Infosys Foundation Inaugurated Girls hostel at IIIT Tiruchirappalli
Infosys Foundation, the philanthropic and CSR arm of Infosys, recently inaugurated and handed over a girls hostel at the Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) Tiruchirappalli campus. Named ‘Infosys Foundation Girls Hostel’, the newly constructed hostel aims to benefit 250 girl students studying at the institution.
Established in 2013, the Indian Institute of Information Technology Tiruchirappalli, popularly known as IIIT Trichy, is an academic and research institute located in Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu, India. An institute of national importance, it is among the 21 IIITs that opened under the non-profit Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Model by the Union Ministry of Education. It offers courses in Information and Communication Technology and is driven by a mission to establish Centers of Excellence in Information Technology.
Infosys Foundation creates opportunities and strives towards a more equitable society by placing a key focus on education. Since its inception in 1996, Infosys Foundation has actively contributed towards women’s empowerment through educational infrastructure, while also working actively in the areas of healthcare, arts and culture, destitute care, hunger eradication, and rural development.