The IT services sector will need 150,000 employees while the BPO sector will need 350,000 trained personnel.According to the Mckinsey report 2005, "The country will need 2.3 million professionals to meet the $60 billion export revenue target by then. But the present education system will be able to churn out only 7,00,000. Besides 2.3 Million, it will provide indirect employment to another 6.5 million workers...Excerpt from Nascom Mckinsey Report
Recently India's National Association of Software and Service Companies (Nasscom) announced the launch of a National Skills Registry (NSR) for IT and business process outsourcing (BPO) professionals.
The registry, which is online at https://www.nationalskillsregistry.com, aims to strengthen security in Indian IT and BPO by providing potential employers with information on employees, said Sunil Mehta, vice president of Nasscom in Delhi, India.
Nasscom is looking at the feasibility of having a similar registry for employees of industry contractors as well. "We believe the entire ecosystem has to be protected," Mehta said.
Source: 1Prashanth RaiTag(s):ITES