Sudha Murthy: An Inspiration to the society.

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Who is Sudha Murthy ?

Sudha Murthy

Sudha Murthy is an Indian author, philanthropist, and social worker. She was born on August 19, 1950, in Shiggaon, Karnataka, India. She is known for her contributions to literature, social service, and corporate leadership.

Sudha Murthy writes a lot and has made many books in English and Kannada. She writes novels, short stories, and books for kids. She often talks about things like how people treat each other and important ideas in her writing.


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Sudha Murthy is also recognized for her philanthropic activities. She is the chairperson of the Infosys Limited which is an Indian multinational information technology company.

She also plays a prominent role in a non-profit organization that works on various social initiatives such as education, healthcare, rural development, and support for the underprivileged.

Sudha Murthy gets prizes for her writing and helping others. People like and respect her for making the world better with her books and good deeds.

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Some of her popular English books are:

Mahasweta How I Taught My Grandmother to Read and Other Stories”
Gently Falls the Bakula The Mother I Never Knew: two novellas
Wise and Otherwise: A Salute to Life House of Cards
Dollar Bahu The Gopi Diaries


The Man from the Egg


Here, There, Everywhere


The Bird with Golden Wings The Day I Stopped Drinking Milk
How The Onion got its layers The Daughter from A Wishing Tree


Books written in Kannada Language:


Tumla Runa
Kaveri inda Mekaangige Hakkiya Teradalli
Guttondu Heluve Athirikthe
Nooniya Sahasagalu Astitva
Samanyralli Asamanyaru Yashasvi
Computer lokadalli Yerilitada Daariyalli
Paridhi Sukhesini Mattu Itara Makkala Kathegalu



About Sudha Murthy


Name Sudha Murthy
Date of Birth 19th August 1951 (72 years as of 2023)
Birth Place Shiggaon, Karnataka, India
Profession Author, Professor & Chairperson of Infosys Ltd.
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu – Brahmin
Education Degree in Engineering
College B.V.G College of Engineering & Technology, Indian Institute of Science.




Sudha Murthy was really good at her studies. She did very well in both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees because she worked really hard.

At B.V.B College of Engineering in Hubli (Karnataka, India), where Sudha Murthy earned her BE in Electrical Engineering, she excelled academically and was awarded a gold medal. Later, she thought about pursuing higher education and enrolled in the Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore to pursue her ME in Computer Science in 1974. She later won a gold award for excelling in both final exams from the then-chief minister of Karnataka.

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Sudha Murthy’s Professional Career:

At TATA Engineering and Locomotive Company, India’s largest automaker, Sudha Murty was the company’s first female engineer to be hired. She began working for the company in Pune as a development engineer and later relocated to Mumbai and Jamshedpur.

Later she joined as Senior Systems Analyst in Walchand Group of Industries at Pune.

Along with his husband She started Infosys Foundation and she has been the trustee of Infosys Foundation.

She was also continuing as a visiting professor at the PG Center of Bangalore University.

She was also a faculty member of Christ University.

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Please find below the listed awards she has earned during her career till 2023.

1.     2004: Raja-Lakshmi Award by Sri Raja-Lakshmi Foundation in Chennai
2.     2006: India’s fourth highest civilian award Padma Shri
3.     2006: She also received the R.K. Narayana’s Award for Literature.
4.     2010: Daana Chintamani Attimabbe Award by Karnataka Government.
5.     2011: Murty was conferred honorary LL.D (Doctor of Laws) degrees for contributions to promote formal legal education and scholarship in India.
6.     2013: Basava Shree-2013 Award was presented to Narayan Murty & Sudha Murty for their contributions to society.
7.     2018: Murty received the Crossword Book award in popular (Non-Fiction) category.
8.     2019: IIT Kanpur awarded her Honorary Degree (Honoris Causa) of Doctor of Science.
9.     National Award from Public Relation Society of India for outstanding Social Service to the Society
10.  Award for Excellent Social Service by Rotary South – Hubli[
11.  “Millenium Mahila Shiromani” award
12.  2023: Padma Bhushan by the Government of India
13.  2023: Sahitya Akademi Bal Sahitya Puraskar.



Family Details of Sudha Murthy:

Murthy Family Pic 

Husband – Narayan Murthy:

R. Narayana Murthy, a co-founder of Infosys, is her husband. Murthy received the Padma Shri, the fourth-highest civilian honor in India, in 2006 for his social services.

Son – Rohan Narayana Murthy

Rohan Narayana Murthy is the founder of the Murthy Classical Library of India, a junior member at the Harvard Society of Fellows, and the CEO and founder of the Soroco digital transformation organization.

Daughter in-law – Aparna Krishnan

A team within J-PAL South Asia with a focus on promoting the use of administrative data in research and policy is led by Aparna Krishnan and is known as the Innovations in Data and Experiments for Action (IDEA) Lab.

Daughter: Akshata Narayan Murty

Akshata Narayan Murty, an Indian heiress, businessperson, fashion designer, and venture capitalist, was born on April 25, 1980. She is married to Rishi Sunak, the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and leader of the Conservative Party


Son In-law – Rishi Sunak

Rishi Sunak, the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and leader of the Conservative Party.


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