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Every day the average donation given by Azim Premji in a year is about Rs 22 crore. – File photo.
Wipro founder Azim Premji has been at number one in the country's list of donors. He donated Rs 7,904 crore in the financial year 2020. That is, donated around 22 crore rupees every day. Premji gave 17 times more donations than Mukesh Ambani. Ambani gave 458 crores for charity work during this period. The Hurun Report India and the Edelgive Foundation released the country's list of donors on Tuesday.
Premji gave a large donation to help deal with Corona
Azim Premji Foundation, Wipro and Wipro Enterprises donated Rs 1,125 crore to combat the Kovid-19 epidemic. At the same time, Reliance Industries had given 500-500 crores to Maharashtra Chief Minister Relief Fund and Gujarat Chief Minister Relief Fund to deal with Corona.
Anun Rahman Junaid, MD and Chief Researcher, Hurun India, said that Azim Premji is a role model in India in terms of charity. They are also encouraging other entrepreneurs to donate.
Shiv Nadar second, Mukesh Ambani third
The second number in the Freelanthropy list after Premji is that of Shiv Nadar, the founder of HCL Technologies. He donated Rs 795 crore in a year. At the same time, Mukesh Ambani, Asia's richest and chairman of Reliance Industries Ltd., came third with a donation of 458 crores.
Kumar Mangalam Birla and Family at number four
Kumar Mangalam Birla, chairman of Aditya Birla Group and his family donated 276 crores in a year. In fifth place is Vedanta chairman Anil Aggarwal & Family, who donated 215 crores.
List of Indian industrialists donating top 10
|Rank||Name||Donation amount (in crores of rupees)||company|
|2||Shiv Nadar||795||HCL Technologies|
|3||Mukesh Ambani||458||Reliance Industries Ltd.|
|4||Kumar Mangalam Birla and Family||276||Aditya Birla Group|
|5||Anil Aggarwal And Family||215||Vedanta Group|
|6||Ajay Piramal and Family||198||Piramal|
|8||Hinduja Brothers||133||Hinduja Group|
|10||Rahul Bajaj and Family||71||Bajaj|
Explain that the amount of donation is from 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2020 based on their cash or cash equivalent basis.
Source- Adelgive Hurun India Philanthropy List-2020