Govt to provide free WiFi services through BharatNet in villages across India till March 2020 : Ravi Shankar Prasad
Currently, 48,000 villages connected under the BharatNet project have WiFi access.
As part of the MoU, HCL will acquire 90 acres of land to add to the existing 50-acre campus in MIHAN, Nagpur, a statement said
Pune BPO employee rape and murder case: Bombay HC commutes death penalty of two convicts to life imprisonment
The Bombay High Court on Monday commuted the death penalty of two convicts in the 2007 Pune BPO gang-rape and murder case to life imprisonment on the ground that there had been an inordinate delay in executing them
IT-software industry rescue job-scene, hiring rises 6% in June; dip in opportunities in auto ancillary, banking sector
Hiring activity in the IT-software industry clocked a growth of 26 percent, making it one of the fastest-growing industries.
The GDP measures the value of economic activity within a country.
IT sector, startups likely to hire 5 lakh people in 2019; entry-level packages up 20% in 2018: Mohandas Pai
Entry level packages are now pegged at 4.5 lakh to Rs 5 lakh per annum, as companies are beginning to pay more to attract "higher quality".
Hiring declines marginally by 1% in November; Auto, BFSI witness dip while healthcare records 34% growth
Other industries which witnessed an increase in hiring activity are IT (8 percent), insurance (12 percent), BPO (1 percent), real estate (3 percent), the report said.
Govt to expand BPO promotion scheme to generate employment, plans largest National Data Centre in Bhopal
The government will increase the capacity under the BPO promotion scheme to one lakh seats from the current 48,000 seats, Ravi Shankar Prasad said
Five firms have been shortlisted as potential suitors for Intelenet after non-binding bids were tabled in April.
TCS bags $2.25-bn deal from TV rating firm Nielsen; will provide IT, app development and BPO services
Under the TCS and Nielsen deal, terms of agreement have been extended for an additional five years so as to expire on 3 December, 2025
Reiterating the Centre's commitment towards the country's growth, Prasad said it is important to have affordable and inclusive technology.
The survey showed city-wise e-recruitment activity exceeded the year-ago level in 7 of the 8 cities monitored by Monster.com.
Companies need to come up with out-of-the-box thinking and creative legal approaches while dealing with cyber law and cyber security challenges post-demonetisation, a legal expert said here on Thursday.
A Mumbai businessman who 'mentored' Sagar Thakkar alias Shaggy, the alleged mastermind of the multi-million dollar fake call center racket, wherein US-based taxpayers were allegedly conned by Indian tele-callers, has been arrested, police said on Monday.
Union Electronic and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Monday said BPO industry should move to small towns where overhead costs are less compared to big cities.
The services jobs that fintech and other startups will create are not because of any specific government programs.
There is pain on the way for both current and potential employees of IT companies
Healthcare providers in India are expected to spend $1.2 billion on information technology (IT) products and services in 2016
Healthcare spending is expected to reach $339 million in 2016, growing 5.2 percent over 2015,” said Moutusi Sau, principal research analyst at a global market research firm Gartner
This is the slowest pace of new jobs being created since 2009, Prime Minister Narendra Modi needs to answer why.