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Rohini Nilekani is changing philanthropy

Her book offers a useful maxim for philanthropists to live by

Illustration by Binay Sinha

Illustration by Binay Sinha

Vir Sanghvi
Of India’s many prominent business couples, few can match the Nilekanis in their uniqueness. Nandan Nilekani is now a business legend, for his role in building Infosys (with N R Narayana Murthy and his co-founders) and for rescuing it a few years ago when he came back to set the company right. But unlike most well-known business people, he has found success in many other fields. I doubt if anyone else could have rolled out Aadhaar as quickly and as successfully as he did. He remains one of India’s leading public intellectuals and is every government’s go-to guy for technological
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First Published: Aug 25 2022 | 11:07 PM IST

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