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“The NASSCOM Design4India Design Awards is a goldmine where you get to meet industry design leaders” – Nitin Sethi, Vice President Digital, Indigo Airlines

In the lead up to NASSCOM Design4India Design Awards 2019, we asked our Design Titans jury panelist Nitin Sethi, about how the NASSCOM Design4India Design Awards is impacting the design ecosystem. Here are the key takeaways. WHAT DO YOU THINK ABOUT THE NASSCOM DESIGN4INDIA INITIATIVE? As a participant, it’s a gold mine where you get to meet industry design leaders. I love the initiative from the c...

NASSCOM’s suggestions to address the KYC challenges faced by Prepaid Payment Instruments (PPIs)

Context The fintech industry continues to grapple with challenges around e-KYC. The recent circular from Ministry of Finance, dated May 9, 2019, has been much appreciated by the industry. However, the same has been rendered ineffective due to certain requirements in the circular and a lack of common understanding between the regulators and the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) with ...

Mobycy – Solving the last mile connectivity

Public transport across urban cities has seen inclusion of a variety of modes of transport over the last decade shifting from just buses and autos, to metros and cabs. Of all these metro is the most green and congestion free mode of public transport. Last Mile Connectivity – A key deterrent for growth of metro ridership However, despite it being the most comfortable and cost effective mode of publ...

Discussing agri data with Pak Regi Wahyu, HARA

I was privileged to have good discussions with Pak Regi Wahyu about how he is trying to solve biggest problem in AgTech today. Which is data. His company HARA connects rural smallholder farmers with banks, insurance companies and input producers through data, by simply sharing the usually hard to obtain data. Within this ecosystem, good information is the basis for inclusion. Moreover, the data is...

4 P’s of DLP (Data Leak Prevention)

IT security is entering a new phase. According to a recent APWG phishing trends report, in the first quarter of 2019, phishing of SaaS and webmail services surpassed payment services. This is an important inflection point for the new industry when one must take stock of the emerging threats.  According to Verizon’s 2019 data breach investigations report, 34% of breaches involved internal actors. F...

Policy Update: Launch of Complaint Management System by RBI

08.07.2019 Context In a move aimed at improving its grievance redressal process, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) launched a Complaint Management System (CMS) portal on 24 June. The portal acts as a single window for lodging complaints against any RBI regulated entity, such as commercial banks, urban co-operative banks, non-banking financial companies (NBFCs), etc. All complaints lodged on the CMS ...

UK Policy Update: Foreign Affairs Committee report on UK-India Relations

The UK Foreign Affairs Committee (FAC) recently published a report titled Building Bridges: Reawakening UK-India ties, following their “Global Britain” inquiry, to which NASSCOM submitted written evidence in September 2018. The report is very positive about the UK-India relationship and makes a number of recommendations on skills, migration and trade policy. Specifically, the report recommends tha...

Innovate2Transform: An AI Check For Quality Tobacco Leaves

Artificial Intelligence is among the sharpest tools available today to perform manual tasks with precision and accuracy. In an agrarian society like India, AI has proven to be helpful in grading and sorting produce. Algorithms can sift through tonnes of agricultural produce to identify defects, growth patterns and viability of the products for sale. Recently, ITC Agri Business Division (ABD) opted...

Leader Talk: Interview with Rahul Kanodia – Vice Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Datamatics Global Services ltd.

1.Please tell us about the ways in which emerging tech is helping you in your business – particularly AI. Technology is moving at a very fast pace.  AI, mobility, cloud, robotics, AR/VR and advanced analytics are the top 6 emerging technologies. Out of the 6, AI   sits atop all of these, leverages Big Data to render smarter solutions – whether it’s document management, analyzing content or p...

Government of Telangana Mandates Registration of Internal Complaints Committee (ICC) setup under POSH Act

The Department of Women Development and Child Welfare of Government of Telangana has recently launched a Web-Portal to provide a single window access to women employees to register their complaint against Sexual Harassment at Workplace.  The POSH (Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013, requires establishments with more than or equal to 10 employe...

Innovate2Transform: Axis Bank Addressing Financial Crime Management With AI & ML

India’s banking industry has been one of the most resilient and transformative industries in recent times. One cannot overlook the tremendous impact of technology on banks in the recent decade. India’s digital payments ecosystem is among the most advanced in the world, with its Immediate Payment Service (IMPS) being the only system at level 5 in the Faster Payments Innovation Index (FPII). With 27...

Sixth Sensor – Working towards a better road safety

A father and son duo were inspired to look for safety solutions for the Indian market when a young son meets an accident in the US and is saved because of the safety systems in the vehicle in 2012. That’s the story of Paritosh Dagli and Rajesh Dagli who have designed Sixth Sensor – India’s first Collison avoidance system. “The goal was to have a safety system for all kinds of vehicles in Ind...