The National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM), the premier trade body and the chamber of commerce of the IT-BPO industries in India, has opened its first office in Kerala. The NASSCOM office at the Park Centre in Technopark, Trivandrum was inaugurated by Som Mittal, President of NASSCOM in the presence of the Chairman, Vice-Chairman and the Executive Council members.
Earlier during the day, the NASSCOM Executive Council meeting was held at the IBS campus in Technopark. This is the first time that Kerala has hosted a NASSCOM Executive Council meeting. According to sources at IBS, the Executive Council members appreciated the way the meeting was organised.
The key priorities that were addressed in the Executive Council meeting were issues related to global protectionism, building an ecosystem for emerging companies and start-ups, creating a partnership with the government for e-governance, build opportunities in new markets, focus on talent development and enhancing data security and privacy. NASSCOM has identified its priorities for the year; spanning across talent development, creating a vibrant SME ecosystem in the country, re-branding the industry to showcase the transformation imperative, aligning with the government agenda on inclusive growth and building emerging opportunities defined by the Perspective 2020 vision.
After the inauguration of the office, representatives from the Trivandrum Development Front made a presentation to the NASSCOM team.
Sourced from Kerala IT News