The official Cognizant statement on this reads as follows-
The Funeral Home in the U.S. has received the body of Pawan Kumar from the Medical Examiner's office and is ready to transport the body back to India. The Funeral Home is coordinating with various airlines for the body to be flown to India. In parallel, the Funeral Home is also working closely with the India Consulate in New York to get their assistance in sending the body back to India as quickly as possible.
Cognizant officials are working with various agencies and are keeping the parents apprised of the developments. In keeping with the family's request, Cognizant has made arrangements for the body to be transported directly from the Bangalore airport to Tumkur for the final rites.