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My father always believed he was a trustee of his wealth and not a owner: Rishad Premji

New Delhi: Azim Premji, the founder-chairman of Wipro, is the most generous individual in the country as he donated Rs 22 crore a day, taking his total contribution to charity in the previous year to Rs 7,904 crore, according to Eledgive Hurun Philanthropy list 2020.

Rishad Premji, Azim Premji's elder son and the chairman of Wipro today wrote in a twitter post that "My father has always believed that he was a trustee of his wealth and never it’s owner.  Being part of the communities in which we live and work is also a core part of Wipro." 

Azim Premji, who transformed Wipro from a company making vegetable oil to a diversified conglomerate, is one of the richest men in India but when it comes to charity he has been on the top of the philanthropic list. Till now he has donated nearly half of his wealth towards charity. His main charity work has been in the field of education.


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