... from Azim Premji, the chairman of IT outsourcing giant Wipro. The gift is in the form of a transfer of 8.7% stake in Wipro, currently worth over Rs. 8,800 crores.
That's nearly two billion US dollars!
Two key focus areas of the University are to:
Prepare a large number of committed education and development professionals who can significantly contribute to meeting the needs of the country.
Build new knowledge in the areas of education and development through establishing strong links between theory and practice.
All in all, this is a big day in Indian philanthropy.