Wipro’s Premji emerges as most generous Indian in FY20

10 nov 2020

Wipro’s Premji emerges as most generous Indian in FY20

IT major Wipro’s Azim Premji donated ₹22 crore a day or ₹7,904 crore in a year to emerge as the most generous Indian in FY20 and top a list of philanthropy.
Mr Premji pipped HCL Technologies’ Shiv Nadar, who had earlier topped the list collated by Hurun Report India and Edelgive Foundation, by a wide margin. Mr Nadar’s donations stood at ₹795 crore for FY20 as against ₹826 crore in the year-ago period. Mr Premji had donated ₹426 crore in the previous fiscal.
Richest Indian Mukesh Ambani of Reliance Industries retained the third spot among the list of givers by donating ₹458 crore as against ₹402 crore a year ago, it said.
Mr Premji pipped HCL Technologies’ Shiv Nadar, who had earlier topped the list collated by Hurun Report India and Edelgive Foundation, by a wide margin.