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The 25 Most Powerful Women in Indian Business

Others | Mar 12, 2016

While her husband sells Brand India Abroad, ROHINI Improves things at the Grassroots.
The Journalist-turned-novelist-turned-philanthropist has been spending personal money and time on causes close ot her heart.

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PPT | The Emerging Paradigm in Mental Health: Social Innovation Mapping

1 in 4 people in the world will be affected by mental health disorders at some point in their lives. How can all persons with mental illness have access to care and support to live to their full potential?     View PDF
Sep 1, 2017 | Reports

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Home Work: Imagining a New Deal with Domestic Workers

This is an edited version of a panel discussion on “Home Work: Imagining a New Deal with Domestic Workers” with Geeta Menon, Amita Baviskar, Alok Prasanna, and Vikram Rai, in conversation with Rohini Nilekani. The event was hosted by the Bangalore International Centre. Globally, one out of every 25 women is employed as a domestic […]
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Manna for the masses - The demand for small loans from the country’s urban and rural poor is estimated at Rs 45,000 crore.

Why then hasn’t micro-financing taken off? Ms Nilekani has funded, Sanghamitra, which is a micro-financial institution that’s targeted at the urban poor. If you’re still wondering what such an institution does, well it’s actually pretty simple; It offers loans to the poor at decent rates. View PDF
Dec 21, 2003 | Article

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Christian Science Monitor Profiles Rohini Nilekani of Pratham Books

In case you missed it, the Christian Science Monitor recently published a wonderfully inspiring story about Rohini Nilekani, the Bangalore based philanthropist who founded Pratham Books, a nonprofit publishing company that provides low cost books to millions of poor children across India. View PDF
Oct 26, 2012 | Article