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Microsoft India and NASSCOM Foundation to launch ‘Innovate for Accessible India’ campaign

Microsoft India and NASSCOM Foundation partnered to launch the ‘Innovate for Accessible India’ campaign. The campaign aims at empowering people with disabilities with the technology required for better access to equal opportunities. The campaign invites applications from students, citizens and social organisations to build customised solutions that address challenges faced by people with disabilities. The ..

NASSCOM and NITI Aayog launch AI-based module for schools

The National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) recently collaborated with NITI Aayog’s Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) to launch an artificial intelligence (AI) based module for Indian school students. The AI-Base Module is to be implemented in nearly 5,000 Atal Tinkering Labs (ATL) and is expected to reach as many as 2.5 million students. ..

Role of AgriTech StartUps in improving Indian Farming

While the Indian economy has lifted millions out of poverty and bludgeoning service industry has prospered our economy, it can be stated without a doubt that India, was, is and will remain for the near future, a primarily agricultural nation. What is happening??? More than half of the Indian Population remains employed in tilling fields, ..

Anil Manibhai Naik current chief of National Skill Development Corporation

The ‘WorldSkills India’s International Cloud Computing Challenge 2019’ will be organized by NASSCOM in partnership with the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC). Ten countries including India are participating in the competition, along with New Zealand, Belgium, Japan, China, South Korea, Russia, Oman and Ireland. The finalists would further compete in the 45th “WorldSkills International Competition ..

Whatsapp and NASSCOM collaborates to curb misinformation

Messaging giant Whatsapp has collaborated with the social arm of the National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) to pass on the digital literacy training. The main motive behind this partnership is to curb misinformation and the spread of fake news. The project is also mandated under NASSCOM Foundation’s ‘Each One Teach Three’ campaign which ..

Nasscom partnered IIT-Madras for training workforce in digital skills

Industry body Nasscom has collaborated with the IIT-Madras for its FutureSkills Platform that is targeted at re-skilling/upskilling 4 million people from the IT-ITeS industry, students entering the workforce and employees of other industries/government on digital skills. The partnership will be directly with the Sector Skills Council (SSC), which is the education and skill development initiative ..

NITI Aayog launches Move Hack hackathon to crowdsource solutions for future of mobility in India

NITI Aayog has launched a global mobility hackathon ” Move Hack” to crowdsource solutions for future of mobility in India. Focused on 10 themes and open to individuals from all nationalities, the hackathon will have an online leg, followed by a Singapore leg, and the finals in New Delhi. The purpose of MoveHack is to ..

Rishad Premji appointed as new Chairman of National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) for 2018-19

Rishad Premji, the chief strategy officer and board member of Wipro Ltd, has been appointed as the new Chairman of the National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) for 2018-19. He succeeded Raman Roy. Rishad is the son of Wipro Chairman Azim Premji. He has been a member of NASSCOM’s Executive Council and was ..