India may be at number 11 in the list of the world's richest, but tops the list of most donors in the world. This has been revealed in a report released on June 23 by Hurun Research and EdelGive Foundation. In the list of biggest donors around the world in the last 100 years, the name of Tata Group's founder Jamsetji Tata is at number one.

Jamsetji Tata has achieved the status of the biggest donor in the last 100 years by donating 102.4 billion dollars, i.e. about 7.60 lakh crore rupees. This amount is more than the total net worth of Reliance Group Chairman Mukesh Ambani at $ 84 billion, i.e. about Rs 6.25 lakh crore.

According to a report by Hurun Research and EdelGive Foundation, donations made in the name of Jamsetji Tata account for 66% of the value of Tata Sons' listed companies. Tata started the Central India Spinning Weaving and Manufacturing Company in the 1870s. Then in 1892 for higher education, J.N. The Tata Endowment was established, which was the beginning of the Tata Trusts. India's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru always remembered Jamsetji Tata as the 'One Man Planning Commission'.

Ratan Tata carried forward his legacy by handling legacy of Jamsetji, is also not behind in terms of donation. In March last year, the Tata group donated Rs 1500 crore to fight Corona, which was the biggest donation made by Indian business houses. Anas Rehman Junaid, Managing Director and Chief Researcher, Hurun India said, "It is a matter of pride for India that Jamsetji Tata has been named as the world's largest philanthropist."

Azim Premji donates 67% of Wipro's earnings. Azim Premji is the second Indian in the list of top-50 donors. He signed the Giving Pledge in 2010. Since then he transfers 67% of Wipro's earnings to the Azim Premji Foundation. This foundation works on school education in rural areas, which is valued at Rs 1.5 lakh crore. Azim Premji Foundation and Wipro have also donated 1 thousand crore rupees to deal with Kovid-19.

The world's top-50 donors together donate Rs 2.2 lakh crore annually. McKinsey Scott donates the most every year with 63 thousand crores. Ford Foundation is at number one with 7.4 thousand crores for donating for Kovid-19. After this W.K. Kellogg Foundation, A W Mellon Foundation. Tata has donated 1500 crore rupees for Corona.

Azim Premji is currently the country's largest donor according to Hurun and EdelGive Foundation released a list of India's donors in 2020. According to the report, Wipro's founder Azim Premji has been at number one in the list of donors in the country. In the financial year 2020, he donated Rs 7,904 crore, that is, about 22 crores donated every day.

After Premji in the Philanthropy list, Shiv Nadar is the founder of HCL Technologies. He donated Rs 795 crore in a year. At the same time, Mukesh Ambani, Asia's richest and chairman of Reliance Industries Limited, was at number three with a donation of 458 crores.

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