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NASSCOM teams up with IoT, AI startups to provide low-cost solutions to combat COVID-19
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NASSCOM teams up with IoT, AI startups to provide low-cost solutions to combat COVID-19

NASSCOM's  Center of Excellence IoT and AI has focussed on a few startups to leverage their solutions and provide them with the resources

Expand list of essentials to include laptops, routers to facilitate work from home: Nasscom to govt
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Expand list of essentials to include laptops, routers to facilitate work from home: Nasscom to govt

Industry body Nasscom has urged the government to expand the list of essential items to include products like laptops and routers to facilitate work from home amid the lockdown

Coronavirus Outbreak: Hope govt will announce stimulus packages to rebuild economy after lockdown extension, says Nasscom
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Hope govt will announce stimulus packages to rebuild economy after lockdown extension, says Nasscom

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 IT industry job cuts; pose huge challenge for startups, says ex-NASSCOM chief R Chandrashekhar
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Prolonged lockdown may result in IT industry job cuts; pose huge challenge for startups, says ex-NASSCOM chief R Chandrashekhar

The former bureaucrat also said startups which are surviving on funds infused by venture capitalists may face tougher situations if the present scenario deteriorates

Coronavirus Outbreak: Nasscom urges Centre to reimburse 'paid leave' given to staff during lockdown
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Nasscom urges Centre to reimburse 'paid leave' given to staff during lockdown

IT and ITeS industry body Nasscom has urged the Centre to reimburse the payroll cost of employees who were on "paid leave" on account of any COVID-19 related lockdown measures till 31 March, 2021, among other concessions and facilities

Coronavirus Outbreak: Piyush Goyal hears out industry reps, says FinMin will take 'balanced, nuanced approach' to issues
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Piyush Goyal hears out industry reps, says FinMin will take 'balanced, nuanced approach' to issues

Union Minister Piyush Goyal on Thursday told trade and industry representatives that all their issues and feedback are being forwarded to the finance ministry, which he says will take a "balanced and nuanced approach" to their problems in view of coronavirus situation

Pepper raises Rs 2 cr from Snapdeal Founders’ Titan Capital, other investors; startup plans to expand team in Mumbai
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Pepper raises Rs 2 cr from Snapdeal Founders’ Titan Capital, other investors; startup plans to expand team in Mumbai

Pepper is looking to expand its team in Mumbai and focus on product and its technology platform that will enable content creation ‘on-demand’.

India's outsourcing companies struggle with work from home scenario as PM announces 21-day lockdown
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India's outsourcing companies struggle with work from home scenario as PM announces 21-day lockdown

Many of the companies that provide business services like call centers, IT services were not prepared for work-for-home arrangements.

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

Nasscom said it had been working with members across different states for necessary notifications that would help classify IT, ITeS, e-commerce be included in essential services,

Coronavirus outbreak cripples all major sectors in country; sharp fall in revenues, unemployment to rise in coming days
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Coronavirus outbreak cripples all major sectors in country; sharp fall in revenues, unemployment to rise in coming days

The coronavirus outbreak happened to be a major setback for hopes of a revival in beleaguered auto sector of the country, which had grappled in the red zone due to sharp fall in demand for over two quarters.

Indian IT industry now a change originator, not in catch-up mode, say tech honchos; domestic firms getting into product spaces
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Indian IT industry now a change originator, not in catch-up mode, say tech honchos; domestic firms getting into product spaces

In an economy that will touch the $5 trillion mark, IT will be a $1.5 trillion industry in itself, said Rajesh Gopinathan, CEO and MD, TCS.

NASSCOM pegs FY20 revenue growth at 7.7% at $191 bn for IT industry in current fiscal; sector adds 2 lakh jobs
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NASSCOM pegs FY20 revenue growth at 7.7% at $191 bn for IT industry in current fiscal; sector adds 2 lakh jobs

The IT industry body had last fiscal discontinued an over two-decade-old practice of forecasting revenue growth, citing the fast-changing dynamics of the industry.

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

Nirmala Sitharaman holds first pre-Budget consultations with representatives of digital economy, startups
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Nirmala Sitharaman holds first pre-Budget consultations with representatives of digital economy, startups

Sitharaman is likely to present her second Budget for the Modi 2.0 government in Parliament on 1 February.

Indian IT industry important stakeholder in strengthening India-US ties: Indian envoy Harsh Vardhan Shringla
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Indian IT industry important stakeholder in strengthening India-US ties: Indian envoy Harsh Vardhan Shringla

The Indian IT industry is an important stakeholder in promoting business relations between India and the US as it contributes to the competitiveness of global operations of American companies and creates thousands of jobs in the US, Indian envoy Harsh Vardhan Shringla has said

H-1B visas: Nasscom says any move to put caps will weaken US companies, put jobs at risk
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H-1B visas: Nasscom says any move to put caps will weaken US companies, put jobs at risk

IT industry body Nasscom on Thursday cautioned that any move by the US to limit visas for tech workers, will weaken American companies that depend on these work permits to fill skills gaps and put jobs at risk

H-1B visa cap issue: No communication received yet from US, says Commerce Ministry
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H-1B visa cap issue: No communication received yet from US, says Commerce Ministry

The US is considering restrictions on H-1B visa that allow foreign professionals to work in that country, a report said

Piyush Goyal asks companies to submit concerns on draft e-commerce policy in to govt 10 days
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Piyush Goyal asks companies to submit concerns on draft e-commerce policy in to govt 10 days

The ministry said that e-commerce industry representatives also flagged their concerns about the draft policy which they felt was not adequately consultative

Union Budget 2019:  IT industry, startups meet Anurag Thakur to discuss data protection, tax issues
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Union Budget 2019: IT industry, startups meet Anurag Thakur to discuss data protection, tax issues

Ahead of the Budget, representatives of the tech sector and industry bodies like Nasscom, IAMAI and MAIT met Minister of State for Finance Anurag Thakur on Saturday to discuss various issues, including tax structure, and share their views on strengthening the digital economy

Union Budget 2019: Nasscom seeks new tax-friendly special economic zone policy beyond 2020
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Union Budget 2019: Nasscom seeks new tax-friendly special economic zone policy beyond 2020

IT body Nasscom has urged the government to continue the tax incentives to units in special economic zones beyond March 2020, saying that such a move will provide the industry with certainty and enable them to invest in a long-term strategy