Infosys Foundation expands CSR, forms MoU with IIT-Kharagpur

Q.  Which foundation has signed a MoU with IIT-Kharagpur for funding socially relevant projects?
- Published on 05 Oct 16

a. Wipro
b. Infosys
d. None of the above

ANSWER: Infosys
Infosys Foundation expands CSR, forms MoU with IIT-KharagpurThe philanthropic arm of Infosys, the Infosys Foundation has signed an MoU with IIT_Kharagpur for funding socially relevant projects.
  • Funding of travel to international conferences for women and the celebrated research carried out by the IIT in association with ASI for studying the antiquity of the Indus Valley is being carried out as per the MoU
  • Corporate houses have a long term relation with this IIT in sponsoring research and consultant projects
  • The institute receives INR 100 crore each year for industrially relevant research from various industrial houses
  • Murthy also holds a position on the board of governors at the IIT-Kharagpur
  • The project 'Tracking the Antiquity and Climate during Bronze Age Harappan /Indus Valley Civilisation (IVC) in India Using Isotope & Latest Chronological Techniques (CVO) aims at studying climate change and its historic importance in cultures

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