Infosys Receives CISF Cover At Its Pune Campus
Third Infosys Campus to receive Security Coverage by this Elite Security Force
Pune, India - April 21, 2011: Infosys Technologies (Infosys) and the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) today announced the deployment of CISF personnel at Infosys’ Pune campus. With this deployment, CISF will now extend the security cover being provided to Infosys, covering Infosys’ largest facilities in Mysore, Pune and the company’s headquarters in Bangalore.
Mr. P. Phalnikar, IPS, Inspector General, CISF was the Chief Guest at a function held to mark the commencement of the CISF deployment at the Infosys Pune campus. Also present were Mr. Y.N. Sharma, DIG, CISF, Ramadas Kamath, Senior Vice President, Administration, Commercial Facilities, Infrastructure and Security, Infosys Technologies and Mritunjay Singh, Development Center Head, Infosys Pune.
The program included the hoisting of the CISF flag by Mr. P. Phalnikar, followed by the Ceremonial Guard of Honour by CISF, the Inauguration and unveiling of the plaque at the Security Command Centre and the official handing over of the 'security key' by Infosys to CISF. The dignitaries then flagged off the quick response time (QRT) vehicles and the patrol motorbikes.
Speaking on the occasion Mr. Phalnikar said, "We are pleased to extend our existing relationship with Infosys and offer CISF security cover to Infosys' Pune campus. Our experience at the Infosys Bangalore and Mysore campuses has been very positive."
On receiving the CISF cover in Pune, Mr. Ramadas Kamath, said, "We are grateful to the Union Ministry of Home, Government of India and the cooperation of the Government of Maharashtra in ensuring the extension of the CISF security cover to the Infosys Pune campus. Infosys is committed to protecting its employees, premises and honouring client commitments. We are pleased to welcome this elite security force to the Infosys Pune Campus, and are confident that the protection offered by the CISF will enhance security on this campus."
Infosys was the first corporate organization in India to be provided security cover by this elite security force in July 2009, with the CISF deployment at Infosys Headquarters in Electronic City, Bangalore. This relationship was extended in March 2010 when Infosys’ largest campus at Mysore received CISF security cover.