Suttur, November 21, 2022: Sri Narayana Murthy, renowned entrepreneur and Founding Member of Infosys, expressed his admiration for the students studying at Suttur during a prayer meeting held at the JSS Residential School on November 21, Monday. Alongside his wife Sudha Murthy, he commended the school for providing free education and boarding facilities to students from diverse backgrounds.
Addressing the students, Sri Narayana Murthy acknowledged the JSS Residential School’s commitment to nurturing well-rounded individuals by imparting quality education, in addition to offering free food and accommodation. He encouraged the students to work diligently, become conscientious citizens, and contribute to the nation and society. Sri Narayana Murthy also recognized the global impact of Sri Suttur Math’s educational institutions, which have extended their reach beyond national borders, providing invaluable education to students worldwide.
Smt. Sudha Murthy, Chairman of Infosys Foundation, recited a vachana (a form of devotional poetry) and emphasized the significance of concentration, hard work, and respect for teachers and elders in achieving personal goals. She stressed the importance of proper guidance and advice in today’s society.
Blessing the students, His Holiness Jagadguru Sri Shivarathri Deshikendra Mahaswamiji praised the modesty and down-to-earth nature of Sri Narayana Murthy and Sudha Murthy. He highlighted their remarkable journey, from selling their jewelry to establish Infosys, which has now grown into a globally renowned organization, employing over three lakh people. His Holiness also celebrated the Murthy couple’s son-in-law, Sri Rishi Sunak, who currently serves as the Prime Minister of Britain, a nation that once ruled India.
The event was attended by heads of various departments of the school and other dignitaries. Coordinating Officer Sri G.L. Tripurantaka warmly welcomed and skillfully managed the program.