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Introduction to Indian Philanthropists.

Azim Premji

No.1: Azim Premji

Azim Premji (69) topped the Hurun Philanthropy List for the second year running

With a record-breaking donation of ₹12,316cr to his Azim Premji Foundation.

Anil Agarwal

No.2: Anil Agarwal

is second with a donation of ₹1,796cr.

Agarwal has pledged to donate 75% of his family’s wealth to charity.

Shiv Nadar

No.3: Shiv Nadar

The Chairman of HCL and founder of SSN Trust India is third on our list with a donation of ₹1136cr.

Ratan Tata

No.4: Ratan Tata

Donated ₹620cr to various charitable organisations for the underprivileged through the JRD TATA Trust

The two trusts are working in the areas of nutrition & health, clean water to rural masses and health and hygiene.

Mukesh Ambani

No.5: Mukesh Ambani

Of Reliance Industries is Fifth on our Philanthropy List.

Ambani, the richest man in India, donated ₹603cr towards Healthcare.

Besides healthcare, his philanthropy interests include Social & Rural Development and Education.

Nandan and Rohini Nilekani

No.6: Nandan and Rohini Nilekani

Stand Sixth in the list with a contribution of ₹498cr.

Although Education has been their primary area of interest, they are also involved in Social & Rural Development and Healthcare in India.

Ravi Pillai

No.7: Ravi Pillai

Ravi Pillai, has made 101 dreams come true by organising a mass wedding through his Ravi Pillai Foundation.

Each bride was give 4 sovereigns of gold and ₹50,000 each.