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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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LHIF – Care-Continuum Being Re-calibrated by Technology
LHIF (Life Sciences & Healthcare Innovation Forum) is a NASSCOM CoE IoT / AI initiative, a collaborative platform actually, for the healthcare delivery eco-system. It seeks out and showcases innovations in this area so let’s see what the 4th edition of LHIF (20th Dec, Mumbai) had for us. The platform is unique in many ways and not least due to that fact that doctors and tech leaders share an equal space here to bring forth two very distinct angles – feasibility and scope from a medical practitioner’s point of view and the veritable tech
SIDCOP – Fostering a Sino-Indian Digital Partnership
Increasing global footprints beyond our traditional markets has been a focus area. In this, China has a special significance and not least because of their strength in hardware which when effectively combined with our software prowess, can lead to smart solutions being created. Sino Indian Digital Cooperation Platform (SIDCOP) has been unveiled. It’s an online platform which will reimagine the entire technology process from value ideation to value realization, particularly reducing the time taken for procurement.
UK Immigration White Paper – Assessment
The UK Government (UKG) published its Immigration White Paper yesterday. The Paper outlines proposals for UK’s future immigration system that will be in effect post 31-December-2020 (that is, after the “Brexit Implementation Period” gets over. Current rules will continue to apply till Dec-2020).
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.
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
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.
"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."
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