Wipro’s founder chairman Azim Premji evinced interest in investing in Jharkhand during a video conference with Chief Minister Hemant Soren, state government said.
The state government quoting Premji said that the Azim Premji Foundation and Wipro want to work in coordination with the state government in the field of quality higher education and health.
“Chief Minister Shri Hemant Soren today had a positive discussion on many developmental issues of the state through video conferencing with Wipro Founder Shri Azim Premji. During the talks, Premji told the Chief Minister that Jharkhand would become an important state for Azim Premji Foundation and Wipro…(Premji) expressed his desire to invest in Jharkhand,” a statement from the state government said.
Wipro’s Azim Premji donated Rs 9,713 crore or Rs 27 crore a day to retain his top position among Indian philanthropists according to the India Philanthropy List 2021.