Gautam Adani is at the forefront of donating along with earning, made a new record in philanthropy

Adani has committed to spend Rs 60,000 crore ($7.7 billion) on charitable causes when he turns 60 in June this year. After this they have been included in this list.

Gautam Adani

Indian billionaire industrialists Gautam Adani, Shiv Nadar and Ashok Soota as well as Malaysian-Indian businessman Brahmal Vasudevan and his lawyer wife Shanti Kandia have been included in Forbes’ list of Asia’s charity heroes. The 16th edition of the list of Charitable Heroes of Asia was released here on Tuesday. Forbes said in a statement that this list, without any ranking, includes people doing leading philanthropic work in the Asia-Pacific region.

Announced to donate 60 thousand crore rupees in June

Adani has committed to spend Rs 60,000 crore ($7.7 billion) on charitable causes when he turns 60 in June this year. After this they have been included in this list. With this, he has become India’s leading philanthropist. This money will be spent on healthcare, education and skill development. This amount will be spent on charitable works through Adani Foundation. Adani Foundation was formed in 1996. Every year this foundation helps 37 lakh people in India.

Shiv Nadar has donated Rs 11,600 crore

Shiv Nadar, who became a billionaire through his hard work, is counted among the leading donors of the country. He has invested one billion dollars in charitable works during a decade through the Shiv Nadar Foundation. This year he has donated Rs 11,600 crore ($142 million) to the foundation. This foundation was established in 1994. Nadar is the co-founder of HCL Technologies. He has established many educational institutions like schools and universities with the help of the foundation.

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Technology giant Ashok Soota has committed Rs 600 crore ($75 million) to a trust for medical research. He formed this trust in 2021. Malaysian-Indian Brahmal Vasudevan, founder and chief executive officer (CEO) of Kuala Lumpur-based private equity firm Creador, and his advocate wife Shanti Kandia support local communities in Malaysia and India through the Creador Foundation. It is a non-profit organization that was co-founded in 2018. In May this year, he committed 50 million Malaysian ringgit ($11 million) to build a teaching hospital. Vasudevan said, we are happy that other people are also coming forward with us in this work. Now the full financing for this project has been found.