The Bharti family has pledged a whopping Rs 7,000 crore or 10% of its wealth, including 3% of their stake in group flagship Bharti Airtel, to support activities of the Bharti Foundation, the Sunil Mittal-led Group’s philanthropic arm.
The Bharti Family, by virtue of this commitment, aims to significantly step up the scope and reach of Bharti Foundation’s activities and enable it to develop and execute innovative development models to support aspirations of India’s underprivileged, including students of Satya Bharti Schools.
“Bharti’s DNA has always been about creating a deep positive impact on society through our businesses, and we are proud to have contributed to the India growth story,” Bharti Enterprises founder and chairman Sunil Mittal said in an official statement Thursday.
The Bharti family’s Rs 7,000 crore pledge is yet another reflection of growing enlightenment about philanthropy among …