Bombay Dyeing, founded in 1879 by Nowrosjee Wadia, is among India's oldest firms and an early BSE listing (1937). Now valued at ₹2,000 crore, it's a respected brand.

Bombay Dyeing

Britannia, beloved biscuit brand, a pioneer as one of India's early listed stocks (pre-1900). Started in Kolkata in 1892, under Wadia Group, now a prominent FMCG with ₹1 lakh crore market cap.


Tata Group, a renowned Indian business house, had two iconic firms, Tata Steel and Tata Power, listed pre-independence. Today, they're market leaders, with a combined market cap exceeding ₹2 lakh crore.



Calcutta Electric Supply Corporation (CESC) is one of India's oldest power distribution companies. They started in 1899, powering the Government House in Kolkata. They're now valued at ₹10,000 crore.

Century Textiles & Industries, founded in 1897, now part of Aditya Birla Group, covers textiles, Pulp and Paper, Real Estate, with ₹11,000 crore market cap.

Century Textiles & Industries