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Cambridge University gets new centre to evaluate Indian philanthropy

London | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
PUBLISHED ON JUN 24, 2020 06:06 PM IST
The new Centre for Strategic Philanthropy is timed as the role of welfare-oriented charitable giving in building social and environmental resilience is seen as increasingly essential.
an Azim Premji attends the Saudi-India Forum in New Delhi, India, February 20, 2018. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis(Reuters File Photo)
an Azim Premji attends the Saudi-India Forum in New Delhi, India, February 20, 2018. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis(Reuters File Photo)

Azim Premji commits Wipro shares worth Rs 52,750 crore for philanthropy

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAR 13, 2019 07:45 PM IST
“He has done this (contribution) by additionally earmarking all economic benefits for philanthropic purposes, in approximately 34 per cent of the shares in Wipro Limited (current market value Rs 52,750 crore), held by certain entities controlled by him,” according to the statement by the Azim Premji Foundation.
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