.

Chanda has become a prominent name in ICICI bank whereas Deepak has started his own business. Deepak has started NUPower Renewable along with videocon group promotor Venugopal Dhoot who provides crores of rupees in the firm. Chanda and Deepak have two children named Arjun and Aarti. Both husband and wife spend a lot of in their children and gave them a lavish lifestyle. Both husband and wife have goy arrested after their case of money laundering.

Chanda Kochhar Lifetime In Brief

Here is the lifetime of Kochhar in brief, all the readers can check out the below-mentioned table for brief information about Kochhar.

Born in Jodhpur, Rajasthan1961
Completed her graduation for cost accuracy 1982
Joined ICICI 1984
Promoted as Assistant General Manager (AGM)1994
Become Dupety General manager (DGM)1996
Become general Manager and then become head of ICICI Major Client Group1999
Start Retail Business in ICICI under Chanda Kochhar’s leadership2000
Became Executive Director of ICICI Bank2001
Became Deputy Managing Director of ICICI Bank2006
Appointed as Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer of ICICI Bank2009
Awarded as Padma Bhushan2011

Chanda Kochhar Allegations

Chanda Kochar has allegedly favoured Videocon Group Leading techniques as the loans sanctioned by ICICI Bank to firms of the Videocon Group. Venugopal Dhoot business industrialist is the one who owns that company. Later on, he invests money in Chanda Kochhar’s husband’s company NUPower Renewable Pvt Ltd. He provides crores of rupees to NUPower Renewables Pvt Ltd. He get a loan of Rs.3,250 crores from ICICI Bank in 2012, and he transferred the sole leadership of the organisation to a trust owned by Deepak Kochhar.

It was Rs.9 lakh which he transferred 6 months after he received the loan from ICICI Bank. After that, the Videocon company account was declared as Non Performing Assets (NPS) in 2017 as per the report. Now the income department is also investigating the asset of the expensive family resident Chanda Kochhar residence.

Chanda Kochhar has also sanctioned a similar loan for Essar Group which was also classified as National Performing Assets (NPA). Currently, Chanda Kochar and her husband are being investigated for their illegal loan sanction charges by ICICI bank. Currently, for this matter, Kochar has quit her position at the ICICI Bank.

Later on, in 2019 January, 24th FIR has been filed against Chanda her husband Deepak and his partner Venugopal Dhoot business industrialists for cheating ICICI bank for a total of Rs.1,730 crore. The Central Bureau Investigation (CBI) team has charged them with punishable sections. The sections are, 120B for conspiracy, IPC Section 420 for cheating, Section 7 for taking gratification, 13(2) for criminal misconduct and section 13 (1) for pecuniary advantage of the prevention of corruption act.

After everything that happened to Kochhar, there are several complaints have been filed by the public to the Ministry of Finance. They demand to withdraw all the honourable awards given to Chanda Kochhar like the Padma Bhushan and Padma Shree awards by the Government of India. The ED has attached the properties of Chanda Kochhar and the family for the money laundering case on 10th January 2020. The total value of the attached asset was Rs.78 crore as per Enforcement Directorate (ED). In February a special PMLA bail has been granted to Kochhar, she has never been arrested in this case.

The draft change has been submitted by ED for the money laundering case against both husband and wife and other who was involved in this case in a special PMLA court. Chanda Kochhar has been issued with a temporary relief by the Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT) against the order issued by markets regulator SEBI on 14th June 2022. This is done by SAT for not supplying the requested documents to Kochhar, SAT has filed a new application for indicating the documents being sought for inspection.

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