Infosys Current Affairs - 2020

GST Council Meet: GST of Mobile Phones increased from 12% to 18%

On March 14, 2020, the GST Council met for the 39th time in New Delhi. The Council was headed by the Finance Minister Nirmala Sitaraman. Highlights The Council has increased the GST of mobile phones from 12% to 18%. It reduced the tax on handmade and machine made match sticks to 12%. Also, the GST Read More…

Infosys launches three block-chain powered distributed applications

Infosys announced the launch of three blockchain-powered distributed applications for government services, supply chain management and insurance domains. These applications are equipped with predictive return on investment (ROI) analytics for business investments that can be tailored to meet numerous industry-specific needs. Key Highlights These comprehensive applications are designed as ready-to-subscribe business networks, thus, they would Read More…

Infosys Prizes 2019

The winners of the Infosys Prize 2019 in six categories were announced by Infosys Science Foundation (ISF). The awardees were selected from 196 nominations by a panel of 6 jurors. The awards to winning professors will be conferred by Nobel laureate Amartya Sen on 7 January 2020. Infosys Prize 2019 for science and research awardees Read More…

Infosys wins UN Global Climate Action Award in ‘Climate Neutral Now’ category

Information Technology (IT) major Infosys has won the United Nations Global Climate Action Award (UNGCAA) in the ‘Climate Neutral Now’ category for “Infosys’ Journey to Carbon Neutrality”. The announcement of winners was made after UN Climate Summit in New York, US was convened by UN Secretary General (UNSG) Antonio Guterres. Key Highlights Infosys is India’s Read More…

Infosys launches Cyber Defence Center in Bucharest, Romania

Infosys launched its state-of-the-art Cyber Defence Center in Bucharest, Romania. This Defence Center is an expansion of services delivered via Infosys Digital Innovation Center which opened in Bucharest in early 2019. Infosys Cyber Defence Center Mandate: Cyber Defence Center will provide Real-Time, End-To-End, 24×7 Cyber Security monitoring and protection services to support European and global Read More…