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NASSCOM, a not-for-profit industry association, is the apex body for the 154 billion dollar Indian IT BPM industry.

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, referred to NASSCOM as a “revolution”, beyond its time-tested role as an association.

Established in 1988, NASSCOM has relentlessly catalysed the Indian IT BPM industry in its journey towards building an innovation led growth sector, with transformative business models, expanding its value proposition and becoming a partner of choice for global businesses.



  • Government further postpones the TDS/TCS provision

    Government further postpones the TDS/TCS provision

    This is in reference to a recent press release by Ministry of Finance on postponement of TDS and TCS provisions under GST.  This confirms several news reports published in the last week where officials had confirmed that the provisions would not come into effect July 1, 2018 as was proposed.  

    The press release confirms that the applicability of TCS stands postponed until September 30, 2018.

  • CoE-DSAI Acceleration Program

    CoE-DSAI Acceleration Program - Catalyzing Innovation in Artificial Intelligence

    CoE-DSAI launches the Acceleration Program to deep accelerate Small & Medium Enterprises who are developing disruptive solutions in areas of Banking & Financial Services, Healthcare, Retail, Telecom, Cross-Industry & Government / Citizen centric services.

  • NIPP Blockchain Challenge

    NIPP Blockchain Challenge

    Blockchain is here to stay. On the flip-side, Blockchain Technology is being termed as a “solution looking for a problem”. There is a wide gap between what Blockchain Developers/ Start-ups are working on, and what Corporates are looking for. The NIPP Blockchain Hackathon, supported by 10,000 Startups, aims to bridge this gap between Start-ups/ Developers and Large Corporates.

    The event will also pave the way towards building a comprehensive blockchain forum for enterprises, start-ups, developers, experts, and enthusiasts to

  • Classification of Services

    CBIC issues Explanatory Notes to the Scheme of Classification of Services

    The classification scheme applicable for services under GST as available on the CBIC website is being relied upon by companies for determination of GST rates in the various rates notifications. This classification scheme released is based on the National Product Classification for Services sector pertaining to National Statistical Organisation which in turn is based on the Central Product Classification (“CPC”) of the United Nations (“UN”) adopted in India.

  • Launch of NASSCOM IT Corridor in Guiyang

    Launch of NASSCOM IT Corridor in Guiyang

    Making strides in its collaboration with the Guiyang Municipal government, NASSCOM announced ¥36 million worth of agreements between Chinese customers and Indian service providers during the Guiyang Big Data Expo. The pilot projects will be launched on the Sino Indian Digital Collaborative Opportunities Plaza (SIDCOP) platform. This platform intends to create online and off-line presence to promote co-create culture between two large neighbours in the Big Data space.

  • Data Security

    Government of Telangana and Data security council of India Partner to set-up Cyber Security Centre of Excellence (COE)

    The Government of Telangana announced its partnership with Data Security Council of India (DSCI), an initiative of NASSCOM,  to setup the Cyber Security - Centre of Excellence (CoE) with the aim to accelerate Telangana’s Cyber Security momentum and position the state as one of the leading Cyber Security hub in India over the next five years.

  • NASSCOM EMERGE 50 2018 - Celebrating 10 years of Innovative Software Products

    NASSCOM EMERGE 50 Awards - Celebrating 10th anniversary year

    The 2018 edition of the awards is all set to get bigger and bolder. The competition is always getting tougher for India’s Most Innovative Top 50 Emerging Software Product Companies. The product landscape now exceeds the limit of software and finds synergy in hardware and other bodies of science. The jury too is stringent in their desire to recognize products that utilize deep technologies or those that are a results of intensive research.

  • NASSCOM Annual Technology Conference 2018 - Thriving in smart transformation

    NASSCOM Annual Technology Conference 2018

    Join us at NATC 2018, the conference that will help you thrive in Smart Transformation by providing you necessary insights on technology trends through expert talks, interactive sessions, hackathons, panel discussions master quizzes and lot more including insights into cutting edge of technology to reskilling that is required.

  • India Trends 2018

    #IndiaTrends2018: Trends shaping Digital India

    From its inception in 1990s to its adoption in our day-to-day activities, the internet has drastically changed the way we communicate with one another. It has, in a matter of very few years, graduated from just being a simple platform to a necessity for every successful business around the world. This report aims to highlight significant internet-driven developments that could impact companies operating in the digital space in the coming years.

  • Global Trade Development

    Delegation to ConnecTechAsia 2018

    NASSCOM SME Connect Forum and NASSCOM GTD is glad to organise a delegation to ConnecTechAsia 2018, Singapore. The event ConnecTechAsia 2018 will be attended by the global community of CIOs and will help you gain insights you need to lead the next generation of ICT. In terms of audience highlights, there will be presence of key decision makers with 90+% having an active role in IT purchases. There would also be a presence of Global 500 organisations.

  • tax

    CBEC clarification on place of provision of service rules to development of software

    In November 2017, instances of service tax refunds being rejected in Mumbai, on the pretext that data, emails etc were received in India was brought to the notice of NASSCOM. We had represented the matter to the CBEC and Revenue department and were given an assurance that the matter is being looked into. A press release reassuring that no hasty decisions will be taken was also released by the Ministry of Finance.

