Kolkata, 6th July 2017: The National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) have organized IT Awards for EASTERN INDIA Information Technology Companies today at JW Marriott Hotel, Kolkata. The event has served as a platform for major Technology companies in EAST to be awarded across three specific segments- IT Services, IT products and BPM (Business Process Management).
For each of the three segments, awards were given among emergence, growth and enterprise companies (by revenue categorisations), so that smaller but upcoming promising companies can be inspired as well.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Kamal Agarwala, Chairman, Eastern Regional Council, NASSCOM, said, “This is an initiative to acknowledge and award the IT performers from Eastern India. Our objective is to encourage them with this acknowledgement and highlight their good work in front of global IT leaders. I am sure this will help them to grow further and establish as global companies from EAST.”
The highlight of the evening was the presence of Hon’ble Chief Minister of West Bengal, Smt. Mamata Banerjee, who interacted with Technology leaders and also appreciated the initiative from NASSCOM. Present in this occasion were the NASSCOM Executive Council leaders, who flew in from different parts of India.
Mr. Nirupam Chaudhuri, Regional Head – EAST, NASSCOM reiterated, “Presence of our Hon’ble Chief Minister took the event to the next scale and inspired the feeling among local ecosystem that Technology is among the priority sectors in this Eastern hub and we look forward to engaging conversations culminating in few bigger players investing in the State”.
About The National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM): It is a trade association of Indian Information technology & BPO industry. It is a global trade body with over 2000 members of which over 250 are international based companies. NASSCOM members are in the business of software development, software services, software products. It facilitates business & trade in software and services & encourages the advancement of research in software technology, e-commerce & web services, engineering services off-shoring and animation and gaming. NASSCOM’s membership base constitutes over 95% of the industry revenues in India and employs over 3.1 million professionals.
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