India, Feb. 7 -- Infosys co-founder N R Narayana Murthy Thursday lauded company CEO Salil Parekh for expanding the scope of the internship programme InStep, saying it was part of the transformational initiatives taken by the top official since assuming the post last year.

"I am glad that Salil has blessed Instep programme. Salil has indeed, in fact, for the first time in so many years, has expanded the scope of this project. I believe as against 175 we used to take, interns across the globe is probably now is 250 or so.

"This is the part of the various transformational initiatives that he has put in place ever since he took over in January 2018 as CEO of the company," he said at an event here.

InStep is the city-based software major's in...