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Azim Premji tops India philanthropy listing: Hurun

Ecosystem Building | Jan 9, 2016

Premji contributed about 80% of the total donations made by 36 Indian philanthropists who together gave away nearly Rs.35,000 crore. Wipro Ltd chairman Azim Hashim Premji, unsurprisingly, was ranked the most generous Indian for the third year in a row on the Hurun India Philanthropy List 2015 released on Friday.
Infosys Ltd’s co-founder Nandan Nilekani and his wife Rohini Nilekani donated Rs.2,404 crore, primarily towards the causes of urban governance, public policy and education, making them the second most generous.

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