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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 Futureskills Develops Qualification Packs on AI & BDA

    One of the key milestones achieved is the development of qualification packs and model curriculums for 19 job roles related to AI (Artificial Intelligence) & BDA (Big Data Analytics) that has been approved by NSDC (National Skills Development Corporation). This is a significant milepost that marks the beginning of a new era for skilling on next-gen technologies.

  • Gartner Symposium

    Key Takeaways from CIOs at the Gartner Symposium

    The AnZ (Aus & NZ) IT market opportunity is one of high growth and attractive for Indian IT providers. The Gartner Symposium, Gold Coast is a large scale programme in which we participate every year and is a veritable part of our market strategy for the region. The end users’ participation is impressive, spanning across the sectors of BFSI, Retail, Healthcare, Education, Govt. Automotive, Real Estate & Utilities. It posits a great opportunity for our member companies to network, understand market trends from global

  • DeepTech Club

    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.

  • Internet City

    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.

  • GST

    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.

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    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 Annual Information Security Summit, 4 - 6 Dec, 2018, The Leela Ambience, Gurgaon


    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.

  • Artificial Intelligence

    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, A NASSCOM initaitive. Embed 2.0. Design Summit. September, 2018.

    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.

  • NASSCOM EMERGE 50 - 2018: Rise above

    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 NASSCOM Citizens Voice Challenge

    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.

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    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.

  • Taxes on eCommerce

    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’

  • Figures and Charts

    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.

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

Talent Demand & Supply Report: AI & Big Data Analytics
This report is part of NASSCOM’s larger initiative to bridge employability gaps within the Indian IT industry. It showcases how the demand for highly-qualified, experienced and technically-adept talent in the field of AI and BDA outstrips the current supply and... [Read More]
Vernacular Solutions: “Diversity in Language”
NASSCOM’s Vernacular Solutions: “Diversity in Language” report underlines the evolving need of multilingual solutions in India and how different stake holders are working towards it. The report covers both India and global perspective to develop a holistic viewpoint.
Impact of Digital on ER&D: Impact and recommendations for Indian OEMs, ESPs and GICs
Aims to study how digital technologies are making inroads into ER&D. It analyses in detail technologies like IoT, Big Data Analytics, AI & Machine learning, cyber security
Top 50 AI Game Changers: Compendium of Best AI Solutions Use Cases
This report is a compendium of the Top 50 AI Game Changer Solutions. It covers the best use cases we received as part of the first NASSCOM AI GAME CHANGER AWARDS 2018, applicable across verticals and horizontals
Product Opportunities Driving a USD 10 Trillion Economy
NASSCOM- [x]cube LABS report titled Product Opportunities Driving a USD 10 Trillion Economy presents the growth trajectories and causal factors of other emerging economies and comes up with theINSIS (Innovation, No friction, Specialization, Infrastructure, Skills)

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  • NASSCOM Partners With Prefectural Govt Of Hiroshima To Develop It Corridor To Promote Co-Create Culture Between Japan And India
    NASSCOM Partners With Prefectural Govt Of Hiroshima To Develop It Corridor To Promote Co-Create Culture Between Japan And India

    22nd October, 2018, New Delhi: As part of its continuous efforts to enter new markets and extend the... View Details

  • India’s NASSCOM signs First MoU in the MENA region with Dubai Internet City to further support and boost UAE’s SME ecosystem
    India’s NASSCOM signs First MoU in the MENA region with Dubai Internet City to further support and boost UAE’s SME ecosystem

    18th October, 2018, Dubai-UAE: Dubai Internet City (DIC), the leading technology community in the... View Details

  • NASSCOM makes clarion call - Mission 2020 for Accelerating Growth of NewTech Products from India
    NASSCOM makes clarion call - Mission 2020 for Accelerating Growth of NewTech Products from India

    24th October, 2018, Bengaluru: As part of its ongoing efforts to evangelize the products landscape... View Details

  • Government of Haryana and NASSCOM Partner To Set-Up Centre Of Excellence For IoT at Gurugram
    Government of Haryana and NASSCOM Partner To Set-Up Centre Of Excellence For IoT at Gurugram

    5th October, 2018, Gurugram:The National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) today announced... View Details

  • Indian BPM Industry shows consistent growth capitalising on newer technologies and re-skilling
    Indian BPM Industry shows consistent growth capitalising on newer technologies and re-skilling

    4th October, Bengaluru : Inaugurating the BPM Strategy Summit 2018, the National Association of... View Details