Infosys Evacuated 10,000 Employees From Its Mysuru-Based Training Institute Amid COVID-19

Aadhya Khatri - Mar 20, 2020


Infosys Evacuated 10,000 Employees From Its Mysuru-Based Training Institute Amid COVID-19

According to Infosys, while its employees spend most of their time at home due to COVID-19, training is still going on its education platform called Lex

As COVID-19 spreads further in India, the majority of Information and Technology companies in Bengaluru have urged their employees to work from home. However, in this trying time, Infosys applied an even more heavy-handed measure to keep its staff safe, which is to evacuated 10,000 employees from its Mysuru-based Training Institute.

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In this trying time, Infosys applied an even more heavy-handed measure to keep its staff safe, which is to evacuated 10,000 employees from its Mysuru-based Training Institute

Infosys has also asked its trainees living at the global education center to get home as soon as possible. According to the company, while its employees spend most of their time at home, training is still going on Lex, the company’s platform for talent transformation and digital learning.

KSRTC, a state transporter is the one arranging the evacuation. Infosys has also set up information centers and advanced booking counters on campus to bring their employees to different destinations across South India, including railway stations and the Kempegowda International Airport.

20 buses with Infosys employees departed from the campus on Wednesday, bringing the staff to Hyderabad, Kottayam, Mangaluru, Chennai, Coimbatore, Thiruvananthapuram, and Madurai.

In India, the total infected cases have reached 194 after 25 more people were confirmed to carry the virus on Thursday.

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Of all the cases, 32 are foreigners with 17 coming from Italy, three from the Philippines, eight from Indonesia, two from the U.K, and one from Singapore and Canada

Of all the cases, 32 are foreigners with 17 coming from Italy, three from the Philippines, eight from Indonesia, two from the U.K, and one from Singapore and Canada.

The pandemic has claimed the lives of three people from Delhi, Maharashtra, and Karnataka.

>>> Indian-Origin Professor's App Tells You If You Have Crossed Paths With Someone Infected With COVID-19

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