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Infosys Foundation donates Rs 5 cr to Tata Memorial Centre for cancer research

PTI New Delhi | Updated on January 20, 2018 Published on April 25, 2016

Infosys Foundation, philanthropic arm of the country’s second largest IT exporter, today announced a grant of Rs 5 crore to support cancer research through fellowships at the city-based Tata Memorial Centre (TMC).

It signed a pact with TMC to develop a team of “clinician-scientists proficient in translational laboratory research who will be able to bring their cross-disciplinary capabilities to bear on topical questions of cancer research in India,” a statement said.

As per the agreement, Rs 5 crore will be provided towards corpus funding of the fellowship, while Rs 40 lakh will be given for implementation of activities in 2016.

Published on April 25, 2016
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