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IT industry must skill workforce to hold position globally: NASSCOM

IT industry must skill workforce to hold position globally: NASSCOM

The Indian IT-BPM industry employing about 37 lakh people will have to revise the skills of about 60 to 70 percent of its current workforce to hold its position in the global software service industry in the throes of technology-led disruption, said NASSCOM at a human resource summit in Chennai.

Hiring in FY'17 may be lower: NASSCOM

Hiring in FY'17 may be lower: NASSCOM

IT body NASSCOM on Thursday said fresh hiring in the current financial year may be lower than last year as IT companies are facing pressure on margins, besides focusing on automation of jobs.

India ranks 3rd in global startup ecosystems

India ranks 3rd in global startup ecosystems

India ranks third among global startup ecosystems with more than 4,200 new-age companies, IT industry body Nasscom said Tuesday.

TCS, Cognizant, Infosys top employers in FY15: Nasscom

TCS, Cognizant and Infosys have emerged as the top employers in the IT-BPO sector, according to a list of 20 leading companies released by industry body Nasscom.

Visa row: Nasscom sees attempts to portray Indian IT negatively

Asserting that Indian IT firms have always remained compliant with the US visa regulations, Nasscom President R Chandrashekhar said its members continue to cooperate with the US authorities in respect of any requests for information.

GICs focus on expanding in Tier II and III locations: NASSCOM

IT trade body NASSCOM on Thursday said revenue generated from Indian subsidiaries of global IT companies stood at USD 19 billion in 2014 and these firms were looking at expanding to small cities and towns.

Need to define Net Neutrality appropriately: Nasscom

As the uproar over the Net neutrality issue continues, industry body Nasscom today said the concept should be defined appropriately as the term itself was perceived "differently" across the globe.

India likely to have second biggest start-up ecosystem in 2 years

"We expect that within the next couple of years, we will have the second biggest start-up ecosystem in the world," Nasscom, President, R Chandrashekhar, told reporters here.

Nasscom urges govt to set up Rs 500-crore tech mission

IT-BPO industry body Nasscom has urged the government to set up a technology entrepreneur mission with an initial capital of Rs 500 crore to address funding and infrastructure issues for start-up companies.

Nasscom moots for technology entrepreneurship mission

"Over the last 2-3 years, it (start-ups scene) has really widened. All the key elements of this ecosystem are there in terms of venture capital, private equity, angel investors, mentors," Nasscom President R Chandrashekhar said in a statement.

R Chandrashekhar takes over as Nasscom President

He succeeds Som Mittal, who served as the President of Nasscom from 2007-13.

Former telecom secy R Chandrashekhar to be Nasscom President

Nasscom Friday said Former telecom secretary R Chandrashekhar will be the President of the IT software services industry body after Som Mittal's tenure ends in January 2014.

JPC questions CBI Director on 2G prosecutor's removal

CBI Director Ranjit Sinha was on Tuesday quizzed by Opposition members about the removal of the prosecutor in the 2G case during a meeting of the Joint Parliamentary Committee examining the scam.

No new spectrum rates on selling stake to non-telcos: DoT Secy

"This (Cabinet decision) is not about the sale of equity. This decision is about mergers of licences," Telecom Secretary R Chandrashekhar said.

Govt has no plans censor Internet: Telecom Secy

Telecom Secretary R Chandrashekhar said a combination of self regulation and government intervention needs to be worked out.

Unified licences to new operators in 2-3 months

The government will issue Unified Licences to new telecom operators in two to three months time, Telecom Secretary R Chandrashekhar said Thursday.

2G auction: EGoM approves process to select auctioneer

EGoM has approved initiation of process to select auctioneer for 2G spectrum sale, says Telecom Secretary R Chandrashekhar.

Telecom Commission raises multiple queries on TRAI's proposals

The Telecom Commission, the apex decision making body in Department of Telecommunication, will seek several clarifications from TRAI on its suggestions for auction of spectrum, including how the high reserve price was arrived at.

Telecom Commission to seek Cabinet nod for NTP 2012 by Mar-end

The final version of new National Telecom Policy 2012, which will set the roadmap for the development of industry, will be moved for the Cabinet approval by month end, the Telecom Commission said Wednesday.

2G: Govt not to challenge SC verdict, limited review likely

The government will not challenge the Supreme Court decision to cancel 122 telecoms licences, Telecom Secretary R Chandrashekhar Wednesday.