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Ford Foundation: Notable Indian Grants, Corporate NGO partnerships & Fellowships

In Business, India, USA on ஓகஸ்ட் 14, 2012 at 8:26 பிப

  1. Amitabh Behar, Executive director,  National Foundation for India Supports voluntary development $25,00,000
  2. Dr Gladwin Joseph, Director, ATREE Striving to conserve biodiversity through sustainable development $13,19,031
  3. Indira JaisingDirector, Lawyers’ CollectivePromotes human rights for marginalised people$12,40,000
  4. Mathew Titus, Executive DirectorSa-Dhan Association Umbrella body of MFIs $9,10,000
  5. Kinsuk Mitra, chairperson, Winrock Intl – Sustainable rural resource management$8,00,000
  6. Sandeep Dikshit, Governing body member,CBGA Promotes accountability & participatory governance $6,50,000
  7. J. Mohanty, Chairperson, Credibility Alliance Promoting norms of accountability among NGOs $6,00,000
  8. Akhila Sivadas, Executive Director, Centre for Advocacy & Research Rights of marginalised populations $5,00,000
  9. JNU, Leading liberal arts university; FF funds used to set up Centre for Law & Governance$4,00,000
  10. Manish Sisodia, Founder, Kabir – Promoting RTI for transparency & accountability; Anna Hazare supporter$3,97,000
  11. Yogendra Yadav, Fellow, Centre for Study of Developing Societies, A think-tank largely funded by ICSSR $3,50,000
  12. Parthiv Shah Founder Director, CMAC Promotes culture, design & focuses on governance $2,55,000
  13. Nandan M. Nilekani, President, NCAER, Influential think-tank on policy issues that have found application $2,30,000
  14. Pratap Bhanu Mehta Head, Centre for Policy Research Leading think-tank, provides advisory services to govt $687,000

Top 10 SuperZIPs

In Business, USA on ஜனவரி 22, 2012 at 1:45 பிப

Thanks: Charles Murray on the New American Divide – WSJ.com

In ‘Coming Apart,’ Charles Murray identifies 882 ‘SuperZIPs,’ ZIP Codes where residents score in the 95th through the 99th percentile on a combined measure of income and education, based on the 2000 census. Here are the top-ranked areas:

1. 60043: Kenilworth, Ill. (Chicago’s North Shore)
2. 60022: Glencoe, Ill. (Chicago’s North Shore)
3. 07078: Short Hills, N.J. (New York metro area)
4. 94027: Atherton, Calif. (San Francisco-San Jose corridor)
5. 10514: Chappaqua, N.Y. (New York metro area)
6. 19035: Gladwyne, Pa. (Philadelphia’s Main Line)
7. 94028: Portola Valley, Calif. (S.F.-San Jose corridor)
8. 92067: Rancho Santa Fe, Calif. (San Diego suburbs)
9. 02493: Weston, Mass. (Boston suburbs)
10. 10577: Purchase, N.Y. (New York metro area

Top 20 Richest Ladies on Earth

In Lists, World on ஜூன் 17, 2009 at 2:27 பிப

Source: World's Richest Women – Forbes.com

1. Christy Walton & family
$20 billion
Wal-Mart. Jackson, Wyo. 54.
Widowed, 2 child

The widow of Wal-Mart scion John Walton, who died in plane crash in 2005

2. Alice Walton
$19.5 billion
Wal-Mart. Fort Worth, Texas. 59.
Divorced

Father Sam and Uncle James started general-store chain in Bentonville, Ark., in 1962

3. Liliane Bettencourt
$15 billion
L’Oreal. Paris. 86.
Widowed, one child.

Daughter of L’Oreal founder Eugene Schueller

4. Susanne Klatten
$12 billion
BMW, drugs. Germany. 46.
Married, three children

Klatten inherited her stake in BMW from her late father, Herbert Quandt. Recently increased her stake in pharmaceutical and chemical manufacturer Altana to 88%; trained economist sits on Altana’s board of supervisors.

