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Azim Premji is 4th amongst world’s top 20 philanthropists: Study

Wipro’s chairman Azim Premji was ranked fourth amongst the world’s top 20 most generous people, according to a study by wealth consultancy Wealth-X and Business Insider. Wipro’s chairman Azim Premji was ranked fourth amongst the world’s top 20 most generous people, according to a study by wealth consultancy Wealth-X and Business Insider. According to the findings of the study, education emerged as the most poular cause among top philanthropists in the world. It added that 18 out world’s top 20 philanthropists focused on educational initiatives in their giving, whether operating through their foundations or direct donations. The study notes that Azim Premji, Chairman, Wipro, has donated $8 billion (nearly Rs 53,360 crore) and has ranked as fourth in the world’s top 20 philanthropists list.  According to the study, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates was No 1 on the list of top philanthropists, with $27 billion (Rs 18, 00,90 crore) in lifetime donations as of October 2015.The top 20 philant…

CAPP

. Computer Aided Process PlanningThe use of computers for process planning is called as Computer Aided Process Planning or simply CAPP. With CAPP the routine clerical tasks of the manufacturing engineers are reduced, so they can invest their time in more productive tasks. Further, with computers it becomes easier to generate production routings that are rational, and consistent without depending on the experience or the judgment of the individuals.There are two approaches for computer aided planning process: retrieval type CAPP systems and generative CAPP systems. Both these systems have been described below.Whether one is using the retrieval system or the generative system, there are number of benefits of CAPP as described below1) Retrieval Type Process Planning System or CAPP SystemIn the retrieval type of CAPP system the various parts to be manufactured are classified, given codes and grouped within certain families. Within each part family standard process plan is established, wh…