Friday, August 24, 2012

Ratan Tata's audacious philanthropic retirement plans

The way to go. India head quartered Tata Group's (globally better known as owners of iconic Jaguar Land Rover) outgoing Chairperson Ratan Tata has audacious philanthropic retirement plans. This despite the existing track record as below.

In 2010 alone, the Tata trusts disbursed Rs 500 crore ($80 million at current exchange rates) to various causes and institutions. In dollar terms, this number would have been higher if the rupee hadn't devalued as much since then. The Rockefeller Foundation, one of the most generous in the world now, disburses $180 million each year. Experts say the Tata trusts are easily among the 10 most generous in the world.

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Friday, March 23, 2012

Smiling Hospital Foundation India at "Rendezvous with Yourself " - Max Cancer Centre- Max Hospital Saket, New Delhi

Smiling Hospital Foundation India was yet again at its mission of spreading happiness. This time it was at Max Cancer Centre, Max Healthcare, at their event , “Rendezvous with Yourself” on the 22nd of March, 2012 for cancer survivors.Max Cancer Centre is a comprehensive cancer care centre, providing holistic care for its patients. “Back to Life” is how their experts visualize and define cancer care. Therefore, the underlying principle of holding such an event was to help them rejoice and infuse ‘that’ spark to live in them. The survivors ranged from 5-15 years of age and were too happy to be a part of the event . Their smiles and the zest to live life rubbed on to all present .