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N Chandrasekaran, the executive chairman of Tata Sons, was paid a remuneration of Rs 65.52 crore for the financial year 2019. This includes a commission on profit of about Rs 54 crore that he received. Chandrasekaran got a 19 percent hike in his compensation compared with Rs 55.11 crore he got in the financial year 2018, which included a commission of Rs 47 crore, according to a report in Business Standard. 

Saurabh Agarwal, the executive director of Tata Sons, took home a pay of Rs 16.45 crore, which was an increment of 22 percent from the last year. His compensation includes Rs 12 crore commission on profit. 

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Remuneration of other business leaders 

Mukesh Ambani, the chairman of Reliance Industries Limited, took home a remuneration of Rs 15 crore. Ambani has his salary capped at Rs 15 crore which is about Rs 5 crore less than what two directors of the company gets. He has been getting the same take-home salary for the past 11 years. 

Sanjiv Mehta, chairman and managing director of Hindustan Unilever Limited, has a gross salary of Rs 18.88 crore as compared with Rs 19.37 crore last year. His compensation includes a fixed salary of Rs 8.80 crore along with Rs 1.13 crore perks, a bonus of Rs 2.73 crore, stock option worth Rs 5.79 crore and Rs 0.43 crore as contribution to PF, superannuation and consultancy fees.

Deepak Parekh, the non-executive and non-independent chairman of HDFC bank, took home a remuneration of about Rs 2.5 crore.

Salil Parekh, CEO of Infosys, took home a salary package of Rs 24.67 crore in the financial year 2019. Parekh's compensation included a fixed salary component of Rs 6.07 crore, variable pay of Rs 10.96 crore and perquisites of about Rs 7.64 crore.