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The social work of the Infosys Foundation is covered by the media. We share news stories about our initiatives.

Infosys Foundation supports Narayana Health to launch an Institute of Robotic Surgery

Supported by Infosys Foundation, Narayana Health has launched an Institute of Robotic Surgery at its flagship unit at Narayana Health City, Bengaluru. The Foundation has donated the da Vinci Robotic Surgical System which will be used primarily for prostate, kidney, gynecological, colorectal and select head and neck cancer surgeries.

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Infosys Foundation Builds Houses to Rehabilitate Communities Affected by Cyclone Hudhud that Struck Andhra Pradesh in 2014

HudHud, a very severe tropical cyclonic storm, wreaked havoc when it made landfall in Vishakhapatnam coast, and left a trail of devastation in its wake in Eastern India. Among the many towns and villages impacted, Pudimadaka in Visakhapatnam District of Andhra Pradesh State - a coastal village where the residents are mostly fisher-folk - was among the worst hit. Several families in this area lost their homes to the cyclone and have been in need of rehabilitation.

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Infosys Launches its Household Biogas Digester Project in Ramanagara District, Karnataka

Infosys has launched a household biogas project in Ramanagara district in Karnataka. Under the project, Infosys will build 7,620 household biogas units and provide an equal number of biogas stoves to as many families in the district. Infosys will spend nearly 22 Crores on the project.

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Infosys Foundation Supports Students from Economically Weaker Section at IISER-Pune through Scholarships

Infosys Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Infosys, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Pune, a leading Science Institute in the country, to provide opportunities for economically weaker students to pursue high quality science education and research through scholarships, fellowships and travel awards.

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Infosys Foundation provides corpus support to the Bangalore Life Science Cluster to promote global connectivity in scientific research

Science is an endeavor that cannot be undertaken in isolation; and the best exchange of ideas, knowledge and expertise among the scientific community often occurs during international conferences or visits to other research groups’ laboratories. The philanthropic arm of India’s IT giant Infosys, the Infosys Foundation, is now extending much-needed support in encouraging international travel and collaboration amongst researchers.

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Infosys Foundation Invests in Cancer Research through Fellowships at Tata Memorial Centre, Mumbai

Infosys Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Infosys, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Tata Memorial Centre (TMC) with the objective of developing a team of clinician-scientists proficient in translational laboratory research who will be able to bring their cross-disciplinary capabilities to bear on topical questions of cancer research in India.

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Infosys Foundation and Infosys Bhubaneswar Collaborate With Central Institute of Plastics Engineering and Technology (CIPET) To Provide Technical Training

Akanksha, the CSR arm of Infosys Bhubaneswar Development Center (DC), today announced an enhanced partnership with the Central Institute of Plastics Engineering and Technology (CIPET), a Government of India Institute.

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The Rising Tide

Read about the association of Infosys Foundation with Agastya International Foundation, Bangalore.

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ET Awards 2015: Infosys Foundation walks away with Corporate Citizen award

Infosys Science Foundation, and Infosys Foundation, along with its overseas arm Infosys Foundation USA are driving the CSR activities of Infosys in areas seldom explored by corporates – science and math.

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Infosys foundation contributes INR 1.9 crore to the Bannerghatta Biological Park

Infosys Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Infosys, contributes INR 1.9 crore to the Bannerghatta Biological Park.

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CSR funding came as a boon, says Infosys Foundation’s Sudha Murty

The philanthropist on the journey of the Infosys Foundation and measuring the impact of corporate social responsibility

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Sudha Murty: CSR requires passion and utmost commitment

How powerful and impactful could CSR be when it comes from the heart? Sudha Murty, Chairperson of the Infosys Foundation certainly sets the benchmark. Having been associated with the Infosys Foundation for the last 20 years, she believes CSR can’t be merely a job, but it’s a passion.

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ACM and Infosys Foundation honor pioneer in cryptography

ACM, the Association for Computing Machinery, (www.acm.org) and the Infosys Foundation announced today that Dan Boneh is the recipient of the 2014 ACM-Infosys Foundation Award in the Computing Sciences for his contributions to the ground-breaking development of pairing-based cryptography and its application in identity-based encryption.

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Infosys Expands its CSR Activities with Infosys Foundation USA

Infosys announces that it would expand its CSR activities in the Americas through its philanthropic arm – Infosys Foundation USA. It would focus on making quality computer science education widely and easily accessible across communities in the Americas.

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Infosys Foundation to construct 109 toilets in government schools

Infosys Foundation will help towards the implementation of ‘Swachha Vidyalaya’ program in Bhubaneshwar. Apart from constructing toilets in 109 government schools, the Infosys Foundation will also construct a road in the Jagatsinghpur district.

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Infosys Foundation launches Spark-IT to enhance employability of engineering graduates

Infosys Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Infosys, launches Spark-IT, a program to enhance the skill levels of engineering graduates in the country. Spark-IT is a three month program, to enhance both technical and communication skills of unemployed engineering graduates.

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Infosys Foundation commits INR 30 crore to Chennai Mathematical Institute

To enhance faculty compensation and support fellowship requirements for research students, the Infosys Foundation has committed INR 30 crore to the Chennai Mathematical Institute (CMI). The grant will enable CMI to invite distinguished mathematicians from across the world to mentor students and boost the institute's quality of research.

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Infosys to contribute INR 240 crore towards corporate social responsibility activities

Infosys will contribute INR 240 crore this fiscal to its philanthropic arm, Infosys Foundation, for funding corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities. Infosys has already contributed USD 8 million (INR 48 crore) in the first quarter ended June 30, 2014, to Infosys Foundation.

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HCG Foundation in association with Infosys Foundation launches Mobile Cancer Clinic

HCG Foundation, the charity arm of Healthcare Global Enterprise, in association with Infosys Foundation launches the Mobile Cancer Clinic, staffed with a doctor, nurse, and paramedical staff. The clinic is equipped with a mammography machine, X-ray system, ultrasound system, pathology, and lab. Mobile Cancer Clinic will start by providing cancer care in North Karnataka.

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ACM-Infosys Foundation Award goes to architect of new approaches for hard-to-solve computational problems

Princeton computer scientist Sanjeev Arora becomes the recipient of the 2011 ACM-Infosys Foundation Award in the Computing Sciences for his innovative approaches to problem solving. Arora's research revolutionized the approach to essentially unsolvable problems that have long bedeviled the computing field, the so-called NP-complete problems.

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Helping NYAS seed its Afterschool STEM Mentoring Program

New York Academy of Sciences (NYAS) Magazine featured Ashok Vemuri, Director of Infosys Public Services. Ashok discusses Infosys USA Foundation's support for NYAS’ Afterschool STEM Mentoring Program and the program's success.

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Student's success is the best gift for the teacher

Sudha Murty, Chairman, Infosys Foundation, addressed students of Cathedral PU College, Bangalore, on Teachers' Day.

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Teachers undergo free surgery

Retired teachers suffering from arthritis had free joint replacement surgery at Sparsh Hospital in Bangalore during 'Guru Namana.'

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Building homes

The Infosys Foundation is rehabilitating flood-affected victims of North Karnataka.

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Knowledge is power

Sudha Murty, Chairman, Infosys Foundation, donated books worth INR 10 lakh at Holenarasipura, in Hassan district of Karnataka, as part of the 'Library for Every Rural School' program.

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