An institution is always bigger than the individual and we have zero stake in BIAL, Mr Murthy said. Commenting on the possibilities of Infosys making future investments in states other than Karnataka, Mr Murthy said, Many chief ministers are inviting Infosys. We will look at them at appropriate time.
It was reported earlier that the Maharashtra government had requested Infosys to expand its operations in Pune. Mr Murthy, however, said though Infosys had started off in Pune, emotional factors would not direct its future expansion plans. Such decisions will be taken after careful business analysis, he said.
Addressing the media on the sidelines of a visit by former prime minister of Singapore Lee Kuan Yew, he maintained that the JD(S) supremos earlier allegations on land acquisition by Infosys and personal remarks on Mr Murthy himself, would not affect the companys plans.