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Azim Premji


Gujarat Vidyapith convocation: Trusteeship a classic Gandhian method, says Azim Premji

October 23, 2019 1:05 pm

Premji urged the graduating students to uphold Gandhi’s values of integrity, hard work, fairness and justice, empathy and humaneness, “irrespective of what you do in life”.

'For generating good ideas, creative failures are a must': Azim Premji

June 10, 2019 5:30 am

He states that it is impossible to generate few good ideas without a lot of bad ideas.

Azim Premji to step down as executive chairman of Wipro; son Rishad to take over reins

June 07, 2019 2:54 am

Premji, who turns 74 next month, will however remain associated as non-executive director of the company and as founder chairman.

Wipro founder Azim Premji to retire on July 30

June 06, 2019 4:48 pm

Azim Premji's son Rishad Premji will be replacing him as the Executive Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Abidali Z Neemuchwala will take over as the new MD, the company said in a statement.

Azim Premji pledges another Rs 52,750 crore for philanthropy

March 14, 2019 4:05 am

Azim Premji family holds 74.30 per cent stake in Wipro which has a market capitalisation of Rs 1,55,523 crore.

Wipro founder Azim Pemji earmarks economic benefits of 34% of co's shares for philanthropy

March 13, 2019 7:18 pm

The Foundation works closely with many state government including Karnataka, Uttarakhand, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Puducherry, Telangana, Madhya Pradesh and the northeast region.

Azim Premji University report: ‘Growth not leading to enough job creation’

September 26, 2018 2:56 am

As a comparison, the report mentions that 67 per cent of the households in India earn less than Rs 10,000 every month, which is much lower than the minimum pay recommended by the Seventh Central Pay Commission of Rs 18,000 per month.

Wipro Chief Azim Premji denies media report on sale of stake

June 06, 2017 10:05 am

Premji along with his family own about 73.25 per cent shares in the company.

Azim Premji, Shiv Nagar among 20 richest people in tech: Forbes

August 12, 2015 4:18 pm

Forbes said Azim Premji, 70, who has a net worth of $17.4 billion, is among Asia's most generous tycoons, having given away more than $4 billion of his fortune.

Wipro’s Q4 net profit up 2%; Rishad Premji joins board

April 22, 2015 2:15 am

Rishad will also take up new responsibilities of overseeing the technology office, investor and government relations, company said.


Massive landslide in Darjeeling, Indonesian plane crash, Digital India Launch

July 04, 2015 8:00 am

Narendra Modi launches Digital India campaign; Massive Landslide In Darjeeling, 38 Feared dead; Indonesian Air Force Plane Crashes, 100 Feared dead.