Thursday November 14, 2013
Close on the heels of releasing its second edition of Hurun India Rich List, China-based magazine Hurun Report launched the inaugural Hurun India Philanthropy List 2013, with IT tycoon Azim Hashim Premji, the chairman of Wipro Ltd, emerging as the most generous Indian with a donation of Rs 8,000 crore in the past year.
Friday March 8, 2013
"After a certain point in time, money cannot make a difference in your life. I feel that it's not even called charity, it's about accountability and responsibility," Sobha Group founder P.N.C. Menon said, when he announced he would donate half of his wealth (estimated at $600 million) to charity. A first generation entrepreneur based in Dubai, Mr M...
Saturday February 23, 2013
Giving more to philanthropy, IT czar Azim Premji today announced transfer of 295.5 million equity Wipro shares worth Rs 12,300 crore held by certain entities controlled by him, to an irrevocable trust.
Friday February 22, 2013
India Incs philanthropist extraordinaire, Wipro chairman Azim Premji, has signed up for Giving Pledge, committing a substantial part of his wealth to philanthropy. Giving Pledge, founded by Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and billionaire investor Warren Buffett, describes itself as -a commitment by the world's wealthiest individuals and families to...
Tuesday February 19, 2013
Wipro Chairman Azim Premji today said he will commit more of his wealth to philanthropy, as his Foundation scales up work to improve equity and quality of the primary education system in the country.
Wednesday June 27, 2012
A new Bain & Co survey of India’s rich says more of them are now inclined to philanthropy.
Saturday June 9, 2012
Major shareholders in HCL Technologies include Slocum Investments and HCL Holdings.
Wednesday March 14, 2012
An offer by a trust controlled by Wipro's billionaire founder Azim Premji to sell up to 35 million shares got about 71 per cent covered at the close of the auction on Wednesday
Karnataka News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday January 24, 2012
Prakriya Green Wisdom School and Sri Kumaran Children's Home of Bangalore were among the five winners of the Wipro 'Earthian' awards for excellence in education.