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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.



  • NASSCOM Team with Business Sweden

    NASSCOM signs MOU for a Strategic partnership with Business Sweden to foster Indo-Swedish Innovation for Sustainability & Global Challenges

    NASSCOM has signed an MOU for a Strategic Partnership with Business Sweden to foster Indo-Swedish innovation in areas of sustainability and global challenges. The program UNNATI is a by-product of the visit of Hon’ble PM of India, Shri Narendra Modi’s to Stockholm last year, wherein he signed a ‘Joint Declaration on Innovation Partnership for a Sustainable Future’ with the Swedish PM Stefan Lofven.

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    NASSCOM’s comments on the draft e-commerce policy

    NASSCOM has submitted comments on the draft policy released by the DPIIT, Ministry of Commerce on February 22, 2019 for public comments. Our feedback focuses on the scope and objectives of the policy and three key themes – consumer protection, level playing field and data. Our specific comments highlight our feedback on each of the six sections of the proposed policy.

  • Keshav Murugesh

    Keshav Murugesh appointed as Chairman of NASSCOM for 2019-20, UB Pravin rao, COO, Infosys gets selected as Vice Chairman

    New Delhi, 5th April, 2019: NASSCOM today announced the appointment of Mr. Keshav Murugesh, Group CEO, WNS Global Services as its Chairman for 2019-20. Keshav takes on the position from his previous role as Vice Chairman of NASSCOM, succeeding Mr. Rishad Premji, Chief Strategy Officer and Board Member, Wipro Ltd.

  • Agritech

    NASSCOM-ICFA Roundtable on Policy Push For Agritech Ecosystem

    NASSCOM and ICFA partnered to organise a roundtable to bring multiple central agencies and state governments together for a discussion with the technology sector. The meeting was attended by representatives from DIPP, Ministry of Agriculture, Ministry of IT, NITI Ayog, NABARD, Maharashtra State Innovation Society, Govt of Kerala, Bangalore Bio Innovation Center, AP Innovation Society, National E-Governance Division and Digital India Corporation.

  • NASSCOM DeepTech Club

    NASSCOM DeepTech Club: A Tribe in the Making

    On the dawn of March 18, 2019, NASSCOM DeepTech Club hosted its largest ever meet-up and Industry/ enterprise connect sessions in Bangalore. It received an unprecedented response with over 250 meetings taking place along with one round-table and was hosted in the NASSCOM 10000 Startups Warehouse facility at Diamond District, Domlur. This meetup was a part of the 4-month long mentorship program for highly curated deep tech industry product companies from NASSCOM Deeptech Club’s second cohort.

  • Results Announced

    NASSCOM Executive Council Election 2019-21 Results Announced

    The NASSCOM Executive Council election 2019-21 had commenced on 5th of February, 2019 and attracted 63 nominations. The voting for the election concluded 26th of March, 2019. The result is out today (27th of March, 2019) and top 18 candidates that secured the maximum votes have been elected for the period 2019-21. The list is provided for your ready reference.

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    Israel Tech Alliance Program 2019

    We are pleased to apprise you on our recently concluded Israel Tech Alliance program that was held on 5-8 March 2019. The program was a combination of awareness of the tech landscape, meeting all the relevant stakeholders, focused B2B’s for our members, exploration of potential co-creation models. The participants were a nice mix of large IT services companies, SMEs, GCCs, Product companies & Start-ups.

  • Brexit Vote

    The Brexit vote

    The UK Parliament on March 12th inflicted a defeat on PM May, rejecting her Brexit deal by 242 to 391 – a majority of 149. While this is a smaller margin of defeat than it was in January 2019, (majority against her was 230); the big question now is what, if anything, the PM can salvage from here.

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    Enabling Work from Home for Employees in IT SEZs

    After series of deliberations and Government engagements by NASSCOM, the work from home provisions are now amended by Ministry of Commerce in line with our recommendations. On March 7, 2019, Ministry of Commerce has allowed the provision of work from home for employees working in IT Special Economic Zones (SEZs).

  • Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology. India's Trillion Dollar Digital Opportunity.

    MeitY's Report on India’s Trillion-Dollar Digital Opportunity

    India’s Trillion-Dollar Digital Opportunity is an endeavour of MeitY to present ‘India’s Digital Vision’ and the potential of India to attain $1 trillion of economic value of digital economy by 2025. The primary objective of this study is to recognize the progress made by India on digital adoption and to identify gaps yet to be filled and to determine what needs to be done to ensure progress.

