NASSCOM Current Affairs - 2020

What is Atal Innovation Mission Artificial Intelligence Step Up Module?

The NITI Aayog, Atal Innovation Mission along with the collaboration of NASSCOM launched the “ATL AI Step Up Module”. It was launched on the eve of independence-day. The module is to drive AI education and innovation to next levels in schools all over India. Highlights The module is considered as the successor of AI Base Read More…

Empowered Group constituted to coordinate COVID-19 related Response Activities

On April 5, 2020, the Government of India constituted an empowered group under the chairmanship of NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant. The group will coordinate with NGOs, private sector and international organizations for COVID-19 related response activities. Highlights The Group consists of three branches of stakeholder. In the first group, the stakeholders are from UN Read More…

“Innovate for Accessible India” Campaign launched by NASSCOM along with Microsoft

The NASSCOM (National Association of Software and Service Companies) recently launched the “Innovate for Accessible India” campaign along with Microsoft India. The other partners of the initiative include Ministry of Science and Technology, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities. About the Initiative The Initiative aims to sort out Read More…

Future Skills: Wipro, NASSCOM launch platform to train 10,000 engineering students

Information Technology firm Wipro has partnered with IT body NASSCOM (National Association of Software and Services Companies) to launch a skilling platform called ‘Future Skills’ for new age technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT) that will reach 10,000 students from over 20 engineering colleges in India. About ‘Future Skills’ Platform The Read More…

NASSCOM Report: India-third largest startups hub in the world

The Nasscom report on Indian Tech Start-Up Ecosystem said that India continues to the third largest start-up ecosystem after China and US. India has added more than 1300 tech start-ups in 2019 according to the report. Between January to September in 2019, there were 8900 to 9300 startups as compared to 7700-8200 a year ago. Read More…