Updated: Wed, 12 Feb 2014 02:15:00 GMT | By India Syndicate
Most generous philanthropists: In pictures

Infosys’ executive Kris Gopalakrishnan donated Rs 225 crore towards brain research. He isn’t the first to generously donate from his personal wealth to charitable causes. For those like Wipro’s Azim Premji or business magnate Warren Buffett, it hasn’t just been about accumulating wealth but also spreading the joy. Here’s a look at some jaw-dropping contributions made by corporates both in India and abroad

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Infosys executive Vice-chairman Kris Gopalakrishnan made a whopping Rs 225 crore donation through a trust formed by him and his wife Sudha. The money was donated to the Indian Institute of Science to establish the Centre for Brain Research.

The money will be handed over a period of ten years for the establishment and functioning of the Centre. A PTI report states that the Centre would be dedicated to study the numerous aspects of the functioning of the brain with specific goals to find cures for neurodegenerative conditions and diseases that are accelerated by old age.

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