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Strategic Philanthropy | Dec 26, 2014

It is heartening to see the manner in which our philanthropy award winners are identifying problems and addressing them in a focussed manner. At Forbes India, chronicling the fascinating stories of entrepreneurial capitalism is an integral part of what we do. How entrepreneurs set up businesses, grow them and create wealth for shareholders has been at the core of our coverage.

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