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Statsguru: Six charts that show India's rich remain reluctant givers

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Sachin P Mampatta
Those worth Rs 50,000 crore or more gave away 0.09 per cent of their wealth in the financial year 2020-21 (FY21), shows data from the India Philanthropy Report 2022, a joint study by global consultancy Bain and Company and non-governmental organisation Dasra. This is much lower than the UK (0.44 per cent), China (1.48 per cent) and the US (2.52 per cent). The trend is similar for those in other wealth brackets as well (chart 1).


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First Published: Mar 28 2022 | 6:10 AM IST

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