India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF), a bilateral non-profit organization focused on building the strategic relationship between India and the United States, felicitated Shiv Nadar, Founder, HCL and Shiv Nadar Foundation, with the USISPF Lifetime Achievement Award for his contribution to the technology industry and his philanthropic initiatives to transform lives through access to educational opportunities.
Shiv Nadar is the Founder of HCL and the Shiv Nadar Foundation. Under his guidance, HCL has continued to ride the waves of the changing IT landscape for over 45 years and remains at the forefront of the technological revolution since 1976.
Throughout his career, he has acknowledged that successful institution building is dependent on forging result-oriented partnerships and creating new knowledge. In addition to being a successful entrepreneur, Mr. Nadar has invested US$1.
1 billion through the Shiv Nadar Foundation towards philanthropic initiatives, particularly in the area of education. The impact of the Shiv Nadar Foundation institutions is reflected in the aspirations of meritorious students who started their journeys from humble, geographically, remote backgrounds, but are today pursuing their dreams in India as well as other countries.