NASSCOM's Center of Excellence IoT and AI has focussed on a few startups to leverage their solutions and provide them with the resources
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
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
The former bureaucrat also said startups which are surviving on funds infused by venture capitalists may face tougher situations if the present scenario deteriorates
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
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
Pepper is looking to expand its team in Mumbai and focus on product and its technology platform that will enable content creation ‘on-demand’.
Many of the companies that provide business services like call centers, IT services were not prepared for work-for-home arrangements.
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
The US is considering restrictions on H-1B visa that allow foreign professionals to work in that country, a report said
The ministry said that e-commerce industry representatives also flagged their concerns about the draft policy which they felt was not adequately consultative
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
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