Nandan Nilekani

Contesting Seat: Bangalore South

Party: INC

Education: B.E

Profession: Co-founder of Infosys Technologies

Age: 59

Assets: 7710 Crore+

Positions held

  • Chairperson UIDAI
  • Agency Executive TAGUP
  • CEO Infosys (prior to that held other positions of COO, MD and President)
  • Member, Board of Governors of the Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER)
  • President of NCAER (the premier independent applied economics research institute in India)
  • Advisory Boards of the World Economic Forum Foundation and the Bombay Heritage Fund
  • He wrote a book named ‘Imagining India’.
  • He was awarded an honorary Doctor of Law degree by the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto on 31 May 2011
  • He received NDTV Indian of the Year’s Transformational Idea of the Year Award in 2011
  • He was named Corporate Citizen of the Year at the Asia Business Leaders Award (2004) organized by CNBC
  • Joseph Schumpeter Prize for innovative services in economy, economic sciences and politics – 2005
  • In 2006 and 2009, Time magazine placed Nilekani in the Time 100 list of ‘World’s Most Influential People’
  • Was presented the ‘Legend in Leadership Award’ by the Yale University in November 2009.
  • In January 2006, Nilekani became the youngest entrepreneur to join 20 global leaders on the World Economic Forum (WEF) Foundation Board
  • Nilekani was awarded one of India’s highest civilian honours, the Padma Bhushan, in 2006
  • In 2003 and 2006, he was named Businessman of the Year by Forbes Asia
  • In 2013, Nilekani and his wife Rohini Nilekani won the Forbes Outstanding Philanthropist Award.

Details on Assets of Nandan Nilekani

Name Constituency Party


Movable Assets(Rs) ImmovableAssets (Rs) Total Assets (Rs)
Nandan Nilekani Bangalore South INC 76,65,95,17,411 44,34,39,808 77,10,29,57,2197710 Crore+

A total of 177 candidates have declared their income tax details out of which Nandan Nilekani is one of the 22 candidates who have declared a total income of more than Rs 50 lakhs.

Total Assets The financial yearfor which the last

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77,10,29,57,2197710 Crore+ 2013-2014 1,68,41,65,069168 Crore+ 97,84,51,44697 Crore+