Our Mission - Leveraging ICT for Inclusive and Sustained Economic Growth
India is considered as a pioneer in software development and a favorite destination for IT-enabled services. Today, Indian IT companies such as Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), Wipro, Infosys, HCL are some of the renowned names in the global market for their IT prowess. Global giants like IBM, Motorola, Microsoft, General Electric and many others are using the successful outsourcing strategy and keeping ahead of their rivals - thanks to the competitive advantage gained by investing in India. With only a fraction of the US$ 300 billion market potential addressed so far, a significant space for growth is available.
Realising the wealth of potential in the IT-ITES sector, the central and state governments are working towards creating a sound infrastructure for the IT-ITES sector. Policies are being framed to encourage and support the IT-ITES industry.
Key Segments of IT Services
• Systems integration
• Application Development and Maintenance
• Package implementation
• R&D / product engineering services
• Infrastructure Management Services
• Technical Support
The ICT Division of CII aims to make the Indian ICT industry world class by –
• Continuously providing a platform for understanding and adoption of the new developments & best practices worldwide in ICT.
• Taking up issues and concerns of the Indian ICT industry with the relevant ministries at National and State level.
• Coming up with studies, reports and surveys to help understand the potential of Indian ICT market and the issues faced.
India is considered as a pioneer in software development and a favorite destination for IT-enabled services. Today, Indian IT companies such as Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), Wipro, Infosys, HCL are some of the renowned names in the global market for their IT prowess.
CII, keeping the strengths and potential of the Indian IT scenario in view, strive to enhance these aspects so as to transform the Indian IT identity to an iconic status. The path CII had chosen to further this cause is to organize and encourage thought provoking interactions between the producer and the user industry, Government and Academia. Simultaneously, CII provides a convenient platform for the IT Industry to provide mentorship to some of its segments, when required. We publish reports on various relevant and contemporary aspects of the IT industry to encourage informed discussions and emergence of meaningful action plans. We believe that these processes would help turn the goals envisaged by the Industry into realities, and result in directing the world’s focus on India as the hub of IT.
Key Initiatives / Information
India's infrastructure mission offers high scope for participation by UK companies in financing, technology and PPP. This article by Mr Chandrajit Banerjee, Director General, CII appeared in the Indo-UK partnership supplement of The Economic Times on 18 February 2013.
IAF in collaboration with Ministry of Defence has taken an initiative to set up an academy for the resettlement process of the Air Warriors. The IAF along with CII will take this initiative forward to prepare Air Warriors for resettlement with intent:
This article by Chandrajit Banerjee, Director General, CII, appeared in the Economic Times on 6 September 2012, encapsulating contribution of Indian companies in USA. Mr Banerjee expresses that policymakers in the US will take into account the positive story of the India-US trade and commercial relationship, especially in the context of the IT industry and will help foster a business climate and labour environment that is conducive to the growth of business on both sides.
An ardent supporter of regional integration, Mr Chandrajit Banerjee, Director General, CII, calls for greater economic and people-to-people ties between India and China. While tariff and non-tariff barriers have been reducing and bilateral trade touched $ 74 billion in 2011, there is scope for further engagement, especially in sectors such as IT and pharmaceuticals.
Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and United States-India Educational Foundation (USIEF) announce the Fulbright-Nehru-CII Fellowships for Leadership in Management Program for the academic year 2012-2013. Indian business managers, whose employers would be willing to bear 50% (US$ 18,400) of the total cost (US$ 36,800), may compete to attend this specially designed management program at the Carnegie Mellon University’s Tepper School of Business in Pittsburgh from May 23 to July 31, 2012. Aimed to broaden overall perspectives and to strengthen strategic, functional and leadership skills in global business, this program combines classes with group work, industry visits, and networking.
Complete announcement matter and application materials are available at USIEF website www.usief.org.in.
November 15, 2011 is the application deadline.
76th CII Northern Region Business Outlook Survey is a quarterly study conducted to gauge the sentiment in the economy. Earlier, the survey was conducted bi-annually, but from the 74th Survey onwards the study is conducted on a quarterly basis in order to get a more frequent indicator of business sentiment. The current survey gives an outlook on business sentiments for the first quarter of 2011-12 as compared to the last quarter of 2010-11.
First communication from the CII President to all members after assuming the office of CII, President.
The travails of the global economy appear to be still not behind us, despite gradual recovery during 2010 from the worst global
economic conditions since World War II. Continued fiscal and debt burdens vitiate the recovery process, imparting a degree of
fragility and uncertainty to global economic conditions. The world needs a new source of growth and stability, and India, a
rapidly growing economy with strong internal demand, offers a new opportunity.
India remained relatively untrammeled by the developments in the Eurozone and reverted to close to 9% GDP growth rates in
2010. Growth was broad-based across all sectors, including agriculture, manufacturing and services. Public commitment to
calibrated exit from expansionary fiscal policy and continued corporate and household confidence have helped sustain a
virtuous growth cycle. The resurgence of the rural economy and intensified infrastructure mission further strengthened the
foundations for medium-term growth propensities.
As part of the project, 6 months joint certification courses (which include 4 months class-room training + 2 months internship in relevant industry) have been developed in consultation with industry and are being delivered using advanced methodologies including case studies, interaction with domain experts, case simulation and real life hands-on experience. Post completion of the internship, the deserving students would be assisted for placement offers with suitable organizations. At present the following three certificate programs are being offered
An article on Emerging Cyber Security Trends for 2010 by Mr Ganesan R, Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, PSG College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore – 641 014
Overview of IT, ITeS, Biotech and SEZ Policies of Chandigarh Administration.
We all know that time is a precious commodity and keeping pace with today's advanced technological innovations yields better results. To excel in today's global business environment, we all need an edge on your competition!
TelePresence gives us that edge by creating a viable alternative to traditional face-to-face meetings, without the cost and hassle of travel. The facility is now within our reach since a global network of Public Telepresence Rooms has been launched. Combined with the Telepresence Managed Services offering, our collaboration with internal teams, supply chain and channel partners, service providers and customers will be enhanced and accelerated.
CII News Update
The Annual General Meeting and National Conference of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) will be held on 3rd and 4th April 2013 at New Delhi.
The two-day event would have a galaxy of speakers deliberating on a range of issues that are of importance to India and Indian Industry at the presen.....
Assuring the Indian industry of an enabling policy environment, Minister for Communications and Information Technology, Mr Kapil Sibal stressed on the need for the Indian industry and the Government to work in tandem for realizing new horizons and opportunities in Indian IT sector. Delivering the I.....
Continuous Change and Improvement is the key driver for overall growth of the Organisation said by Dr Krishan Kumar, Former Director, Maruti Centre of Excellence (MACE) in his special address at the 4th Lean Six Sigma Summit organized by Confederation of Indian Industry (CII ) NR in New Delhi, toda.....
India has become the global hub for Shared Services, serving many global companies in search of lower costs, more efficient processes, and economies of scale. However, there exists considerable headroom for taking this concept to another level. In addition, the concept of Shared Services has also h.....
CII Awards & Recognitions
CII and Export Import Bank of India have, in 1994, jointly established the CII-EXIM Bank Award for Business Excellence, with the aim of enhancing the Competitiveness of India Inc. The Award is based on the internationally recognized EFQM Excellence Model.
Confederation of Indian Industry (Southern Region) has launched the Eighth edition of the "Leadership and Excellence Award in Environment Health & Safety (EHS) for the year 2009" in cooperation with SHRIRAM EPC Limited.
The EHS Award was instituted in the year 2002 and it has been grand success every year and has received tremendous response from the industries in the Southern Region.