  • NASSCOM welcomes the latest initiative by DPIIT to exclude startups from the ambit of Angel Tax

    The latest changes do away with the requirement on the startups to seek protection from the angel tax everytime they want to raise funds. The startups already facing problems due to the existing provisions should be able to benefit from the revised proposal.

  • Industry Performance: 2018-19 and what lies ahead

    The NASSCOM Press briefing held on Feb 20, 2019 covers global trends (global economic growth, global tech spend and key new technologies changing businesses); it also gives an overview of Indian IT-BPM Performance for FY2019 (a USD 181 billion market, a 7.9% growth in constant currency terms) and highlights global outlook for 2019. Digital business is now central to IT-BPM industry and the deck offers a framework of various digital metrics that companies are tracking to measure digital business.

  • Devendra Fadnavis

    India Next – Leading the Change

    In 2018, India overtook China as the fastest growing major economy in the world. This historic economic growth has been propelled by government reforms, business innovation, and a dynamic young workforce. At a time when the global working-age population is declining, India is set to make massive gains from its demographic dividend.

  • Turning India’s Big Audacious Goal into Reality

    The 10 Trillion $ economy vision in the next 8 years is exactly the kind of a big audacious goal India needs to step out of the comfort zone we are in today. To get to $10 Trillion in 8 years, we will have to grow a little over 10% vis-a-vis the current growth rate of ~7.5%, and precisely why incremental improvements is NOT going to cut it.

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    Key Highlights of Interim Budget 2019 - Impact on Technology sector

    The Interim Budget for the financial year 2019- 20 was presented in the Parliament on 1st February 2019. Since it was an interim budget no significant policy announcements were expected. From the IT sector perspective, the focus on digital India mission is as per expectations and it would be important for NASSCOM and its members to work closely with the Government to shape the digital ecosystem.

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 Cloud: Next Wave of Growth in India 2019
The report, analyses the present and the future state of the India Cloud market, identifies the major technology trends, issues and concerns of the industry in detail.
NASSCOM Avasant India Blockchain Report 2019
50+ countries working actively to develop standards to integrate blockchain in their economies
Talent and New ways of working in the age of digital transformation
The whitepaper highlights the difference between doing digital and being digital and that while digital transformation may seem to depend on better algorithms and more advanced hardware,
Strategic Review: IT-BPM Sector in India 2019: Decoding Digital
This report has an in-depth analysis of Indian IT-BPM performance for FY2019 across the five key segments. In our first attempt to formalize the digital business
Through the looking glass: Are IT and ITeS SMEs geared for the next growth wave?
The IT-BPM industry has seen disruptions in recent times with the emergence of digital technologies. Tech small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are well placed to quickly adapt to these changes because of their small team size and agile mindset.

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  • Posted On - Wed, 2019-04-17 19:30, Posted By - Sindhuja Balaji
    More than five decades ago, the world witnessed its first chatbot ELIZA created by Joseph Weizenbaum. The chatbot supposedly managed to dupe some users into thinking it was a human, essentially setting the foundation for chatbot structures such as keywords, specific phrases and pre-programmed responses. Today, the chatbot market has skyrocketed. The market is projected to cross $5bn by 2023, supporting sectors such as BFSI, healthcare, IT, telecom, retail, utilities and notably, governments. Our government’s Digital India initiative has prompted a significant increase in adoption of...

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  • NASSCOM’S COE – DSAI and Futureskills Launches Faculty Development Program In Artificial Intelligence
    NASSCOM’S COE – DSAI and Futureskills Launches Faculty Development Program In Artificial Intelligence

    Bangalore, 09th April 2019: The National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM),... View Details

  • Keshav Murugesh
    Keshav Murugesh Appointed As Chairman Of NASSCOM For 2019-20, UB Pravin Rao, Coo, Infosys Gets Selected As Vice Chairman

    New Delhi, 5th April 2019: The National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM),... View Details

  • NASSCOM COE For Data Science & Artificial Intelligence Identifies Top Social Impact AI Solutions In The Country Through “AI For Good”
    NASSCOM COE For Data Science & Artificial Intelligence Identifies Top Social Impact AI Solutions In The Country Through “AI For Good”

    Bengaluru, 25th March 2019: Today, the National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM)... View Details

  • Blockchain Ecosystem In India To See Rapid Growth Trajectory In The Coming Year
    Blockchain Ecosystem In India To See Rapid Growth Trajectory In The Coming Year

    New Delhi, 12th March 2019: The National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM)... View Details

  • NASSCOM Statement on the National Policy on software Products 2019
    NASSCOM Statement on the National Policy on Software Products 2019

    The National Policy on Software Products 2019 is a positive step towards empowering India to become... View Details