INSTITUTIONAL EYE An unusual Indian billionaire has a new doctrine of inheritance for its richest 19 Apr, 2021

Unlike our previous guest blogs linked to books where the focus has been on the consequences of poor governance, this does just the opposite. It is about Azim Premji, for whom good governance is second nature.

Sundeep Khanna and Varun Sood, joint authors of Azim Premji: The Man Beyond the Billions, focus on the one facet that has overshadowed even his business achievements - his altruism. Premji’s commitment to the Azim Premji Foundation, a non-profi¬t focused on education, totals around US$21 billion, making him one of the world's top philanthropists.

The book extract describes the dilemma Azim Premji faced when wanting to buy a second-hand fiat 118-NE, that he believed brought him luck, from his company.

Read the guest blog and book extract here

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