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Mukesh Ambani tops Hurun India Philanthropy list 2018

Updated : February 11, 2019 10:17 PM IST

The Hurun India Philanthropy list 2018 is out and it has 39 Indians in it. The list ranks individuals who donated Rs 10 crore and above between Oct 1, 2017 and Sept 30, 2018.

The total philanthropy amount stands at Rs 1,560 crore. Education was the most preferred cause for donations followed by healthcare and rural development.

Here are the top 10 Indian philanthropists

  • Gautam Adani


Founder & chairman, Adani group

Donation: Rs 30 crore for education

  • Cyrus mistry


Former chairman, Tata Group

Donation: Rs 36 crore for education

  • Shapoorji Pallonji Mistry


Shapoorji Pallonji Group

Donation: Rs 36 crore for education

  • Savji Dholakia


Founder and chairman, Hari Krishna exports

Donation: Rs 40 crore for livelihood enhancement

  • Shiv Nadar


Founder and chairman, HCL Technologies

Donation: Rs 56 crore for education

  • Yusuff Ali Ma


Chairman and MD, Lulu Group

Donation: Rs 70 crore for disaster relief

  • Adi Godrej


Chairman, Godrej group

Donation: Rs 96 crore for livelihood enhancement

  • Azim Premji


Chairman, Wipro

Donation: Rs 113 crore for education

  • Shapoorji Pallonji Mistry


Shapoorji Pallonji Group

Donation: Rs 36 crore for education

  • Savji Dholakia


Founder and chairman, Hari Krishna exports

Donation: Rs 40 crore for livelihood enhancement

  • Shiv Nadar


Founder and Chairman, HCL Technologies

Donation: Rs 56 crore for education

  • Yusuff Ali Ma


Chairman and MD, Lulu group

Donation: Rs 70 crore for disaster relief

  • Adi Godrej


Chairman, Godrej Group

Donation: Rs 96 crore for livelihood enhancement

  • Azim Premji


Chairman, Wipro

Donation: Rs 113 crore for education

  • Ajay Piramal


Chairman, Piramal Enterprises

Donation: Rs 200 crore for education

  • Mukesh Ambani

Chairman and MD, Reliance Industries

Donation: Rs 437 crore for education

Disclosure: RIL, the promoter of Reliance Jio, also controls Network18, the parent company of CNBCTV18.com.
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