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India must become talent hub post-Covid to draw global investments: Nasscom

IT body chief says it is launching a Rs 436-crore reskilling project on PPP basis to help build digital fluencies in emerging technologies such as AI and cybersecurity

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Our goal is to train as many people as possible where digital skills will be required and not just IT professionals, said the Nasscom chief said

Sai Ishwar Mumbai
India's information technology industry must prioritise on realigning existing talent with emerging technologies and drive innovation to stand out in the post-pandemic world.

"I want India to be the hub for digital talent and innovation-—two elements that are going to be critical in the hyper-digital economy going forward," said Debjani Ghosh, president, Nasscom. "We already have an absolute advantage in terms of talent but we need to do a lot of work in innovation space like ensuring a right policy framework to take risks, try new things and make it easy for filing patents in India," she said while speaking virtually

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First Published: Jul 16 2020 | 6:36 PM IST

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