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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.



  • Foundation

    NASSCOM-DARPG Workshop for NESDA - strengthening the foundation of e-governance in India

    NASSCOM is the knowledge partner for National eGovernance Service Delivery Assessment (NESDA) of States and Central Ministries, an initiative lead by Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances (DARPG) to assess States and Union Territories, on their efficiency in public service delivery to all strata of population in the country.

  • GST Refund

    GST refunds - Government addresses significant concerns

    The much needed definition of ‘adjusted total turnover’ relevant for determination of refund eligible has been amended basis NASSCOM’s recommendations. Please access the notification and circular for details.

  • Global Trade Development

    NASSCOM's Delegation to Australia

    We are pleased to announce our participation, 4th time in a row, at the Gartner Symposium, Gold Coast, Australia from 29th Oct - 2nd Nov.

    This symposium is one of the exclusive, large scale programs for the A&Z region. Here you can explore strategic trends and technologies that are shaping the future of IT and business. With close to 2000 visitor, out of which 1,600+ CIOs, senior IT executives and decision makers, the symposium is clearly a relevant place to be particularly if you aspire to expand in this region.

  • tax calculation

    NASSCOM invites recommendations for Pre-Budget 2019-20

    It’s time for the NASSCOM pre-budget engagements 2019-20.  We would like to invite your feedback/ suggestions on key legislative and procedural issues of the technology industry.  Please share your comments at policyquery@nasscom.in. Refer to the reference document to get an insight and update on NASSCOM's engagements on Direct and Indirect tax issues.

  • ecosystem

    Fostering 5G Ecosystem in India – NASSCOM Constitutes a Special Interest Group

    5G connectivity is set to accelerate the deployment of next generation ubiquitous ultra-high broadband infrastructure. Towards adopting this, intense efforts are on both from the government’s side and the industry. An SIG has been constituted with a select group to share insights in shaping the direction that Industry and Government from India could adopt.

  • HR Summit 2018

    If it’s About People then It’s the NASSCOM HR Summit

    It was the 15th edition of the HR Summit at the Hotel ITC Grand Chola in Chennai (July 26-27, 2018), themed on 'HR. Evolution in a Revolution'. Fifteen is good stuff! Fifteen is longevity. Fifteen is about heralding change over one-and-a-half decades.

  • recognition

    Your Chance to Get Global Recognition: Code for India, Code for Mobility

    NITI Aayog has launched Move Hack, a global mobility hackathon to crowdsource solutions aimed at the future of mobility in India. It is envisaged to be one of the largest hackathons globally, Move Hack is focused on 10 themes and structured over three legs: online, followed by Singapore leg, and the finals in New Delhi.

  • Design Awards

    Design4India Design Awards

    Design4India Design Awards aims to spur innovation with a focus being on technology product design, that is simple yet builds a powerful product and exemplifies Experience Design.

    We’re currently in our first edition, and we’re pleased to announce that applications are now open for the NASSCOM Design4India Design Awards 2018.

  • Blockchain Hackathon – In Search of the Best Talent & Technology

    Blockchain is a very powerful technology is well established but we have to ensure that time is not lost in the incessant din. The myths need to be busted as does quick adoption and identification of trained professionals in this area. Else, we are likely to have an exodus of such people with niche and sought-after skills.

  • futureskills: A NASSCOM Initiative

    FutureSkills: An Industry Response

    Industry is in the middle of a massive disruption. Of the 4 million jobs in the industry today, the nature of 60-65% is likely to change over the next 5 years. Jobs will change and new jobs will emerge. FutureSkills is an industry utility for skills development, accessible both on web and mobile. The industry is both a consumer and a contributor to this platform.

  • NASSCOM-Tech UK Roundtable with Mr. Ravi Shankar Prasad

    NASSCOM successfully hosted Hon'ble Union Minister for IT and Law, Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad, for a roundtable with IT Industry leaders in London on 09ththJuly, 2018 with the support of techUK and GSA, at the techUK office. This high level Roundtable was attended by our High Commissioner, His Excellency Mr Y K Sinha, along with senior management of leading UK and Indian technology companies in the UK, senior officials from DCMS including UK National Technology Officer, Liam Maxwell, leadership of techUK and GSA.

