EdelGive Hurun India Philanthropy List 2021

 Hurun India and EdelGive released the EdelGive Hurun India Philanthropy List 2021. This is the 8th annual ranking of the most generous individuals in India. The aim is to highlight India’s remarkable givers and to capture the growing importance of individual givers in India’s philanthropic landscape towards nation-building. Donations were measured by the value of their cash or cash equivalents from 1 April 2020 to 31 March 2021. This is the eighth year of the list and it follows on from the Hurun India Rich List, a ranking of 1,007 richest individuals in India, released in September 2021 for the tenth year.

Source: Hurun Research Institute; EdelGive Hurun India Philanthropy List 2021

With a donation of INR 9,713 crore, Azim Premji & family76, the founder chairman of Wipro, tops the EdelGive Hurun India Philanthropy List 2021.

HCL Technologies founder-chairman Shiv Nadar & family, 76, retains the 2nd spot on the EdelGive Hurun India Philanthropy List 2021. As of 2021, Nadar has invested almost a billion USD through the foundation to impact over 30,000 students directly.

With a donation of INR 557 crore, Mukesh Ambani & family, 64, of Reliance Industries, occupies the 3rd spot in EdelGive Hurun India Philanthropy List 2021. RIL produced over 1000 MT of medical-grade liquid oxygen per day or 11% of India’s total production.

With a donation of INR 377 crore, Kumar Mangalam Birla & family, 54, ranks 4th on the EdelGive Hurun India Philanthropy List 2021.

With a donation of INR 183 crore, Infosys’s Nandan Nilekani, 66, ranks 5th on the EdelGive Hurun India Philanthropy List 2021. Nandan Nilekani donated INR 138 Cr for Societal Thinking in FY 2021.

The Hinduja family ranks 6th rank on the EdelGive Hurun India Philanthropy List 2021 with a donation of INR 166 crore.

With a donation of INR 136 crore, the Bajaj family ranks 7th on the EdelGive Hurun India Philanthropy List 2021. In May 2021, they pledged to donate INR 200 crore to build capability and resources to tackle the pandemic. 

With a donation of INR 130 crore, Gautam Adani & family, 59, ranks 8th on the EdelGive Hurun India Philanthropy List 2021. Adani Foundation works in Education, Community Health, Sustainable Livelihood, and Community Infrastructure Development in alignment with the Sustainable Development Goals.

With a donation of INR 130 crore, Anil Agarwal & family, 68, shares 8th position on the EdelGive Hurun India Philanthropy List 2021.

With an INR 114 crore donation, the Burman family made it to the 10th spot on the EdelGive Hurun India Philanthropy List 2021. The Dabur Group established the ‘Dabur Care Fund for COVID-19’, to protect lives and livelihood, and support those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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