India’s Most Generous Philanthropists

Shiv Nadar, the Founder of HCL Technologies, has reclaimed the title of India’s most generous philanthropist. His donations to philanthropic causes totalled ₹1,161 crore, or ₹3 crore a day.

Azim Premji was next on the list with a total of ₹484 crore. Mukesh Ambani took the third spot with ₹411 crore donations. Gautam Adani came in seventh with a donation of ₹190 crore.

Donations are measured by the value of their cash or cash equivalents from April 1, 2021 to March 31, 2022.

Education is still the most favoured philanthropic cause, followed by health care. Among the other favoured causes, environment and sustainability saw a 46% growth in donations.

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