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  • Indian IT industry looks forward to working together with new US administration Nov 08, 2020 04:36 PM IST

    Indian IT industry looks forward to working together with new US administration

    The US is the biggest market for the Indian IT sector, accounting for a lion’s share of the industry’s revenue.

  • Demand for talent in emerging technologies to grow 20X by 2024: NASSCOM Sep 29, 2020 05:39 PM IST

    Demand for talent in emerging technologies to grow 20X by 2024: NASSCOM

    The future skills demand is likely to grow to 3.5-3.7 million in 2024 from 1.2-1.3 million the industry currently employs, according to report by NASSCOM

  • Industry seeks government intervention on disputes on classification of IT-BPM services as 'intermediary' Sep 08, 2020 10:14 PM IST

    Industry seeks government intervention on disputes on classification of IT-BPM services as 'intermediary'

    There is lack of clarity on if back office support offered by ITeS firms should qualify as exports making them liable for 18 percent tax under GST law.

  • Monster.com partners with NASSCOM to help 2,400 SMEs spot talent Aug 27, 2020 05:02 PM IST

    Monster.com partners with NASSCOM to help 2,400 SMEs spot talent

    Apart from offering Monster.com's large candidate database, the partnership will also help the 2400 SMEs under NASSCOM connect with job seekers from remote areas, including professionals who have been affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Data and AI can add $5 trillion to India’s GDP by 2025: Nasscom Aug 18, 2020 09:36 PM IST

    Data and AI can add $5 trillion to India’s GDP by 2025: Nasscom

    Of the $5 trillion, close to $95 billon would come from consumer goods and retail and $65 billion each from agriculture and banking and insurance

  • India has potential to be magnet for digital innovation: Nasscom president Debjani Ghosh Jul 16, 2020 06:40 PM IST

    India has potential to be magnet for digital innovation: Nasscom president Debjani Ghosh

    Speaking at the Women in Technology (WiT) India Forum, Ghosh said India will have to focus on building competencies in these three areas that will be critical in the "hyper digital economy".

  • Nasscom picks 17 deep-tech startups under 4th cohort Jul 03, 2020 06:45 PM IST

    Nasscom picks 17 deep-tech startups under 4th cohort

    The programme only intends to promote the creation and evolution of world-class DeepTech companies but also helps them getting identified, recognised, and funded by Nasscom through various programmes, platforms and events, it added.

  • Over 5,000 IoT patent filed in India over last 5 years: Nasscom Jun 05, 2020 06:20 PM IST

    Over 5,000 IoT patent filed in India over last 5 years: Nasscom

    Over 80 percent of these patents filed were related to applications pertaining to Industry 4.0 with the healthcare and automobile industry leading the way, the report said, adding that 70 percent of the patents came from multinational corporations (MNCs), and 7 percent were filed by startups.

  • Siemens Healthineers, Nasscom partner to support innovation in healthcare startups May 28, 2020 01:15 PM IST

    Siemens Healthineers, Nasscom partner to support innovation in healthcare startups

    Siemens Healthineers and Nasscom's Center of Excellence for IoT & AI (internet of things and artificial intelligence) will work with the Indian startup ecosystem to make healthcare more accessible and affordable, the partners said in a joint statement.

  • Nasscom seeks tweak in policies to enable longer work-from-home: Report May 26, 2020 02:36 PM IST

    Nasscom seeks tweak in policies to enable longer work-from-home: Report

    The government has, as of now, given an extension in relaxation of the OSP norm until July 31.

  • Nasscom task force develops tech platform for Telangana govt May 11, 2020 01:41 PM IST

    Nasscom task force develops tech platform for Telangana govt

    It's COVID-19 task force has developed a platform for the Telangana government to help it take informed decisions in managing the lockdown

  • 1,338 patents filed by India-domiciled cos in US in 2018-19: Report Apr 26, 2020 03:17 PM IST

    1,338 patents filed by India-domiciled cos in US in 2018-19: Report

    A total of 1,338 patents were filed in 2018-19, of which 59.4 percent were tech patents with computer technology, communication technology and AI being the top domain areas, the report said.

  • Coronavirus lockdown: Hope govt will announce economic stimulus packages soon: Nasscom Apr 14, 2020 02:42 PM IST

    Coronavirus lockdown: Hope govt will announce economic stimulus packages soon: Nasscom

    Welcoming the move to extend the lockdown, Nasscom said it is imperative that people to adapt to this "new normal" and build in practices like social distancing in everyday lives over the next many months.

