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Corporates Should Support the Rule of Law

January 16, 2020 | CSR

The time has come to align self-interest and public interest in support of the rule of law and constitutional values. I have often talked about the continuum of sarkaar, samaaj, and bazaar, and why, for a successful society, these three

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Why I Love To Read

January 6, 2020 | Books

My childhood was spent between the pages of hundreds of books. My mother had to force me away from the book I was clutching so that I could do my daily chores, such as help set the table. Thank God

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Good laws make good societies: Unfortunately, we now have a spate of excessive legislation that criminalises ordinary citizens

December 13, 2019 | Governance

The Union Cabinet recently cleared amendments to the Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Act, 2007. The amendments, according to reports, expand the list of those responsible for looking after aged family members. Now not just biological children,

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Five Ideas On Reimagining Philanthropy with Societal Platform Thinking

December 6, 2019 | Philanthropy

Rohini Nilekani, chairperson, Arghyam, shares five ideas on reimagining philanthropy with societal platform thinking 2020 has captured the imagination with its promise of being near enough to set achievable targets, yet distant enough to envision transformation. With the end of

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Interview: What Shall We Do With All This Money?

December 6, 2019 | Philanthropy

Published transcript of an interview with Rohini Nilekani and Jayesh Parekh (Author), in What Shall We Do With All This Money? – Inspiring perspectives on Wealth PDF

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Rohini Nilekani: On my journey as a philanthropist

November 22, 2019 | Philanthropy

This is an edited version of a speech delivered by Rohini Nilekani to a closed door gathering of Asian philanthropists. Transcript Most of us in this room are on a journey of discovery as philanthropists. We recognize that we have

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IPSMF | Panel Discussion on ‘The Future of News Media & The Role Of Independent Media’

October 25, 2019 | Media

This is an edited version of the IPSMF Panel Discussion on The Future of News Media & The Role Of Independent Media on October 25, 2019, at BIC, Bengaluru, moderated by Rohini Nilekani. The panellists included Anya Schiffrin, Professor, Columbia

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Water Solutions: Leveraging Impact Through Smart Philanthropy

October 22, 2019 | Philanthropy

Organised by Rohini Nilekani Philanthropies and curated by Arghyam, ‘Water Solutions: Leveraging Impact Through Smart Philanthropy’ was a day-long ecosystem convening held in order to bring together like-minded philanthropists and practitioners to deep-dive into solutions and opportunities for action at

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Get, Set, NGO: How non-profit sector is going through remarkable change in India

October 20, 2019 | Philanthropy

The nonprofit sector is undergoing a remarkable change in India, powered by technology, young professionals and committed funders. “What’s exciting for India is the innovation that’s happening around young entrepreneurs, how they are leveraging technology and how they are building

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एक दूसरे के साथ बातें करने से स्वस्थ रहते हैं पेड़

October 5, 2019 | Environment

परवाह… इस बार त्योहारों में परिवार के साथ उत्सव मनाते हम कुछ वक्त पेड़ों के रोचक दुनिया को भी जानें। अब ज्यों ही त्योहारों का मौसम आ रहा है, हम इस साल भरपूर मानसून के लिए खुश हो सकते हैं।

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