Sonia inaugurates Infosys education centre in Mysore

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Mysore, Sep 15 (ANI): Sonia Gandhi, chief of India's ruling Congress Party, today inaugurated a world-class corporate global education centre of Infosys Technologies in Mysore.

The facility is an extension of the IT major's Global Education Centre (GEC), which was inaugurated by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in February 2005.

Considering its infrastructure and size of operations, Infosys' Global Education Centre is the largest corporate education centre in the world.

Spread on 337 acres of land, the campus of the centre has a capacity to educate 14,000 students.

After the inauguration, Gandhi remarked in a lighter vein she wished to be with the students for a few days.

"This visit is giving me the opportunity to bunk my school politics for a few hours. And after I have done a tour of this campus and admire its beautiful facilities, the buildings, the environment, the trees, the flowers, I honestly want to say that I wish I could bunk a few days here with you all," said Sonia Gandhi.

Sonia Gandhi also planted a sapling after inaugurating the global education centre.

Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa, Infosys chief mentor N R Narayana Murthy, and chief executive S Gopalakrishnan were also present in the occasion. (ANI)

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