5. Birgit Rausing
Packaging. Switzerland. 85.
Widowed, three children
$11 billion

Inherited packaging giant Tetra Laval in 2000 after the death of her husband, Gad Rausing. Father-in-law founded the company in 1944

6. Jacqueline Mars
$9.5 billion
Candy, pet food. Bedminster, N.J. 69.
Divorced, three children

Chocolate maker Mars completed purchase of gum giant Wm. Wrigley Jr. Co. last October for $23 billion. Merger created world’s largest confectionery company. Also owns pet food operation (Whiskas, Pedigree), Uncle Ben’s Rice.

7. Anne Cox Chambers
$9 billion
Cox Enterprises. Atlanta. 90.
Divorced, three children.

Surviving daughter of Cox Enterprises founder James M. Cox (d. 1957); sister Barbara Cox Anthony passed away in 2007.

8. Abigail Johnson
$8.5 billion
Fidelity Investments. Boston. 47.
Married, two children

Harvard MBA moving up the ranks in family’s Fidelity Investments. This June “Abby” took charge of the company’s board governing the investment company’s fixed-income and asset-allocation funds.

9. Savitri Jindal
$6 billion
Steel. India. 58.
Widowed, nine children

Late husband died in a helicopter crash in 2005. Today she serves as the non-executive chairperson of steel and power conglomerate O.P. Jindal group.

10. Charlene de Carvalho-Heineken
$5.5 billion
Heineken. London. 54.
Married, five children

Inherited 25% stake in Dutch brewer Heineken seven years ago from her late father, Freddy Heineken. Company is one of the world’s great brewers, with more than 170 premium brands in more than 65 countries.

11. Pauline MacMillan Keinath
$5.5 billion
Cargill. St. Louis. 75.
Married, four children.

Family’s massive commodities outfit, Cargill, controls food from stable to table: manufactures animal feed, meat, crops.

12. Marion MacMillan Pictet
$5.5 billion
Cargill. Bermuda. 77.
Divorced, one child.

13. Antonia Johnson
$5 billion
Trading. Stockholm. 66.
Married, four children

Since 1982 has headed Axel Johnson Group, a diversified trading company founded by her great-grandfather in 1873.

14. Johanna Quant
$5 billion
BMW. Germany. 82.
Widowed, two children

Former secretary and third wife of the late Herbert Quandt, the German executive who rescued automaker BMW from bankruptcy.

15. Yang Huiyan
$4.8 billion
Real estate. China. 27.
Married

China’s richest woman graduated from Ohio State University with a degree in marketing and logistics. Joined family property developer, Country Garden, in 2005 as the manager of the procurement department.

16. Dorothea Steinbruch
$4.8 billion
Companhia Siderurgica Nacional. Brazil.
Widowed, three children

With children, controls one of Brazil’s largest steelmakers.

17. Blair Parry-Okeden
$4.5 billion
Cox Enterprises. Australia. 58.
Married, two children.

Granddaughter of James M. Cox (d. 1957) inherited 25% stake in company after mother, Barbara Anthony Cox, died in 2007

18. Shari Arison
$3.2 billion
Carnival Cruise lines, banking. Tel Aviv. 51.
Married, four children.

Inherited two of the country’s largest companies for her father: $75 billion (assets) Bank Hapoalim and infrastructure behemoth Housing & Construction. Also owns large chunk of cruise operator Carnival

19. Heidi Horten
$3 billion
Department stores. Vienna. 68.
Widowed

Apparently met Helmut Horten, founder of eponymous German department store chain, in a hotel bar in 1959 when she was 19 years old.

20. Rosalia Mera
$2.9 billion
Inditex. La Coruna, Spain. 64.
Divorced, two children.

Self-made billionaire helped then-husband Amancio Ortega make dressing gowns and lingerie in their home. Home business became Inditex, one of world’s most successful apparel manufacturers.

