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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.
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NASSCOM DeepTech Club Digs Deeper – Cohort 2
NASSCOM DeepTech program was initiated to promote the creation and evolution of world class DeepTech start-ups. The DeepTech club involves start-ups working on Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML), AR/VR, Robotics, NLP and similar technologies. The DeepTech companies, part of the club will be recognized, nurtured and promoted by NASSCOM via various programs, platforms and events. The Club has three segments: Lab to Market, Pre-Revenue & Post-Revenue.
The Dubai Internet City & NASSCOM MoU – Leveraging the MENA Opportunities
The ideas for tomorrow – the Dubai way – are born in DIC (Dubai Internet City), a leading tech hub. The Indian IT industry is focused on expanding beyond its traditional markets and the MENA region is certainly up there among the leading destinations. SMEs in Dubai employ 42% of the workforce and contribute 40% to the GDP. There’s huge potential there to collaborate with India.
An update on recent Advance Ruling on GST
A recent ruling of the Maharashtra Advance Ruling Authority has held that back office support services do not qualify as “export of services” as they are in the nature of “intermediary services”. It is concerning and We as NASSCOM seek to engage with the GST Council and CBIC to highlight the impact of this ruling including some of the key aspects that have been ignored in the ruling.
Approaching Escape Velocity
In this year so far (calendar year 2018), 1200 startups have been added, 8 new Unicorns recognized so far, and funding doubled over the previous year. Adding to this increasing list is the admirable 40% y-o-y growth rate of Advanced Tech Startups which is veritably leading the digital transformational journey. AI/ ML/ IoT, AR/VR, Blockchain & 3D Printing have strongly emerged particularly in the last 1 – 2 years.
NASSCOM DSCI AISS 2018
The three days at AISS 2018, scheduled on 4th, 5th & 6th December 2018, will bring in global thought leaders, cyber security practitioners, policy specialists and India’s new age technology innovators in cybersecurity, and assemble in the capital to create a unique discussion and showcase platform of security in India with 80+ sessions, 150+ speakers and 800+ participants.
Facing up to the AI challenge
NASSCOM’s primary focus right now is to catalyse industry-wide digital transformation. NASSCOM’s FutureSkills initiative addresses the nine disruptive technologies such as AI, Analytics, AR (augmented reality) and RPA (robotics process automation), describes the 66 job roles in those technologies and offers learning content on the 155 skills required for those job roles.
Design4India Summit and Design Awards 2018 brought together the best from both the design and tech world
The NASSCOM DESIGN4INDIA Design Summit, in the last two editions, brought together designers, entrepreneurs, designers, corporate leaders and academicians from all walks of life to discuss ways to promote India’s design quotient.
EMERGE 50 - 2018: Winners Announced
EMERGE 50 is now truly synonymous with high caliber, innovative software product companies helmed by never-say-die entrepreneurs. Emerge 50 has been consistently successful in spotting these emerging companies way before they achieve their pinnacle. Thus, providing greater visibility to the dark horses of the future. Check out the list of winners announced at NASSCOM Product Conclave 2018.
MyGov Seeks Partners to go Real-time
MyGov in association with CoE-DSAI (NASSCOM) has launched “Citizen Voice Challenge” to explore application of “Artificial Intelligence” towards automation leading to targeted governance, effective and timely response in resolution of Citizen issues.
NASSCOM's Delegation to GITEX 2018
NASSCOM is back in GITEX 2018. With more delegated, bigger space and larger audience. Architecting the network that connects innovations with industry verticals, this year GITEX has dedicated exhibiting zones for artificial intelligence, smart home, smart workplace, future transportation and blockchain and other NEW age technology. Check out this dossier with a list of Indian companies participating at GITEX 2018.
Tax Collected at Source on E-commerce companies - relevant notifications and FAQs
The Tax collected at source provision becomes effective on E-commerce companies from October 2018. Relevant notifications pertaining to TCS provision effective from October 2018 and a summary of the key clarifications is accessible at the below link.
“Silicon Valley” in the East – Innovation Hub to come up in Kolkata
Far too long, West Bengal has borne the brunt of being critiqued for not providing sufficient global opportunities to entrepreneurs, particularly the ones who have adopted cutting edge technologies in their delivery model. It seems that the Bengal Government has decided to answer its critics boldly by setting up an Information Technology (IT) hub in New Town, near Kolkata, on the lines of the famed Silicon Valley in the USA. In fact, during a recent administrative meeting, the Hon’
Government extends exemption from IGST and Compensation Cess to STPI/ EOU's till March 2019
The much awaited notification on STPI / EOU exemption from IGST on import of goods is released extending the benefit of exemption from Integrated Tax and Compensation Cess up to 31.03.2019 on goods imported by STPI/ EOU. Over the last few months NASSCOM has been asking for an extension of this exemption and had very recently represented the matter with the GST council secretariat and concerned CBIC officials.
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The Agricultural sector is moving towards data-driven transformations. Farmers and traders are moving towards technological advancements, adopting data analytics and smart farming technologies. Issues in Agricultural Business One of the