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Govt policy should make it easier to give: Rohini Nilekani

Strategic Philanthropy | Oct 4, 2016

Philanthropist Rohini Nilekani on how the wealthy can be persuaded to give more to charity, importance of natural resources to improve living standards, and the India Philanthropy Initiative.

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