#Coronavirus Scare: 10,000 Infosys Trainees Will Be Evacuated From Mysore Campus Urgently
The outbreak of Coronavirus has managed to create a huge scare in the country, leading to half the population carrying out their work from home, and companies shutting down. Extreme preventive measures are being implemented at every nook and corner of the country to curb the spreading of the virus.
About 10,000 trainees from the global education centre of Infosys have been scheduled to be evacuated from the campus in Mysuru over a span of one week. This has been possible with the huge help that the Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation offered.
Read on for all the details about this evacuation program.
10,000 Trainees To Be Evacuated From Infosys’ Training Centre in Mysuru
Leading IT company Infosys has taken the decision of evacuating the trainees that are currently residing in the Global Education Centre of Infosys located in Mysuru, given the rising risk of Coronavirus. So far, 13 people in Karnataka have been tested positive for Coronavirus.
The Global Education Centre is the world’s largest corporate education centre, and has a built up area of 1.44 million sq. ft. At a time, it can house a whopping 14000 trainees. About 1500 trainees will be evacuated on a daily basis, and this is estimated to take up one whole week. they will be sent to their destinations through bus, air or rail.
Evacuation By Train, Bus, Flight Urgently
The evacuation of these employees would not have been possible without the help of the KSRTC. KSRTC has arranged for the trainees to be transported to the different destinations of South India and also to the KIAL (Kempegowda International Airport) in Bengaluru. 5 information centres have been opened wherein people can book their tickets in advance.
B.T. Prabhakar Reddy, KSRTC’s Chief Traffic Manager, Bengaluru said, “Whoever is going by bus can book the tickets from our reservation counters. Some of them are going by flights. So, we are operating KSRTC’s Flybus service from Infosys to KIAL. The trainees who are travelling by train will be dropped at the railway station.”