- Nasscomm has said the IT-BPM industry will add nearly 1.5 lakh jobs in 2017-18
- In previous fiscal it added 1.7 lakh jobs
- Indian IT export is expected to grow at 7 to 8 per cent
Nasscomm President R Chandrasekhar briefed about the projections of IT industry on Thursday (Representative Photo)
HYDERABAD: Indian IT export is projected to grow by 7-8 per cent in 2017-18, industry body Nasscom said in its guidance today. The domestic market is expected to grow 10-11 per cent, it said.
The IT-BPM industry is expected to add 1.3-1.5 lakh new jobs during 2017-18, Nasscom president R Chandrashekhar told reporters here. In the previous fiscal, the industry’s net hiring stood at 1.7 lakh.
The size of the Indian IT industry is pegged at $154 billion, including $11 billion incremental revenues added in the previous fiscal, according to Nasscom.