The outsourcing industry in the Philippines, which has dethroned India as the country with the most call centres in the world, is worried that the rise of artificial intelligence (AI) will eat into the $23 billion sector.
Washington: India has “very strongly” raised the issue of H-1B and L1 visas with the US, Union Minister Suresh Prabhu said on Saturday, asserting that the American economy will find it difficult to cope with the reality as it has been immensely benefited by Indian IT professionals.
Chennai: The state government has established a 50-seater rural BPO (Business Process Outsourcing) centre at Navalur-Kuttapattu village in Tiruchy in the state through Elcot, in an effort aimed at training the rural youth on BPO and thereby prevent their migration to cities.
Bengaluru: The country’s third largest IT services firm, Wipro, on Wednesday said that Americans form over 50 per cent of its workforce in the United States.
New Delhi: Finance minister Arun Jaitley raised the issue of tightening of H-1B visa regime with US commerce secretary Wilbur Ross and emphasised contributions of the skilled Indian professionals to US economy.
New Delhi: Commenting on the US H-1B visa issue that has New Delhi worried over the possible fallout for Indian professionals, India on Thursday said it is “not an immigration issue” but rather “a trade and services issue”. It also said that while an executive order had been signed in the US — to review…
New Delhi: Concerned over Indian companies getting hit by tightening of US visa rules, Union Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today said the “whole debate” has to be expanded to include several American firms that are earning their profits in India.
New Delhi: US President Donald Trump’s move to tighten the visa regime indicates a more “aggressive” monitoring and enforcement of the H-1B programme by America, industry body Nasscom said today.
Kozhikode: India was among the top countries in the world on most parameters which characterize digital economy, said Union Electronics & IT Additional Secretary Dr Ajay Kumar. He added that India was a well known global powerhouse of IT/ITeS outsourcing. But it was also emerging as a destination for electronics manufacturing and start-ups. He was…
Washington: More than 100 start-ups today urged President Donald Trump to not issue any executive order on H-1B visas, arguing that American tech firms rely heavily on the visas and called the travel ban on citizens from seven Muslim-majority nations “morally and economically misguided”.