IT sector Current Affairs - 2020

CP Gurnani appointed as Chairman of NASSCOM

The National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) has appointed CP Gurnani as its Chairman for 2016-17 and Raman Roy as vice chairman for the period. Currently, Gurnani is Managing Director (MD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Tech Mahindra. He is a chemical engineer from the National Institute of Technology, Rourkela. He has Read More…

Union Government releases Indian Intellectual Property Panorama

Union Government has released Indian Intellectual Property (IP) Panorama to increase awareness and build sensitivity towards IP in the SME sector, academia and researchers The IP Panorma is a single window interface for information on IP and guidance on leveraging it for competitive advantage. It can be accessed at http://ict-ipr.in/index.php/ip-panorama. Key facts The Indian IP Read More…

India moves to WTO against US on temporary working visa issue

India has filed a complaint against the United States decision to impose high fees L-1 and H-1B categories of temporary working visas in the World Trade Organisation (WTO). US had imposed fees on certain applicants for L-1 and H-1B categories of non-immigrant temporary working visas into the country, According to India US measure is inconsistent Read More…

President dedicates India’s first IT co-operative UL Cyber Park in Kozhikode

President Pranab Mukherjee dedicated India’s first co-operative society in Information Technology (IT) sector UL CyberPark in Kozhikode, Kerala. The IT Park has been set up by a labour cooperative society, Uralungal Labour Contract Cooperative Society (ULCCS). It is built on 25 acre land in Nellikode in Kozhikode district at the cost of Rs. 270 crore. It Read More…

Wipro buys HealthPlan Services

India’s third largest IT exporter Wipro Limited has acquired US based healthcare technology firm HealthPlan Services for US 460 million dollars. This acquisition was part of the Wipro’s traditional “string of pearls” acquisition strategy and it shall help company to strengthen its position in the US health insurance market. It will help Wipro to participate Read More…