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How India’s richest 1% can effect change

December 30, 2017 | Philanthropy

The super-rich must not just be super-generous but also be seen to be super-generous, to inspire more people to give. TurningPoint: India is giving more at this stage of its economy than many other countries. When a few people get

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Want empowered women? Start thinking about how to help young men – India Development Review (IDR)

December 14, 2017 | Gender

We need to turn to the 200 million young men of India with as much urgency and focus as we spend on the millions of young women in the country – By Rohini Nilekani. Every day, we hear of horrible

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We The People: Are India’s Rich Charitable Enough?

December 10, 2017 | Philanthropy

According to a report, the richest 1% Indians possess 58% of all wealth in the country. With the country’s growing income gap, the silver lining seems to be the deepening philanthropic streak in India’s ultra rich; the Nilekanis being the

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Giving Pledge is not meant to be prescriptive: Rohini Nilekani

December 5, 2017 | Philanthropy

Rohini Nilekani on why she and her husband Infosys chairman Nandan Nilekani signed up for Bill Gates and Warren Buffett’s Giving Pledge initiative. In a phone interview from Bengaluru, Rohini Nilekani explains why the couple felt the need to sign the

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1st-generation entrepreneurs – Premji, Nilekani, NRN – make Bengaluru India’s philanthropy capital

December 1, 2017 | Philanthropy

With four Bengalureans being the only Indian signatories to Bill Gates’ Giving Pledge, the IT city could very well be the philanthropy capital of the country. Representatives of India Inc here adopt fresh approaches to humanitarianism — from closely-monitored capacity

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Our society has become so unequal. The wealthy need to be taxed more, says Rohini Nilekani

November 26, 2017 | Philanthropy

Rohini Nilekani is a bit nervous that people might have “an overdose of the Nilekanis” as she and her husband Nandan have been in the news all week for having signed the Giving Pledge, committing half their wealth — about

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The Art Of Giving : Nandan Nilekani & Rohini Nilekani

November 23, 2017 | Philanthropy

“Wealth doesn’t fully belong to us, we are only trustees. Our children knew that. Power to give away is the most important value of money,” inspiring words from Nandan and Rohini Nilekani, days after signing the Giving Pledge. As part

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Nandan Nilekani, wife Rohini commit to donate 50 per cent of their wealth

November 21, 2017 | Philanthropy

Infosys co-founder Nandan Nilekani and wife Rohini have pledged to donate 50 percent of their wealth under Giving Pledge- a movement initiated by Microsoft founder Bill Gates and Melinda Gates. Bill Gates appreciated Nilekani couple’s philanthropic initiative in his tweet.

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Nilekanis pledge to donate half of their wealth for philanthropy

November 21, 2017 | Philanthropy

Infosys co-founder and Chairman Nandan Nilekani and his wife Rohini Nilekani have decided to pledge half of their wealth for philanthropy. With this, the Nilekani family has become the fourth Indian and second tech magnate from Bengaluru to join ‘The

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Nilekanis pledge half of wealth to charity

November 21, 2017 | Philanthropy

Infosys co-founder and tech billionaire Nandan Nilekani and his wife Rohini Nilekani have joined ‘The Giving Pledge’, an elite network of the worlds wealthiest individuals committing half their wealth to philanthropy. The Giving Pledge website uploaded Nilekanis’ letter signing up

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