Edelgive Hurun India Philanthropy List

03 November 2021 Current Affairs:The Edelgive Hurun India Philanthropy List 2021 was jointly released by Hurun India and EdelGive.

Highlights
♦ Azim Premji, the founder and chairman of Wipro, topped the list with a donation of Rs 9,713 crore in fiscal 2020-21, or roughly Rs 27 crore each day. 
♦ Shiv Nadar of HCL held second place on the list with a 59 percent increase in annual donations to Rs 1,263 crore. 
♦ With an annual donation of Rs 577 crore, Mukesh Ambani, chairman of Reliance Industries, and his family came in third on the philanthropy list.
♦ Despite the cut-off being up 54 percent this year, according to Hurun India and EdelGive, there is only one new face in the India Top 10 this year.
♦ After five years, three persons remain in the India Top 10, led by Shiv Nadar and followed by Mukesh Ambani and Bajaj & family.

Top 5 Philanthropists In The List

  • Azim Premji                         Rs 9,713 crore
  • Shiv Nadar                         Rs 1,263 crore
  • Mukesh Ambani             Rs 577 crore
  • Kumar Mangalam Birla        Rs 377 crore

 

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