Top 10 Indian Companies Greatly Involved in Philanthropy
Bangalore: The Indian economy is on fire and is regarded as one of the most promising economies across the globe. India’s average annual economic growth during the last 10 years has been 7.9 percent and a large share of the credit goes to few of the most reputed Indian companies.
These companies not only helped to surge the economic growth of the country but also play a great role and put forward helping hands for those who are still deprived. Increasing number of multinational firms in the country has helped many underprivileged men and women to look forward to a better future.
Read on to know 10 most reputed Indian companies who truly have lived up to their social responsibility role.
1. Tata Group
The Tatas have continued a practice of bestow much of their personal wealth to the many trusts they have created for the greater good of India and its people. The Tata trusts controls 66 percent of the shares of Tata Sons and the wealth collected from this asset chains an assortment of charity, institutions and individuals in every possible way.
Over the years Tata group has helped raise different underprivileged communities, along with scheduled caste and scheduled tribes, through initiatives like Tata Steel’s tribal welfare programmes and projects supported by the Tata trusts.
2. Aditya Birla Group
The Aditya Birla group schemes are carried out under the aegis of the "Aditya Birla Centre for Community Initiatives and Rural Development", led by Rajashree Birla. The centre is engaged in many social activities such as formal and non-formal education, adult education, scholarships for girls, merit scholarships and technical education for boys, girl child education, Widow re-marriage / dowry-less mass marriages, self-help groups (microfinance for women and farmers), integrated agriculture development and many more.
Recently the company has donated 1 crore to the Chief Minister’s Relief fund for drought.