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Tag Archives: India

Growing Number of Non-Resident Indians are Giving Back to Their Native Villages

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Even as Punjab awaits multi-dollar investments in new industries from its cash-rich NRIs settled across the globe, a few baby steps of philanthropy by the members of the Punjabidiaspora are ushering in a new hope of altruism.

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(India) Billionaire Shiv Nadar’s Creative Philanthropy is Working at Bottom of Pyramid

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“There are two types of philanthropy: corrective and creative. While corrective philanthropy relies on picking up a human suffering and solving it in the philanthropist’s lifetime, the creative aspect of giving actually creates institutions that stand the test of time”.

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Government Corruption in Aid Allocation is Detrimental to India’s Poorest Districts and Children

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IN a society with few effective regulatory institutions, there’s neither an incentive to take responsibility nor repercussions for not doing so. People don’t do the right thing because it’s easy not to, and there’s no reward for doing it.

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NGOs in India Awarded for Excellence in Accountability

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The fourth edition of “CSO Partners’ Outstanding Annual Report Awards-2012” held at India Habitat Centre here over the weekend recognised excellence in public disclosure, transparency and accountability practices
in non-government organisations.

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The New Generation of Wealthy Indians Under 30 Are Stepping up as Active Philanthropists

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The Wall Street Journal reports today that young people from wealthy Indian families are stepping into active philanthropic roles at a much higher rate than under-30s elsewhere.

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