IT sector Current Affairs, GK & News

300 in Wipro fired for moonlighting

Wipro has sacked employees who were involved in moonlighting. What is Moonlighting? Moonlighting is the term used to describe an individual taking up a second job or multiple other work assignments besides his full-time job. The practice of working for multiple organizations while committing to one primary workplace has been taking place without the employer’s ..

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Kerala IT Corridors

In the budget of Kerala that was presented by Finance Minister KN Balagopal, importance has been given to the IT sector of the state, with the focus being given to the futuristic 5G networks. Overview: Expeditious steps will be initiated by the Kerala government to bring the 5G system to the state and to move ..

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Second Round of Quarterly Employment Survey

The Union Ministry of Labour and Employment recently released the second round of Quarterly Employment Survey. According to the survey, nine sectors hired two lakh people. This accounted to 85% of the total employment of the country. The survey was for the period July to September 2021. Key Findings of the Survey The total employment ..

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Women Wizards Rule Tech programme launched by NASSCOM to increase number of women in senior levels in IT industry

Indian IT industry’s apex body NASSCOM (National Association of Software & Services Companies) has launched ‘Women Wizards Rule Tech’ programme to increase number of women in senior levels in Information Technology (IT) industry. The programme was announced in March 2018 at Nasscom Diversity and Inclusion Summit in Chennai as joint initiative by Nasscom Sector Skills ..

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Government to expand BPO promotion scheme for rural youth to 1 lakh seats

Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MeitY) is planning to expand its India BPO Promotion Scheme to 1 lakh seats from current 48,000 seats. It will also set up 5th and India’s largest National data centre (NDC) in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh with capacity of 5 lakh virtual servers. NDCs host government websites, services and apps, ..

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TCS becomes first Company to close over Rs. 7 Trillion Market Cap

India’s IT major Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) became first listed company in India to close day’s trade with market capitalisation (m cap) of over Rs. 7 lakh crore (over $103 billion). M cap is value of company that is traded on stock market, calculated by multiplying total number of shares by present share price. Key ..

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