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Ms. Rohini Nilekani

Chairperson

Arghyam

HQ Phone:

Email: r***@***.org

Arghyam

599, 12 Main Road HAL 2nd Stage Indiranagar

Bengaluru, Karnataka 560008

India

Company Description

Arghyam is an Indian public charitable foundation setup with an endowment from Rohini Nilekani, working in the water and sanitation sector since 2005. 'Arghyam' is a Sanskrit word meaning 'Offering'. Our vision is "Safe, sustainable water for all". As a... more

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Background Information

Affiliations

Chairperson
Pratham Books

Executive Board Member
Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment

Board Member
Gram Panchayats

Board Member
Old Mahabalipuram Road

Co-Founder
Infosys Limited

Board of Trustees Member
ILID Inc

Board Member
Sanghamithra Rural Financial Services

Board Member
Sanghamithra Rural Financial Services

Board of Trustees Member
I.

Board Member
PHFI

Founder
Dasra

Chairperson
Akshara Foundation

Executive Board Member
Eco-Informatics Centre

Appointed Member of the National Core Group On Urban Poverty
GR8! TV Magazine

Education

B. Tech degree

Indian Institute of Technology

postgraduate diploma
mass communications
St. Xavier's College

undergraduate degree
French literature
Elphinstone College.

Web References (200 Total References)


**Ms. Rohini Nilekani, Chairperson, ...

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**Ms. Rohini Nilekani, Chairperson, Arghyam Foundation, Chairperson, Pratham Books, Bengaluru, India, rohini(at)arghyam(dot)org


This year's judges included Mr Sunil ...

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This year's judges included Mr Sunil Kant Munjal, Joint Managing Director of Hero Moto Corp; Ms Shobhana Bhartia, Chairperson & Editorial Director of The Hindustan Times; Ms Rohini Nilekani, Chairperson of Arghyam Foundation, Ms Hilde Schwab, Co-founder & Chairperson of Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship; Mr Anshu Gupta, Founder Director, Goonj; Ms Sudha Pillai, Board Member Jubilant Life Sciences Ltd and Former


News and Events « Operation ASHA

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The judges included Sudha Pillai, Member Secretary, Planning Commission, India; Shobhana Bhartia, Chairperson and Editorial Director, HT Media, India; Harish Hande, Managing Director, SELCO Solar Light, India, and a Ramon Magsaysay Award winner for year 2011; Hilde Schwab, Chairperson and Co-Founder, Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship, Switzerland; Kavita Ramdas, Representative, Ford Foundation, India; Anshu Gupta, Founder and Director, Goonj, India, and last year's winner of the award; and Rohini Nilekani, Chairperson, Arghyam Foundation, India


Rohini Nilekani Chairperson, ...

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Rohini Nilekani Chairperson, Arghyam


Philanthropy in India Is Taking Its Own Route - CSR Times

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But Rohini Nilekani, philanthropist and chairperson of Arghyam, a foundation she set up with a private endowment to work on water and sanitation issues in India, says she has been "against the 2% rule from the beginning" because "I don't think government should outsource its governance.

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According to Nilekani, provisions should also be put in place to "ensure that the focus remains on the company's overall real responsibilities inside its fence.
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"All over the world, people will always keep doing charity," adds Nilekani.

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