Sudha Murthy is the renowned figure in herself, she needs no introduction. She is one of the most humble and well-read persons. You will ever meet Mr. Narayana Murthy the co-founder of Infosys is a truly lucky man to have such a gem of a person who has his wife.
Sudha Murthy is the angel investor behind one of India’s largest entrepreneurial success stories of Infosys best known for her philanthropic work. She is an Indian engineer, talented teacher, and brighter in Karnataka and English.
She began her professional career as a computer science engineer. she is the chairperson of the Infosys foundation.
India’s biggest selling woman author Sudha Murthy is born on 19 august 1950 at Chicago in Karnataka. Sudha Murthy has been at rail blazer from the beginning in 1968 when not many females opted for engineering as a career.
Sudha Murthy Education
She was not only a girl in Herbie e batch in BVB College of Engineering and Technology but she also stood first among all the universities in Karnataka. She did her Emmy in computer science in 1974 from the Indian Institute of Science Bangalore and here too she stood first in her class and received a gold medal.
It was while studying there that she saw an advertisement about the TELCO company wanting trainee ingenious women, however were asked not to apply. This made her furious and she dashed off a postcard to JRD Tata protesting against the discrimination following this Sudha Murthy was called for an interview and she became the first female engineer to work on the shop floor at telco thus setting a benchmark.
Murthy joined the company as a development engineer in Pune and then moved to Mumbai. It was during this time that Sudha Murthy met Narayan Murthy in Pune and the two got married it was her savings of ten thousand rupees that were instrumental in the founding of Infosys a fact always mentioned by Mr. Narayan Murthy.
Sudha Murthy Foundation
Sudha Murthy is best known as a social worker she has been credited for single-handedly promoting the move towards corporate social responsibility as a chairperson of Infosys Foundation.
She has founded several orphanages that participated in rural development efforts and supported the movement to provide all Karnataka government schools with a computer and library facility other than being philanthropic.
Mrs. Murthy is also a prolific fiction author who has published several books promoting her philosophical views on charity hospitality and self-realization in almost every Indian language and is considered to be one of India’s most celebrated entrepreneurs.
It was for her contributions in the spheres of philanthropy and literary achievements that Sudha Murthy was awarded the Padma Shri in 2006 and the Attimabbe award from the Government of Karnataka for excellence in Kannada Literature in 2011.
The Rajab Rajesh T award in 2007 honorary doctorates but she is modest enough to credit all her achievements to the advice from the legendary JRD Tata who once told her that you are only a trustee of money and it always changes hands when you are successful give it back to the society that will give you so much goodwill, what makes a person beautiful is it not your makeup, it is not with flowers, do not you are generally, it is not your theater of your vandals or sorrow.
You may have nothing that makes you do differently. The beauty of a person is the kindness in the heart confidence on the face a connection between a heart and a tunnel and a mind is the most beautiful person.
The SRK foundation of Surat is therefore delighted to honor Dr. Sudha Murthy with the prestigious Santoku power Award 2015 for her outstanding philanthropic and literary achievements. She received a Lifetime Achievement Award and the crossword Raimond book efforts and last but not least she loves to watch movies and she has more than 400 DVDs.
15 Sudha Murthy Books- With Social Stories
1. The Bird with Golden Wings
This book is a collection of 21 short stories. In this book, you can read how a poor little girl is rewarded with lovely gifts when she feeds a hungry bird all the rice she has.
2. How onion got its layer
The book seeks to answer several questions related to the onion, like its many layers and why it brings tears to the eyes when cut.
3. Three thousand Stitches
In this book, Sudha Murthy talks about various other things that happen in her life. She talks about how she survives to be the only girl student in the BVB engineering college Hubli. Also, she talks about how she overcame her addiction towards shopping for sarees and how she decided to live a minimalistic life.
4. The upside down king
It is a collection of 23 short stories based on Indian mythology, which is divided into two shares- Tales from the life of Lord Rama and Tales from the life of Lord Krishna.
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5. Dollar bahu
Dollar Bahu is the story of the Gauramma and her two daughters-in-law. The first is Jamuna and the Second is Vinuta. Between Jamuna’s Dollars and Vinuta’s Selfless devotion, Gauramma always finds her favor with the dollars and ignores what is truly priceless.
6. The old man and his God
The Old Man and His God is a collection of snapshots of the varied facets of human nature and a mirror to the souls of the people of India.
7. Grandma’s bag of stories
This book brings forth memories of a grandparent spinning tales around animals and mysterious characters. There are many stories in this book. It is very easy to read there are some amazing pictures in it also which help you to imagine that story.
8. The Magic Drum and other favourite stories
This book is a collection of 32 different stories. We learn some lessons from every story. This book is in easy language which children can read easily.
9. The man from the egg (unusual tales about the Trinity)
In Hinduism, We have trinity Bramha The creator, Vishnu The caretaker, And shiva The destroyer. This book is a small compilation of short stories or short excerpts from the life of the trinity.
10. Children’s Treasury
The Sudha Murthy children’s Treasury, in a dazzling hardback edition, is a compilation of the immensely adored short stories of India’s favorite storyteller.
11. The serpent’s revenge (unusual tales from the Mahabharata)
This book is a collection of 25 stories from Mahabharata. All the stories are in sequence it will give you climbs of the entire sequence which happen in Mahabharata. It has the stories of Chandrahasa, Babruvahana, Vikarna and Ghatothkacha’s son Barbarika.
12. Shrestha baal kahaniya
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13. Wise and otherwise
The book is not a novel instead, it is composed of 51 incidents which are giving in the form of stories these incidents are real-life incidents. which happens in her life or in the life of people around her, show human nature sometimes good, some times not so good. It also shows how different people react in different situations.
14. The magic of the lost temple
This storybook revolves around Nooni. Nooni is a city girl who lives in Bangalore with her parents Dr. Shekhar and mother Usha. This book is about Nooni and her 4 friends. They together make many adventures.
15. How I taught my grandmother to read
How I taught my grandmother to read and other stories contain 25 beautiful stories that are pack with values on the past. It is an emotional and empowering story of an old woman who fulfills her desire of learning despite her age.
So this is the collection of Sudha Murthy’s books. They also have more books which are not available here, you can go and see and buy on Amazon. And how did you like this post, you must comment by commenting also Like my Facebook page and share this post.