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Virtusa Embarks on Transformative Project at Lady Willingdon High School, Chennai

Chennai, 11 March 2024 – Virtusa Corporation, a global leader in digital engineering and technology services, proudly announced the commencement of a groundbreaking project at the esteemed Lady Willingdon High School in Chennai. This initiative, driven by the Virtusa Foundation’s unwavering commitment to education and community empowerment, represents a pivotal moment in the school’s illustrious history.

Lady Willingdon High School holds a cherished place as a beacon of educational brilliance in Chennai, its legacy echoing through generations. In alignment with its enduring mission, Virtusa is embarking on a journey of profound transformation at the school. This initiative will witness the creation of a cutting-edge science laboratory and a modern kitchen cum dining area, meticulously crafted to foster the holistic growth of students, shaping them into well-rounded individuals ready to embrace the challenges of tomorrow.

The project commenced with a Bhoomi Puja ceremony, graced by distinguished guests, including Shri Udhayanidhi Stalin, Minister for Youth Welfare and Sports Development and Shri Anbil Mahesh, Minister for School Education, Government of Tamil Nadu. Virtusa’s esteemed executive leadership team, featuring Ram Meenakshisundaram, Chief Technology Officer; Ramaswamy P V, Chief Information Officer (CIO); and Venkatesan Vijayaraghavan, Executive Vice President – Delivery Program Management SL, Service line Leadership, alongside members of the educational board, lent their presence, adding significance and energy to the auspicious occasion.

“Founded in 1922, Lady Willingdon High School stands as a cherished symbol of Chennai’s cultural legacy and educational heritage. Today, as we embark on this ambitious journey to revitalize and upgrade this esteemed institution, we are not just preserving history; we are shaping the future. Our commitment to excellence in education is unwavering and through this initiative, we are not only enhancing the physical infrastructure but also rejuvenating the intellectual and cultural essence of the school. It is an exciting milestone in our quest to ensure that every student receives the quality education they deserve and to pave the way for a brighter tomorrow.” said Ram Meenakshisundaram, Chief Technology Officer, Virtusa Corporation
Amit Bajoria, Chief Finance Officer, Virtusa Corporation shared his thoughts on the project and said, “As Virtusa embarks on the transformative project for Lady Willingdon High School, it underscores our unwavering commitment to community betterment. Over 15 years, Virtusa Foundation has diligently worked to foster access to education, benefiting over 20,000 students. Through this initiative, we uphold our core values, leaving a lasting legacy of positive change.”

This initiative stands as a testament to Virtusa’s commitment to making a lasting impact in the communities it serves, driving positive change, and empowering future generations through education.