Mittal donates Rs 4 crores

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In response to the call made by the Hon'ble Prime Minister of India to

industry captains to moderate their compensation and participate in community

programs, Sunil Bharti Mittal, chairman and managing director, Bharti Airtel

today decided to donate a significant part of his salary bonus towards education

of underprivileged children in the villages.


According to Sunil Bharti Mittal, "This underlines corporate India's

commitment towards fulfilling the Government's vision of inclusive growth.

Corporate India will continue to work with the Government and voluntarily

contribute towards this cause."

Bharti Foundation, the corporate social responsibility arm of Bharti

Enterprises, will administer the donation.

Bharti Foundation is working towards opening 1000 village primary schools

across India for underprivileged children, in particular the girl child. The

promoters and associates of Bharti had committed a corpus of Rs. 200 crores for

various programs undertaken by Bharti Foundation.