  • Personal Data Protection Bill

    Protection of Personal Data Bill, 2018

    The committee of experts under the chairmanship of Justice B.N. Srikrishna, has brought its deliberations to a close and handed over the draft protection of personal data bill for India to Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology for circulation. This note summarises the key provisions of the bill.

  • Niti Aayog

    NITI Aayog & NASSCOM Sign MoU towards promoting AI in India

    NITI Aayog and NASSCOM have agreed to work and promote AI & Machine Learning towards Applied Research, Accelerating Adoption, Ethics, and Privacy & Security.

    This was a great opportunity for us to sign an MoU with NITI Aayog on 5th July, to collaborate and advance AI adoption in India; facilitate key stakeholder interaction; Share knowledge; and, organize summits and meetings to disseminate learnings and reach out to a broader audience.

  • Women Wizards Rule Tech (W2RT)

    W2RT: Much More Than a High Mathematical Probability

    Women Wizards Rule Tech (W2RT) is a unique program designed exclusively for women professionals in core technologies, from IT-ITES/BPM, Product and R&D firms, with the aim of plugging the leaky leadership pipeline and nurturing women leaders. A joint initiative of NASSCOM, NASSCOM Sector Skills Council and Data Security Council of India, W2RT was launched at the recently concluded NASSCOM D&I Summit 2018 in Chennai.

  • Centre of Excellence - Data Science and Artificial Intelligence

    CoE – DSAI: Spurring Innovation and Co-Creation

    Reiterating our commitment towards nurturing emerging technologies, particularly AI, and leveraging the power of Data Science, NASSCOM along with the Karnataka Government, launched the Centre of Excellence for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence (CoE – DSAI on the 5th July. The CoE is focused on Smart Manufacturing, Automotive, Healthcare, Agriculture, Energy, IoT, BFSI, Retail & Telecom among others.

  • 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

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

IoT Beyond the Obvious
NASSCOM-PwC report titled IoT Beyond the Obvious discusses how a confluence of new-age technologies such as Augmented Reality/Virtual Reality (AR/VR), Drones, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) can be leveraged to create use cases that go beyond... [Read More]
EdTech – The Advent of Digital Education
NASSCOM’s report titled EdTech – The Advent of Digital Education underlines how Indian Education system is going through a digital transformation. The report covers the journey of EdTech in India and how investor’s interest are driving this forward.
Propelling India towards Global Leadership in e-commerce
India is rapidly marching towards becoming a digitally empowered society. The push fore-governance, the proliferation of smartphones, increasing Internet access and boomingdigital payments are fuelling the country’s journey towards a trillion-dollar digital economyby... [Read More]
Quarterly Industry Review-June 2018
Analysis of Indian IT-BPM industry performance during the quarter ending March 2018.
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]

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  • NASSCOM Unveils Accelerate 10x, Aimed At Catapulting India’s Startup Ecosystem Onto The Global Deep Tech Arena
    NASSCOM Unveils Accelerate 10x, Aimed At Catapulting India’s Startup Ecosystem Onto The Global Deep Tech Arena

    New Delhi, September 18, 2018: Building on the success of the 10,000 Startups initiative, National... View Details

  • California Business Roundtable Partners With Nasscom To Promote Strong Bilateral Trade Engagements Through The Visit Of Indian Union Minister For Electronics & Information Technology
    California Business Roundtable Partners With Nasscom To Promote Strong Bilateral Trade Engagements Through The Visit Of Indian Union Minister For Electronics & Information Technology

    SAN FRANCISCO— The Honorable Ravi Shankar Prasad, Union Minister for Electronics & IT, Law &... View Details

  • AI and BIG DATA analytics are changing the jobs ecosystem across the spectrum; NASSCOM showcases the roadmap for futureskills initiative

    26th July, 2018,Chennai : As digitalization expands its horizons and upskilling becomes indispensable... View Details

  • 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