Infosys Foundation to give Rs24 crore to set up artificial intelligence research centre

Last Modified: Tue, Apr 05 2016. 12 27 AM ISTGrant to Delhi-based Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology is part of Infosys’ CSR Bengaluru: Infosys Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the IT services company, said it will give a Rs.24-crore grant over the next three years to Delhi-based Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) to set up a research centre for artificial intelligence (AI). For Infosys, which carries out its Corporate Social Responsibility through the foundation, supporting educational institutions has been a fundamental part of its CSR strategy. The grant comes at a time when Infosys chief executive Vishal Sikka, who has a doctorate degree in artificial intelligence from Stanford University, has been trying to increasingly build out capabilities around the strategic focal points of automation and artificial intelligence in the…


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