Azim Premji among India's top philanthropists with $21 billion total pledge
Updated : March 14, 2019 12:40 PM IST
Azim Premji, chairman of Wipro Ltd, on Wednesday earmarked 34 percent of his shares worth Rs 52,750 crore to an endowment under the Azim Premji Foundation. Donations by Premji, which included Wipro's shares, as well as other assets owned by him and, has made him one of the biggest philanthropists in the world.
Others on the list include UIDAI chairman Nandan Nilekani, HCL Tech's chair Shiv Nadar and Biocon's chief Kiran Mazumdar Shaw.