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Rohini Nilekani is changing philanthropy

Her book offers a useful maxim for philanthropists to live by

Illustration by Binay Sinha
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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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