India- a developing nation, is not behind when it comes to richest people. They are not only known for their wealth but also for their humility and philanthropic work. Take a look at all these billionaires who do not shy away from donating their money!
Azim Premji is the most charitable person in India. The Wipro founder has donated 25% of his wealth to charities, is known for traveling by economy class in airplanes, owns a second-hand Mercedes and usually ditches highland hotels and stays at company guesthouse. Imagine having that kind of money and being so simple!
Famous for being the most humble human being, this billionaire has zero ego. The ex-CEO of Tata Son talks to all his employees, he even visited all the affected families from 26/11 personally and frequently travels by economy class.
The former UTV owner has set aside Rs 350 crore of his personal wealth and will raise a similar amount from others for Swades, the philanthropy arm of his foundation.
The Reliance Mogul started Reliance Foundation with his wife Nita Ambani. They are one of the biggest donors in India.
Along with his wife Sudha Murthy, the Infosys founder started the Infosys Foundation that supports programs in the areas of education, rural development, healthcare, arts and culture, and destitute care.
HCL Chairman Shiv Nadar is as passionate about rural education as his company. He recently donated Rs. 1136 crore of his personal wealth.
Son of Pune based millionaire Cyrus Poonawalla, Adar Poonawalla who is currently the CEO of Serum Institute of India recently announced that he will set up a Rs. 100 crore fund to manage the city waste. He did this along with the Pune Municipal Corporation.
Her husband Nandan Nilekani is the Chairman of the Unique Identification Authority of India and Nandini was a major share holder in Infosys. Recently she donated Rs. 500 crore and has turned to full-time philanthropy.
On a more international level, Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Bill and Melinda Gates, Warren Buffet, etc. are all known for their philanthropic contributions.