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Nandan and Rohini Nilekani join Bill Gates-led philanthropic group

Strategic Philanthropy | Nov 16, 2017

The grouping, which is called Co-Impact, has been set up with an initial corpus of $500 million and will focus providing healthcare, education, and economic opportunity to the underserved populus in developing countries. Infosys co-founder Nandan Nilekani and his wife Rohini have joined a grouping of billionaire philanthropists including Bill and Melinda Gates to set up a fund that targets social impact at a large scale.

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