About Us


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.



  • 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.

  • work from home

    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.

  • budget

    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.

  • Brexit

    Brexit Vote - Overview and Implications

    On January 29, the UK Parliament voted in favour of PM May’s Brexit deal if alternative arrangements are found to the Irish backstop. The Parliament supported May’s deal if an alternative can be found to the current Irish backstop proposal that aims to keep open the Irish border in all circumstances.

  • NISC. Connect. Learn. Grow

    NISC 2019 – Capturing an Unevenly Distributed Future

    Kolkata houses about 600 IT SMEs out of the 15000 that there are in India. It isn’t very high from a numbers standpoint, and yet, the sheer energy we witnessed at NISC 2019 (NASSCOM International SME Conference), one couldn’t be faulted for thinking the City of Joy to be the vortex of all SME activity.

  • Conference

    SLUSH – A Great Way to Connect in the Nordics

    Global events like Slush are perfect platforms for getting people to discover your product and if you are lucky, that elusive “Aha Moment” may just be a splash away making the right kind of noise. There are just so many people, ideas being shared, networks being established that one seeks to make the loop go viral.

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 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.
Co-Innovation: Enterprise Start-up Collaboration
NASSCOM’s “Co-Innovation: Enterprise Start-up Collaboration” underlines how Enterprises and Start-ups work together to solve the industry issues and create new products and services.

Face To Face

Ritu Verma
Co-Founder and Managing Partner,
Ankur Capital Fund

Our Blogs

  • Posted On - Mon, 2019-03-18 11:45, Posted By - kuntalakarkun
    Background & Overview of Measures –  On 30th January 2019, the U.S. Department of Homeland Services announced the final rule on the H-1B registration system and lottery systems. The rule will be published in the Federal Register on 31st January, and will go into effect on 1st April. The electronic registration requirement is suspended for (at least) this upcoming FY 2020 H-1B cap season  A Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) was announced by USCIS for the same, on 30th November 2018. This entails creating a pre-registration system for the H-1B visa program and change the order in which...

Upcoming Events

Media Centre Press Releases

  • 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

  • Digital Opportunities And Digital Skills To Pave The Future Of The IT-BPM Industry In India: NASSCOM

    Mumbai, 20th February, 2019: On the sidelines of the flagship NASSCOM Technology and Leadership Forum... View Details

    NASSCOM-DSCI Feedback On Draft Information Technology [Intermediary Guidelines (Amendment)] Rules, 2018

    In this environment of proliferation of fake news across social media globally, NASSCOM welcomes the... View Details

  • NASSCOM Shares Recommendations from the IT-ITES Industry for the Union Budget 2019-20
    NASSCOM Shares Recommendations from the IT-ITES Industry for the Union Budget 2019-20

    28th January 2019, New Delhi: The National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM)... View Details