What is the rank of Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in the Forbes’ annual list of powerful women – The World’s 100 Most Powerful Women - for the year (2021)?

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 What is the rank of Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in the Forbes’ annual list of powerful women – The World’s 100 Most Powerful Women - for the year (2021)?



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India's Finance Minister (FM), Nirmala Sitharaman, has been ranked 37th on Forbes' version of the World's 100 Most Powerful Women 2021, or the 18th Edition of Forbes' edition of the World's 100 Most Powerful Women. She has been mentioned for the 3rd year in a row.


What is the rank of Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in the Forbes’ annual list of powerful women – The World’s 100 Most Powerful Women - for the year (2021)?


Nirmala Sitharaman is an Indian lawyer and politician who now serves as India's Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs. She has been a member of the Rajya Sabha, India's upper legislative body, since 2014. Sitharaman already acted as India's Defence Minister, becoming the country's second woman defence minister as well as the country's second female finance minister after Indira Gandhi and the nation's first full-time female finance minister. She has held the positions of Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs within the Ministry of Finance, as well as Minister of Commerce and Industry with independent charge. Previously, she was a national spokeswoman for the Bharatiya Janata Party.

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