Bill Gates believes philanthropy is growing in India — from both people involved in the technology sector (tech entrepreneurs and executives) and those involved in other sectors.
The co-chairman of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and the co-founder of Microsoft spoke to Hindustan Times over phone on the occasion of the release of their 10th annual letter to the public on work of their foundation, and, in some ways, on their own philanthropic journey.
Gates also spoke of India’s unique mix of philanthropy, partly brought about by the government mandate that corporations “spend a percentage of their profit on philanthropic-type activities”.
This complete interview is a must read. This has been published in the Hindustan Times and the links are....