Infosys Foundation, the corporate social responsibility (CSR) arm of India’s second largest IT exporter Infosys has constituted a corpus of Rs 30 crore for Chennai Mathematical Institute (CMI).
The corpus will be used to enhance faculty compensation and support fellowship requirements for research students. Further, the grant from the foundation will enable the mathematical institute to invite distinguished mathematicians from across the world to mentor students and boost the quality of research.
Founded in 1989, CMI has an impressive track record in the field of mathematics and computer science. Its programmes are rated among the top in India.
As part of its efforts to support research and increase public awareness of mathematics as an intellectual discipline, Infosys has undertaken various other initiatives. These are aimed at building a strong talent pool of mathematicians and prepare them for exciting career opportunities in research and data analytics.