Rohini & Nandan Nilekani: The Conscious Givers
She is a full-time philanthropist. She considers her wealth to be a product of serendipity, and not of any astute business move or smart investment. For her, such wealth generation is like a flowing river; owners should dip into it but never dam it—the river must flow.
It is her sense of ‘politics’ that guides her giving. When she cuts a cheque, she perhaps asks herself more questions than what she poses to the receiver: Will the act of charity build societal capacity to deal with the changing set of problems? Read more
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