NASSCOM is dedicated to expanding India’s role in the global IT order by creating a conducive business environment, simplifying policies and procedures, promoting intellectual capital and strengthening the talent pool.
As the industry has expanded into multiple sub-sectors, NASSCOM has built an Industry Council structure that addresses the needs of the specific sector. Focused programs, research, events, industry initiatives are implemented through Industry Councils.
An active engagement program with the members helps NASSCOM build initiative, share best practices, address industry issues and grow the ecosystem. Led through the NASSCOM Regional Offices and Councils, key priorities include:
Building an enabling policy framework for the growth of the IT-BPM industry is a key priority for NASSCOM. The association works closely with the government on policy making, represents industry expectations and spreads awareness amongst members about policy changes and its impact.
Tracking the industry, new trends and their impact, opportunity areas for the industry are key focus areas for NASSCOM research. Strategising on long term industry directions as well as annual industry performance, a wide gamut of reports are published by NASSCOM each year.
The Global Trade initiative focuses on expanding outreach to developed and emerging markets. Priorities for the Developed Markets include promoting India as a technology and services hub, collaboration on innovation and policy advocacy on multiple issues including labor mobility and taxation. Exploring new geographies is undertaken through forging relationships, holding events and delegations to promote the business potential, publishing reports on ICT opportunities and work with governments on business treaties and to iron out operational hurdles.
Diversity and Inclusion is a key priority for the industry. To bring this initiative into the mainstream, the NASSCOM Diversity Council focuses on building programs across
The Centre of Excellence – IOT is a joint initiative of Ministry of Electronics and IT, ERNET and NASSCOM and aims to create innovative applications and domain capabilitiy in the space of IOT with a focus on creating competitive business advantage.
NASSCOM’s 10,000 Startups program is an ambitious attempt to scale up the startup ecosystem in India by 10x and enable incubation, funding and support for technology startups in India. NASSCOM organizes and supports workshops, meetups, hackathon, pitches for technology entrepreneurs building innovative solutions, investor and corporate connects in order to build a vibrant tech startup ecosystem in the country.Start-up programs
The objective of IT-ITES Sector Skill Council (SSC) is to create sustainable industry-ready talent pipeline and enhance employability at all levels. Occupational standards, Assessments, Foundation Courses, Specialization curriculum are the key program pillars.
NASSCOM in partnership with the industry has developed a unique initiative – National Skills Registry –a national database of registered and verified knowledge workers in the industry. This database is managed and run by NDML - a fully owned subsidiary of National Securities Depository Limited (NSDL).
Key Focus Areas
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NASSCOM Foundation is the social arm of NASSCOM with a vision to build an inclusive and sustainable India by leveraging the capabilities and competencies of the IT/BPM industry. Key focus areas include
DSCI’s vision is to build programs and enabling policies for the cyberspace to be safe, secure and trusted. Programs span across