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News in numbers: Nandan Nilekani, wife pledge to give 50% of wealth under ‘Giving Pledge’

Strategic Philanthropy | Nov 20, 2017

News in numbers: Nandan Nilekani, wife pledge to give 50% of wealth under ‘Giving Pledge’.

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