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Infosys Foundation to Launch Mobile Medical Services in Karnataka

Posted On : 2022-06-06 13:33:06( TIMEZONE : IST )

Infosys Foundation to Launch Mobile Medical Services in Karnataka

Infosys Foundation, the philanthropic and CSR arm of Infosys (NSE, BSE, NYSE: INFY), today announced the launch of four mobile laboratories-also called 'Lab Built on Wheels' - to provide cost effective diagnostic solutions and curb the spread of communicable diseases primarily among the rural population of Karnataka.

Infosys Foundation had signed an MoU with Rotary Bangalore Southwest Charitable Trust (Rotary Trust), to support with a grant of INR 4 crores to make these mobile medical laboratories.

Infosys Foundation, together with Rotary Trust, handed the mobile laboratories to the Hon'ble Government of Karnataka in the presence of Sri. Basavaraj Bommai, Hon'ble Chief Minister of Karnataka, and Dr. K Sudhakar, Hon'ble Minister of Medical Education and Health of Karnataka. The launch event was also attended by Mr. Krish Shankar - Executive Vice President and the Group Head of Human Resource Development, Infosys, and other dignitaries from the government and Rotary Trust.

Rotary Trust had collaborated with Saicorp Health Technologies (SHTPL) who have set up these labs in accordance with BSL level 2 safety standards. Each mobile lab is equipped with a medical unit, pharmacy, and a minimal invasive emergency care unit.

Speaking at the launch event, Krish Shankar - Executive Vice President, Group HR Head, Infosys & Trustee, Infosys Foundation, said, "We have always embraced our responsibility to create a positive impact on the environment and the communities we work in. This is part of a continuous effort by Infosys Foundation to ensure that the underprivileged people in India have affordable, on-time access to clean, hygienic, and appropriate medical treatment and healthcare. We are grateful to the state government for their support and appreciation."

Shares of Infosys Limited was last trading in BSE at Rs. 1522.00 as compared to the previous close of Rs. 1507.90. The total number of shares traded during the day was 253715 in over 10946 trades.

The stock hit an intraday high of Rs. 1555.05 and intraday low of 1518.50. The net turnover during the day was Rs. 391388392.00.

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