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Donor Dependence or Commercial Independence? By Noshir H. Dadrawala

Donor Dependence or Commercial Independence? By Noshir H. Dadrawala

By Noshir H. Dadrawala Nosir H Dadarwala, Chief Executive, Centre for Advancement of Philanthropy (CAP), Mumbai India has moved on from charity to philanthropy and more recently to venture philanthropy. However, the question remains-are the laws governing nonprofits in India enabling enough? Every one talks about the need for NGOs to become sefl-sustaining and reduce [...]

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Naveen Jindal conferred with Justice P.N. Bhagwati Award for his outstanding contribution to legal education

Naveen Jindal conferred with Justice P.N. Bhagwati Award for his outstanding contribution to legal education

INDIACSR News Network NEW DELHI:  The Chancellor of O.P. Jindal Global University, Mr. Naveen Jindal has been conferred with the Justice P.N. Bhagwati Award in recognition of his outstanding contribution to legal education and corporate philanthropy. Instituted by the Capital Foundation, this award was presented by Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, former President of India, at [...]

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Naveen Jindal to be given the Justice P.N. Bhagwati Award on 5 December

Naveen Jindal to be given the Justice P.N. Bhagwati Award on 5 December

INDIACSR News Network NEW DELHI: Capital Foundation Society is awarding the Justice P.N. Bhagwati Award to Mr. Naveen Jindal, Chancellor, O.P. Jindal Global University for his outstanding contribution to the field of legal education and corporate philanthropy. This award will be given by His Excellency Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, Former President of India in the distinguished presence of  [...]

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Make Way for Payroll-Giving

Make Way for Payroll-Giving

By Stephen Cronin An estimated 60% of people in the US donate to charities. Compare that to 14% in India and 11% in China. Our neighbours in Nepal, Sri Lanka and Pakistan donate more to charity than us. The 2010 World Giving Index ranks India 134 out of 153 – one of the world’s fastest-growing [...]

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Hindujas group to give 250,000 pounds for 500 children of widows in India

Hindujas group to give 250,000 pounds for 500 children of widows in India

LONDON: The Hinduja group headed by leading NRI entrepreneur S P Hinduja will donate 250,000 pounds to fund the education of 500 children of widows in India for the next five years. This was announced by Lord Raj Loomba, founder chairman of the Loomba Foundation at the ‘Educate a Widow’s Child in India’ Annual Charity [...]

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Xander Group Founder Siddhartha Yog donates $11,000,001 to Harvard University

Xander Group Founder Siddhartha Yog donates $11,000,001 to Harvard University

INDIACSR News Network “Harvard University’s multidisciplinary and collaborative ecosystem uniquely positions it to find innovative and far-reaching solutions to what I consider are the greatest challenges of our times. I am certain that the beneficiaries of this gift will be remarkable individuals who will bring positive and sustainable change to our world.”-Siddhartha Yog NEW DELHI: [...]

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ONGC gives Rs 20 lakh to charity under CSR

ONGC gives Rs 20 lakh to charity under CSR

RAJAHMUNDRY: Oil and gas major ONGC has paid Rs 20 lakh to Virinchi Charities towards construction of Home for the Aged in Rajahmundry under Corporate Social Responsibility, a press note released here said. A cheque of Rs 20 lakh was presented by A A Khan, Executive Director of the company to Virinchi Charities officials in [...]

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Naveen Jindal stays highest paid executive in India

Naveen Jindal stays highest paid executive in India

Kalanithi Maran and wife take home the highest pay package over the last five years at Rs. 194.23 crore each MUMBAI: Naveen Jindal, the youngest scion of the O.P. Jindal Group, has emerged the highest paid corporate head in India for the second consecutive year, with a compensation of Rs. 67.21 crore in the last [...]

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Azim Premji Foundation to start two free schools in every district

Azim Premji Foundation to start two free schools in every district

MUMBAI/ BANGALORE: After chipping in for the country’s educational system for a decade, the Azim Premji Foundation (APF), run by the third richest Indian on his own money, is all set for a generous initiative. The foundation plans to start 1,300 schools across the country- two per district – which will be free, impart education [...]

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Naveen Jindal, JSPL gift Rs 12.25 crore to University of Texas

Naveen Jindal, JSPL gift Rs 12.25 crore to University of Texas

NEW DELHI: Industrialist and parliamentarian Naveen Jindal and his flagship company JSPL have gifted USD 2.5 million (about Rs 12.25 crore) to his alma mater, the University of Texas at Dallas, following which the US university has renamed its school of management after him. Mr. Jindal, a 1992 batch MBA alumnus of the University of [...]

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