EdelGive Hurun India Philanthropy List 2019

Mumbai: EdelGive Foundation and Hurun Research Institute released the “EdelGive Hurun India Philanthropy List 2019”, a ranking of the Top 100 most generous individuals from India based on the cumulative contributions between 1st April 2018 to 31st March 2019. EdelGive Foundation has partnered with Hurun Report India towards creating this report with the objective of understanding philanthropic giving in the country from a data and evidence point of view.

The report is not only significant in understanding data of giving but also throws light on the sectors and geographies which are at the receiving end of this giving. Through this report, we aim to bring to notice the strength of the social sector and access areas which require further growth.

Hurun Report launches the sixth edition of EdelGive Hurun India Philanthropy List

  1. With a contribution of INR 826 crore, Shiv Nadar retains the crown of ‘The Most Generous Indian’ in EdelGive Hurun India Philanthropy List 2019

  2. Indian philanthropy stats at a record high; No. of individuals who have contributed more than INR 10 crore increased by 89%, from 38 to 72 this year

  3. With a contribution of INR 453 crore, Azim Premji of Wipro occupies the 2nd place With a contribution of INR 142 crore, Rohini Nilekani is the top woman philanthropist in the list; 6 women feature in the list

  4. The richest Indian, Mukesh Ambani of Reliance secures the third spot with a contribution of INR 402 crore

  5. Circa 47% of the spent or INR 2,058 crore was contributed on a personal capacity, in addition to the CSR spend of the respective business

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