Anu Aga and Meher Pudumjee on what philanthropy means to them

Strategic Philanthropy | May, 2017

For Meher Pudumjee, Chairperson, Thermax Ltd, philanthropy is all about giving time and resources to the causes she passionately believes in. She thinks that the new generation approaching the field of philanthropy in India with passion, compassion and a sense of idealism which is a very positive change.

Anu Aga, former Chairperson, Thermax Ltd emphasizes how Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) projects are different from philanthropy. “I think if you give your life and your time, I would also call that also a form of philanthropy,” says Aga. On being asked upon what one advice she should give to people who want enter in the field of philanthropy, she says, ”my advice to people who are seeking a cause is to check out different causes and see what they are drawn to.”

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