Infosys Foundation, the philanthropic and CSR arm of Infosys, today announced the inauguration of the Infosys Foundation Sports Park in Bengaluru, India. The Honorable Home Minister of Karnataka Mr. Araga Jnanendra Kumar inaugurated the sporting facility.
Earlier, Infosys Foundation had signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Commissioner of Police, Bengaluru City for augmenting the sports infrastructure in the city for the masses. The Infosys Foundation has supported the construction of the park in Adugodi.
The Infosys Foundation Sports Park comprises of a volleyball and basketball court sized 5,928 sq.ft. each, a football and a badminton court sized 4,000 sq.ft. each, a play area for children sized 1,500 sq.ft., and a skating rink measuring 1,547 sq.ft.
Sunil Kumar Dhareshwar, Trustee, Infosys Foundation, said, "Amid shrinking common spaces and a sedentary lifestyle, this initiative is about encouraging citizens to incorporate sports into their daily life, providing opportunities for holistic health, and creating quality avenues for them to achieve this. With support from the Commissioner of Police, Bengaluru, we are happy to improve the city's public infrastructure and contribute to the cause of sports and citizens' health."
Pratap Reddy, Commissioner of Police, Bengaluru City said, "We appreciate Infosys Foundation for lending their support in the commencement of this project. Going forward, such initiatives will greatly contribute to the infrastructural development of Bengaluru City Police."
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