COVID-19 scare: Infosys Mysuru campus vacated of trainees

Source : IANS
Author : IANS
Last Updated: Wed, Mar 18th, 2020, 19:56:03hrs
COVID-19 scare: Infosys Mysuru campus vacated of trainees

Bengaluru:  With growing number of positive coronavirus cases surfacing in Karnataka, global software major Infosys is sending back trainees from its Global Education Centre in Mysuru.

"Infosys has advised trainees residing at its Global Education Centre in Mysuru to return home as soon as possible," an Infosys spokesperson told IANS.

The company is making travel arrangements for the trainees, whose number is expected to run into thousands.

The spokesperson said that training for the new recruits will continue to happen online. "Wherever it is feasible, we are enabling more and more employees and trainees to work and learn from home," she said.

In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, the software major operating in 46 countries is limiting the number of people on Infosys campuses globally.