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50 Leaders re-shaping Indian Education – Acceptable Capitalists

Education | Jun 1, 2006

Nandan Nilekani, managing director, Infosys Technologies Ltd and Rohini Nilekani, promoter trustee of the Akshara and Arghyam Trust foundations and trustee Pratham.
Rohini has promoted the Akshara Eoundation to improve learning outcomes in municipal schools in Bangalore and the Arghyam Trust Foundation to research ways and means to improve water availability to socio-economically disadvantaged citizens, with an aggregate endowment of over Rs.lOO crore.

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