In recognition for Exemplary work in healthcare among the Underprivileged.Chairperson of the Infosys Foundation, she is a known philanthropist, teacher and writer. Sudha Murty is the recipient of numerous academic and professional awards,including the Padra Shree from the Government of India in 2006.
The Infosys Foundation is the outcome of a vision “to support and build a better future for the underprivileged. A significant number of underprivileged individuals continue to benefit from various healthcare projects undertaken by the Infosys Foundation. The Foundation also helps equip children from the economically weaker rung with primary and continuing education and also extends a helping hand to promote traditional art and culture.