Back to resources

Govt policy should make it easier to give: Rohini Nilekani

Strategic Philanthropy | Oct 4, 2016

Philanthropist Rohini Nilekani on how the wealthy can be persuaded to give more to charity, importance of natural resources to improve living standards, and the India Philanthropy Initiative.

View PDF

More like this

Water  |  Strategic Philanthropy

INKtalks: Rohini Nilekani: From Starting Infosys to Saving Water

Philanthropist Rohini Nilekani talks to Lakshmi Pratury about setting up Infosys in the early 90’s, her attempt to encourage children to read more books, and her foundation, Arghyam, which works with water and sanitation issues. My marriage and my family’s journey with Infosys happened almost at the same time, and I think we were so […]
Jan 4, 2017 | Interview

Strategic Philanthropy

Celebrating the spirit of giving back

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 […]
Dec 26, 2014 | Article

COVID-19  |  Strategic Philanthropy

Taking Risks in the Face of a Pandemic

2020 has been a sobering year for the philanthropy sector, not just in India, but globally. We have witnessed rising inequality even in these past 6 months, with a few of the rich getting even richer while hundreds of millions of people fell behind in the ensuing economic slowdown. There are some who had just […]
Dec 26, 2020 |

Strategic Philanthropy

Desi IT Moguls Too Spread A Charity Bill

BILL AND Melinda Gates have pledged to give away a substantial chunk of their multi-billion dollar fortune to their charitable foundation. Indian software moguls and their spouses are showing that they are equally keen to give away significant portions of their wealth to causes they believe in. Wipro Chairman Azim Premji and Infosys CEO Nandan […]
Dec 16, 2005 | Article