Women are vital part of India's IT workforce'

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Bangalore, Nov 19: NASSCOM President Som Mittal on Wednesday, Nov 19 said Women consttuted a vital part of India's IT workforce and the industry will continue to attract more women employees and leaders.

Speaking at the third annual IT Women Leadership Summit here he said the Indian IT-BPO industry was a highly diverse and an inclusive industry. It has set world class HR policies in all areas including recruitments, training, retaining and promoting strategic business plans. NASSCOM announced the winners of Gender Inclusivity Awards at the Summit. The awards, in the second year now, honour companies in the IT-BPO industry which have implemented outstanding practices that promote gender empowerment and women leadership development.

The winning companies included Infosys, IBM Daksh and IBM India.

The 'NASSCOM IT Women Leadership Summit', now in its third year is expected to provide an insight into non-conventional growth ladders in organisations, effective training in skills and competence for IT and BPO women professionals, NASSCOM Vice president Sangeetha Gupta said.


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