Rediff News
All News

NewsApp (Free)

Read news as it happens
Download NewsApp  » Business » Do Indian businessmen donate enough?

Do Indian businessmen donate enough?

xTo get such articles in your inbox
June 28, 2006 14:40 IST

The world's richest are turning philanthropic.

Just a few days ago Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates announced he would give up his day-to-day role in the IT major by 2008 and spend more time on the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Now, the world's second richest man and legendary investor Warren Buffet will donate $37 billion (Rs 172,440 crore) from his $44-billion fortune to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

In a world of cutthroat competition where businessmen plan newer strategies to mint money, do you think these men are extraordinary?

Do you think that India's top business houses fulfill their social responsibilities? Or do they need to do more?

Tell us what you think!