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HCL’s Chairperson releases book on Palkhivala @ 20

HCL’s Chairperson releases book on Palkhivala @ 20

To mark the foundation of Palkhivala Foundation, HCL Technologies Chairperson Ms.Roshni Nadar Malhotra has released a book on ‘Palkhivala @ 20 Remembering the Legend’. The first copy of the book was received by Dr Lakshmi Venu, Deputy Managing Director, TAFE. The book was edited by Mr.Kasturi Balaji, one of the Trustees of the Foundation and Director of Kasturi & Sons Limited, publishers of The Hindu, The Hindu Business Line and others.

Palkhivala Foundation

The book covers the journey of Palkhivala Foundation’s last 20 years journey. Delivering the 41st Nani Palkhivala Memorial Lecture organized by the foundation at Chennai today, Ms Roshni Nadar gave a presentation on ‘Sitapur to Standford’, capturing the value of rural education pertinent to the lower middle class. She also presented few case studies of students who have gone from rural parts of the country to global institutes including Standford, George Town and domestic top institutions including IITs, AIMS etc.,

MsRoshniNadar also announced that HCL Foundation will set up a VidyaGyan, which identify and nurture students from rural and below poverty line, Tamil Nadu. HCL Foundation set up its first VidyaGyan in Uttar Pradesh about 14 years back and invested Rs 250 crore.