Top 10 Richest Parties in 2009 Lok Sabha

In India, Politics on மே 28, 2009 at 9:15 முப

  1. NCP: Rs. 30.39 Cr. (was Rs. 1.46 Cr.) 1981%
  2. Telugu Desam: Rs. 29.98 Cr. (was Rs. 13.77 Cr.)118%
  3. JD (S): Rs. 16.82 Cr. (was Rs. 2 Cr.)831%
  4. Shironmani Akali Dal: Rs. 16.7 Cr. (was Rs. 3.4 Cr.)391%
  5. Congress: Rs. 6.86 Cr. (was Rs. 3.38 Cr.) 103% ↑
  6. RLD: (Rs. 5.13 Cr. (was Rs. 2.87 Cr.)78%
  7. BJP: Rs. 3.06 Cr. (was Rs. 1.2 Cr.)155%
  8. Samajwadi: Rs. 2.5 Cr. (was Rs. 1.88 Cr.)33%
  9. Bajujan Samaj: Rs. 7.46 Cr. (was Rs. 1.2 Cr.)297%
  10. Biju Janata: Rs. 4.28 Cr. (was Rs. 0.54 Cr.) 692%
  11. RJD: Rs. 1.36 Cr. (was Rs. 0.59 Cr.)134%
  12. Trinamool: Rs. 1.03 Cr. (was Rs. 1.77 Cr.) – –42%
  13. Janata (U): Rs. 0.90 Cr. (was Rs. 1.01 Cr.) -11% ↓
  14. DMK: Rs. 0.89 Cr. (was Rs. 5.01 Lakhs)463%
  15. CPI (M): Rs. 0.39 Cr. (was Rs. 0.20 Cr)95%
  16. CPI: Rs. 0.25 Cr. (was Rs. 0.32 Cr.) -20%

Source: India Today

Bollywood’s highest tax payers

In Movies on ஏப்ரல் 15, 2009 at 9:34 பிப

  1. india-income-tax-top-bollywood-actors-actress-hero-filmsAkshay Kumar – Rs 31 crore
  2. Shahrukh Khan – Rs. 30.99 Cr
  3. Salman Khan – Re 14 Cr.
  4. Saif Ali Khan – Rs. 8.6 Cr
  5. Rajesh Khanna – Rs. 6.87 Crore
  6. Aiswarya Rai – Rs. 47 Million
  7. Kareena Kapoor – Re. 36 Mil.
  8. Abishek Bhachan – Rs. 32 Mill.
  9. Himesh Reshammiya – Re. 30 Million
  10. Amitabh Bachchan – Rs. 125 Million

Richest politicians: India Today: MP & Parliament Elections 2009

In India, Lists, Politics on மார்ச் 30, 2009 at 10:33 முப

1. T. Subbarami Reddy
Indian National Congress
Rajya Sabha, Andhra Pradesh
Total Assets: Rs 239.6 cr

2. Jaya Bachchan
Samajwadi Party
Rajya Sabha, Uttar Pradesh
Total Assets: Rs 214.3 cr

3. Rahul Bajaj
Independent
Rajya Sabha, Maharashtra
Total Assets: Rs 190. 6 cr

4. Anil H. Lad
Indian National Congress
Rajya Sabha, Karnataka
Total Assets: Rs 175 cr

5. M. Krishnappa
Indian National Congress
MLA, Vijay Nagar, Karnataka
Total Assets: Rs 136 cr

6. MAM Ramaswamy
Janata Dal (Secular)
Rajya Sabha, Karnataka
Total Assets Rs 107.7 cr

7. Anand Singh
BJP
MLA, Vijayanagara, Karnataka
Total Assets: Rs 239 cr

8. Anil V. Salgaocar
Independent
MLA, Sanvordem, Goa
Total Assets: Rs 91.4 cr

9. N.A. Haris
Indian National Congress
MLA, Shanti Nagar, Karnataka
Total Assets: Rs 85.3 cr

10. Mahendra Mohan
Samajwadi Party
Rajya Sabha, Uttar Pradesh
Total Assets: Rs 85 cr

Thanks: Wealth leadership