  • Prolonged lockdown may result in job cuts in IT industry: NASSCOM former president Apr 12, 2020 02:22 PM IST

    Prolonged lockdown may result in job cuts in IT industry: NASSCOM former president

    NASSCOM former president R Chandrashekhar has said that the work-from-home culture may become a positive development in the long run as it opens up newer avenues and save investments by IT firms.

  • Prepare for complete lockdown, ensure only mission critical staff comes to work: Nasscom to IT cos Mar 24, 2020 08:35 AM IST

    Prepare for complete lockdown, ensure only mission critical staff comes to work: Nasscom to IT cos

    As an increasing number of states across the country imposed lockdown and restrictions to contain the spread of coronavirus, Nasscom, in an advisory to member companies, cautioned that "essential services notification cannot be interpreted to be used for projects that had to be completed in the near term and contracts carrying penalties, etc."

  • Nasscom pegs FY20 revenue growth at 7.7% at $191 bn Feb 12, 2020 05:48 PM IST

    Nasscom pegs FY20 revenue growth at 7.7% at $191 bn

    Addressing the media at the annual Nasscom leadership forum here on Wednesday, Nasscom Chairman Keshav Murugesh said "revenue of the software and business process management industry will clip at 7.7 per cent to $191 billion".

  • India needs to imbibe best practices, policies from Israel to accelerate innovation: NASSCOM Jan 22, 2020 09:00 AM IST

    India needs to imbibe best practices, policies from Israel to accelerate innovation: NASSCOM

    The delegation which was on a three-day "Innovation Discovery" tour to Israel from January 19-21 on Tuesday said that India and Israel can collaborate in several vital areas such as agriculture and mobility.

  • Tech startups created over 60,000 direct jobs this year: Nasscom Dec 18, 2019 07:25 PM IST

    Tech startups created over 60,000 direct jobs this year: Nasscom

    Overall, the IT sector employs 4.1 million people directly and 10.25 million indirectly, Prasad added.

  • Govt approves Rs 436 cr outlay for skilling 4 lakh persons Dec 18, 2019 05:36 PM IST

    Govt approves Rs 436 cr outlay for skilling 4 lakh persons

    India is upping the ante in digital skilling at a time when it is poised to see over 90 million people joining the overall workforce by 2030.

  • NASSCOM's Budget 2020 wish-list: 15% tax for new cos; Rs 3K cr deep tech fund Dec 16, 2019 08:30 PM IST

    NASSCOM's Budget 2020 wish-list: 15% tax for new cos; Rs 3K cr deep tech fund

    In a bid to nurture deep tech startups, NASSCOM has suggested creating a deep tech investment fund of Rs 3000 crore over the next five years.

  • Startups to create 50 lakh jobs by 2025, says NASSCOM      Nov 05, 2019 03:26 PM IST

    Startups to create 50 lakh jobs by 2025, says NASSCOM  

    Startups have created more than 2 lakh jobs in 2019 and have seen a funding of $4.4 billion so far

  • NASSCOM to hold product conclave in Bengaluru from November 5 Nov 04, 2019 02:58 PM IST

    NASSCOM to hold product conclave in Bengaluru from November 5

    The 16th edition of the annual event, will highlight the theme "10X Challenge: Scale@Speed" and focus on creatively enhancing businesses and developing products that drive the digital transformation wave in India, NASSCOM said in a statement.

  • Policy | Can Kerala lead the way in creating gender friendly start-up ecosystems? Sep 13, 2019 10:09 AM IST

    Policy | Can Kerala lead the way in creating gender friendly start-up ecosystems?

    Kerala’s International Women’s Trade Centre, a first in India, is pitched as a safe space away from home for women entrepreneurs who are eager to leverage their entrepreneurial abilities and for those who seek global exposure to their products.

  • Demand for digitally skilled talent to grow at 35% CAGR: NASSCOM Jul 17, 2019 05:58 PM IST

    Demand for digitally skilled talent to grow at 35% CAGR: NASSCOM

    NASSCOM said the top priority for it was to reskill this base and has taken a number of initiatives, the first of which was proposed tie-ups with educational institutions.

  • Budget to ease regulatory, tax compliance burden on startups: Nasscom Jul 07, 2019 11:14 AM IST

    Budget to ease regulatory, tax compliance burden on startups: Nasscom

    "Doing away with the scrutiny of valuation of documentation on angel tax is an excellent step that will help facilitate funding," Nasscom Executive Council member Kunal Bahl said.

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