Azim Hashim Premji: The most generous Indian

Azim Hashim Premji: The most generous IndianMumbai, Nov. 13: Close on the heels of releasing the second edition of Hurun India Rich List, China-based Hurun Report Inc. launched the inaugural Hurun India Philanthropy List 2013, with IT tycoon Azim Hashim Premji emerging as the most generous Indian with a donation of Rs 8,000 crore in the past year.
Premji (68), who owns 57 % of Wipro, donated 10% stake in the company to Azim Premji Foundation that promotes the cause of education in rural India. To him goes the credit of becoming the first Indian to sign up for the Giving Pledge, a global philanthropic initiative spearheaded by Warren Buffet and Bill Gates. He was ranked 4th in Hurun India Rich List 2013 having a personal asset of US$ 12 billion.

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