Bengaluru: Infosys chairman NR Narayana Murthy will be visiting his school after a gap of six decades and gifting equipment that will benefit thousands of children.
Narayana Murthy studied in Class 8 and 9 of a government school in Madhugiri back in 1958-59 and on Saturday, January 9 he will virtually launch ‘Doora Taranga Shikshana’ for SSLC students and ‘Koushalya Naipunya’ for ITI in the school he studied.
The schemes are conceptualized by Swami Sri Japanananda of Ramakrishna Sevashrama of Pavagada and sponsored by Infosys Foundation for the benefit of students of Madhugiri educational district, comprising Koratagere, Pavagada, and Sira taluks.
The government high school in Madhugiri town in which Murthy studied is one amongst the 20 schools that had been selected for the scheme. Each of the schools will get a projector, digital screen, laptop, besides UPS, in the first phase.
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Murthy will address educators and students at noon at a function to be presided over by Primary and Secondary Education Minister S Suresh Kumar.