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Dr. Sudha N.

Murty
Chairperson
Infosys Foundation
Bangalore

Education
MTech. I Rank, Computer Science
1974 - Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
BE. I Rank in all Semesters, Electrical
1972 - BVB College of Engineering, Hubli, Karnataka University
SSLC with highest marks in the school level
In 1966 from Girls English School, Hubli

Career
The Chairperson of Infosys Foundation
A Visiting Professor at the PG Center of a reputed college of Bangalore University
Worked at TELCO as a Development Engineer in Pune, Mumbai and Jamshedpur
Involved in the development of Infosys Technologies Ltd., in various capacities & worked
as HoD for Computer Science in a reputed college of Bangalore University

Awards: Academics

Gold Medal from the Indian Institute of Engineers, India for having secured the I
Rank among all the branches of Engineering in 1972
Silver Medal & Cash Award from the then Chief Minister of Karnataka Sri Devaraj
Urs, for securing the highest marks in BE of all the Universities of Engineering in
Karnataka
Cash award for having secured the highest marks in SSLC
C S Desai Prize for standing first in the University Exams of Karnataka
Youth Service Department Prize from Government of Karnataka, for having been the
outstanding engineering student of Karnataka

Awards: Professional
Padmashree - from the Government of India - 2006
Karnataka Rajyotsava State Award for the year 2000, for achievement in the field of
social work
Distinguished Achievement Award from Indian Institute of Science
Yashwantrao Chavan National Award, Mumbai
Computer World Award 2001 - International Level
World Millenium 2000 Karnataka Conference at Houston Texas awarded for her
contribution to philanthropy & literature - International Level
The Economic Times Award , on behalf of the Infosys Foundation, for the outstanding
philanthropic work - National Level
Millenium Mahila Shiromani Award for excellent Social Service - National Level
Ojaswini award for excellent social worker for the year 2000 - National Level
National Award from Public Relation Society of India for outstanding Social Service to
the Society - National Level
Honorary Doctorate for Literature from the Gulburga University
Honorary Doctorate by SNDT Women.s University, Bombay
Honorary Doctorate by Karnataka University, Dharwad
Honorary Doctorate by Sathyabhama Deemed University, Chennai
Honorary Doctorate by Shivaji University, Kolhapur
FIE Foundation Rashtrabhushan Award, Ichalkaranji, Maharastra
Sir M Vishweshwaraiah Navaratna Award for Social Service. by Surve Cultural
Academy - State Level
Best Teacher Award in 1995 from the Rotary Club of Bangalore - State Level
Personality Award for the Decade by KG Foundation, Coimbatore
Seva Ratna Award from Wisdom Chennai
Pinnamaneni & Seethalakshmi Award, Vijayawada
Paul Harris Award
Golden peacock Award
Kempegowda Award from City of Bangalore
Rajalakshmi Foundation Award
R.M.K.Engineering College, Outstanding Contributions to the Society Award,
Chennai
Corporate Social Responsibility Award from Bangalore Management Association,
Bangalore
Devi Ahilyabai National Award, Indore, Madhya Pradesh
The Baroda Sun AwarD from Bank of Baroda
Mother Teresa Memorial International Award. from Harmony Foundation, Mumbai
Sir M.V. Vishweshwaraiah Vijnana Puraskara Prashasti
`International and Area Studies Global Leaders Award University of California,
Berkeley
Kesari Gaurav Sanman by Kesari Foundation, Mumbai

Awards: Literature
Attimabbe award for her technical book in Kannada .Computer for School Children.
Goruru. Award for her collection of short stories .Uncommon Characters among
common people.
C R Patil award for contribution to social work and literature
Lingaraja Prashasthi for the her Kannada Short Stories collection
Smt. Savithramma Dejegowda Award from Mysore University
Lakshmi N. Menon Award by AICEIW, New Delhi
R.K. Narayan Award from Book Sellers & Publishers Association of South India,
Chennai
M.K.Indira award for Paridhi novel
Mahila Datti Prashasti from Kannada Sahitya Parishat for Yerilitada Dariyalli

Personal Details:
Born on: August 19, 1950 at Shiggaon in Haveri District of North Karnataka
Occupation: Philanthropist, Teacher & Writer
Address: Infosys Foundation, III Floor, Infosys Tower,
# 27, Bannerghatta Road, Bangalore-76.
Ph: Direct Line 2658 7422 / Board Line 4103 2515 / Fax: 4103 2140
Email: snm@infosys.com

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