65% Indian firms now employing gig workers amid tech talent crunch

Nearly 65 per cent of Indian firms are currently employing gig workers, a higher share compared to 57 per cent in 2020, a Nasscom report said on Thursday. However, while the share of organisations employing gig workers has increased, their proportion remains less than 5 per cent of the total workforce (in companies with more than 2,000 full-time employees).

NASSCOM with CGI felicitates ARSI and Padcare Labs

The second edition of awards saw over 500 applications from across the country, among these 39 were shortlisted under seven key categories—Accessibility, Livelihoods, Healthcare, Disaster Management, Education, Environment and COVID-19. 

Nasscom develops Coronavirus tracking platform for Karnataka

Several  IT players collaborated for free to build this platform. The Nasscom Task Force consists of Intel India, Fractal Analytics, Microsoft India, AWS, Mindtree, SAP Labs India, Infosys, Accenture, Wipro, Sprinklr, Tableau, Mapbox and others.

No scrutiny on angel tax if requisite declarations made: FM

In a relief for the start-ups community, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the start-ups and their investors who file requisite declarations and provide information in their returns will not be subjected to any kind of angel tax scrutiny.