  • GCCs in the New Normal

    GCCs in the New Normal

    McKinsey & Co hosted a CXO session at the NASSCOM GCC Conclave and surveyed 70+ leaders on what lies ahead for GCCs. Read the survey findings and McKinsey’s analysis of GCCs in the digital age.

  • techUK and NASSCOM

    techUK and NASSCOM sign Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to collaborate on tech skills and development

    techUK and NASSCOM launched the UK-India Tech Alliance and agreed on a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), which will see the technology sectors from the UK and India further strengthen their relationship. The partnership between techUK and NASSCOM will support the flourishing IT sectors in both India and UK by developing stronger links, networks and joint platforms, helping enhance the skills of the technology workforce in both countries.

  • CIO Connect, Ahmedabad - NASSCOM Domestic Council

    As part of the Domestic Council’s Charter to enhance engagement with the CIO Community – the prime drivers of IT adoption in any organisation, the 2nd NASSCOM CIO Connect event was held in Ahmedabad on 6th April 2018 where CIOs from Chemical, Pharma and Banking industry provided key insights and thought leadership on the way ahead for IT in their respective segments.

  • Design4India Design Studio Launch @ WeWork Kormangala

    Design4India with Facebook, as Lead Partners, and WeWork, as Workspace Partner, unveiled the “Design4India Studio” on the 12th of March 2018 at WeWork’s Kormangala facility in Bengaluru. The Design4India Design Studio is a dedicated “Open to all” space for web, mobile, augmented reality and virtual reality platforms for start-ups and designers.
    The studio will provide startups & product companies’ access to user experience design process, interaction design, usability testing and augmented reality and virtual reality toolkits.

  • NASSCOM Newsline -  Changing Gears - April, 2018

    Changing Gears

    Digital disruption is unsparing to all industries and automobile is no exception either. If anything, its impact is going to be far more pronounced than many others. In as much, Indian automakers in general and OEMs in particular are being tested too, in no small measure. The tech induced trends are veering towards electric vehicles adoption, shared mobility,

  • NASSCOM, Russoft tie up to provide IT solutions in India, Africa & West Asia

    NASSCOM signed an MOU with Russoft, Russia's leading association for Software industry to promote mutual cooperation particularly in the field of Emerging Technologies.

    Both sides agreed to build connects and facilitate exchange of best practices among member organizations to explore joint opportunities. Other areas of cooperation include skills development and capacity building, raising awareness ICT and Business landscape on both sides, Innovation & Startup ecosystem, participation in Government businesses,

Our Initiatives

"NASSCOM works with diverse stakeholders to build focused initiatives that enable the growth of the sector through policy advocacy, skill building, research, startup programs, facilitate business and increase industry outreach."


Knowledge Centre

Latest Publications

NASSCOM Artificial Intelligence Primer 2018
The NASSCOM Research report titled “Artificial Intelligence Primer 2018” is published on NASSCOM’s annual Big Data & Analytics Summit, 2018. The report aims to highlight and analyze latest innovations in Artificial Intelligence across industries and categories of... [Read More]
Rapidly scale Digital business, Gain access to new customers / verticals / geographies, attain market leadership, acqui-hire (talent), access to niche technology, expand portfolio, access to IP, etc.
Artificial Intelligence for Banking, Financial Services & Insurance Sector
NASSCOM-CMR report on AI for BFSI analyzes how AI is shaping up in the BFSI space. It covers the business objectives, challenges, and future plans of IT decision makers around AI. The report also covers the growing eco-system of AI based startups in India.
The insights in this report are prepared in consultation with Cyber GCC leaders, cybersecurity SMEs and industry bodies. It provides key recommendations for Cyber GCCs to sustain their competitive advantage; transform into global ‘centers of expertise’; and enable... [Read More]
Agritech in India – Maxing India Farm Output
The report underlines key areas and advancement of Agritech in India. The report covers key stakeholders involved in the sectors, their collaboration and challenges they face.

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  • NASSCOM Hosts 6th edition of big data and analytics summit
    NASSCOM Hosts 6th Edition of Big Data and Analytics Summit

    11th July 2018, Bangalore: As digital takes the centre-stage and big-data acts as the primary... View Details

  • NASSCOM Reinforces Its Commitment To Spur Innovation By Strengthening Artificial Intelligence Ecosystem In India
    NASSCOM Reinforces Its Commitment To Spur Innovation By Strengthening Artificial Intelligence Ecosystem In India

    5th July  2018, Bengaluru: Reiterating its commitment to nurture innovation... View Details

  • NASSSCOM Launches Women Wizards Rule Tech Program For Women Technologists
    NASSSCOM Launches Women Wizards Rule Tech Program For Women Technologists

    19th June, Bangalore : The National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM)... View Details

  • NASSCOM And Jetro Take The Message Of Cocreation To New Japanese Cities

    14th June 2018, New Delhi: As a part of its consistent endeavours to tap new geographies... View Details

  • UK Government Launches Tech Rocketship Awards 2018-19 With NASSCOM

    New Delhi, 11th May 2018: The UK’s Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media &... View Details