INDIAN IT/ITES INDUSTRY : IMPACTING  ECONOMY  & SOCIETY   Saurabh Srivastava Chairman – NASSCOM Foundation
<ul><li>Analyses direct & indirect contribution to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Economic growth </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Creat...
Contribution to Economic Growth <ul><li>GDP share increased from 1.2% in FY98 to 5.2% in FY07 </li></ul><ul><li>Export ear...
Balanced regional development <ul><li>Large companies have 33 to 50% of their employees from non-metro/rural areas.  </li>...
Contribution to Diversity in Employment <ul><li>64% of companies surveyed employ people with disabilities </li></ul><ul><l...
Human Resource Development <ul><li>Top 5 software companies alone investing approx USD 430mn </li></ul><ul><li>68% of comp...
Socially relevant initiatives <ul><li>85% of companies surveyed participate in socially relevant initiatives </li></ul><ul...
Socially relevant initiatives <ul><li>Healthcare sector - infrastructure development, leveraging technology to enhance rea...
Socially relevant initiatives <ul><li>Other initiatives   </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Micro finance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>H...
Focus of NASSCOM Foundation <ul><li>Contributing to Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) </li></ul><ul><li>NF STEP (Sustain...
Industry Aspiration <ul><li>Indian IT / ITES industry displayed tremendous innovation and entrepreneurship in making its m...
Thank You   [email_address]
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Introduction to Information Technology as Catalyst for Change, Saurabh Srivastava,NASSCOM Foundation

  1. 1. INDIAN IT/ITES INDUSTRY : IMPACTING ECONOMY & SOCIETY Saurabh Srivastava Chairman – NASSCOM Foundation
  2. 2. <ul><li>Analyses direct & indirect contribution to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Economic growth </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Creating diversity in employment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Human resource development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Community through socially relevant initiatives </li></ul></ul>NASSCOM – Deloitte Study
  3. 3. Contribution to Economic Growth <ul><li>GDP share increased from 1.2% in FY98 to 5.2% in FY07 </li></ul><ul><li>Export earnings in FY08 approx. USD 40 bn </li></ul><ul><li>Largest employer in organised private sector </li></ul><ul><li>Direct and Indirect employment approaching 10 million </li></ul><ul><li>Low quality, low tech  world class technology services/products, competing globally and winning on quality </li></ul><ul><li>65% of companies worldwide with SEI-CMM Level 5 are from India </li></ul><ul><li>Front runner in practicing good corporate governance </li></ul><ul><li>Spurring first generation entrepreneurship </li></ul><ul><li>Sharing wealth through ESOPs - creating salaried millionaires </li></ul><ul><li>He lped create brand of “New India” </li></ul>
  4. 4. Balanced regional development <ul><li>Large companies have 33 to 50% of their employees from non-metro/rural areas. </li></ul><ul><li>Move to Tier II / III cities, creating huge employment opportunities & economic impact </li></ul><ul><li>Case Study - Bhubaneshwar </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Software exports above Rs. 1,000 crores, CAGR above 150% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>All major companies and 300 SMEs (CAGR of 117%) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Demand for IT professionals to reach 430,000 by 2011-12 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>45 engineering colleges, up from 10 in ‘02 </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Contribution to Diversity in Employment <ul><li>64% of companies surveyed employ people with disabilities </li></ul><ul><li>Executive development programs for people with disabilities </li></ul><ul><li>Women employ ment set to increase to 45% by 2010 from the current 30% </li></ul><ul><li>Largest employer of young people - average age 28.9 years in IT, lower in BPO </li></ul>
  6. 6. Human Resource Development <ul><li>Top 5 software companies alone investing approx USD 430mn </li></ul><ul><li>68% of companies offer scholarships for higher education </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborating with Government / private educational institutes for bridging gap between training imparted and industry requirement </li></ul><ul><li>Setting benchmarks for employee friendly work environments </li></ul>
  7. 7. Socially relevant initiatives <ul><li>85% of companies surveyed participate in socially relevant initiatives </li></ul><ul><li>In education alone top six companies impacted over 1,750,000 lives during 2006-07 </li></ul><ul><li>68% companies focus on Access, Retention, Quality </li></ul><ul><li>Computer based literacy programmes have helped over 90,000 illiterate people develop reading skills across 1400 centres </li></ul><ul><li>NASSCOM Knowledge network now has 150 centres across 12 states & 75 districts creating enabling environment for underserved communities </li></ul>
  8. 8. Socially relevant initiatives <ul><li>Healthcare sector - infrastructure development, leveraging technology to enhance reach, building portals & applications, emergency medical services, health awareness </li></ul><ul><li>Emergency medical services initiative has responded to 500,000 emergencies and saved 20,000 lives </li></ul><ul><li>Rural BPO initiative has imparted over 150,000 person hours of quality training and produced over 500,000 person hours of world class delivery </li></ul>
  9. 9. Socially relevant initiatives <ul><li>Other initiatives </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Micro finance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hardware / software donations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tools / applications for visually impaired </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Upliftment of women and children </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Conservation of resources – energy, water, paper, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Livelihood opportunities for marginalised </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tree plantations, awareness campaigns around environment </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Focus of NASSCOM Foundation <ul><li>Contributing to Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) </li></ul><ul><li>NF STEP (Sustainability through Education, Employability and Entrepreneurship) </li></ul><ul><li>NASSCOM Knowledge Network over 30,000 impacted </li></ul><ul><li>Building ICT @ the Grassroots (BiG) through training </li></ul><ul><li>BiG Tech (www.bigtech.in) </li></ul><ul><li>Helping SME’s undertake community initiatives: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Info on best practises, investment opportunities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Advice and support to improve impact/ effectiveness </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Initiating award / recognition systems to encourage more companies adopt socially relevant initiatives </li></ul>
  11. 11. Industry Aspiration <ul><li>Indian IT / ITES industry displayed tremendous innovation and entrepreneurship in making its mark globally </li></ul><ul><li>It is determined to leverage the same strengths to make a difference locally </li></ul>
  12. 12. Thank You [email_address]

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