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Covid-19 may trigger third wave of outsourcing for Indian IT industry

Goldman Sachs report says that more technology roles likely to move to India

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The global brokerage firm expects that the top 5 Indian IT service providers are expected to grow at about 12.6 per cent (in average) in FY22 as compared to earlier estimate of 9.7 per cent.

Sai Ishwar Mumbai
Much like the Y2K problem and global financial crisis in 2008, Covid-19 too is expected to result in an increasing number of technology roles globally finding their way to India as ‘work from anywhere’ becomes the new accepted norm. 

According to a recent report by Goldman Sachs, in the past also, major crisis have led to a sharp increase in outsourcing and even offshoring particularly to India. This is primarily on the back of lower wages for technology developers as compared to developed economies, and an increasing annual base of engineering graduates. During FY17-FY19, the base of digitally skilled IT

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First Published: Aug 31 2020 | 6:54 PM IST

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