Toronto November 15, 2021: Canada India Foundation hosted a reception for the NASSCOM delegation, consisting of over 40 of India’s talented IT leaders, who are on an 11-day tour of Canada. NASSCOM is India’s premier IT industry association with over 3000 members. The 40+ strong delegation to Canada represented among them a wide gamut of IT and BPM services, across Software Development, Technology Outsourcing and Consultancy, AI-enabled automation, CRM, data science, cloud migration, data analytics, cyber security, and game and app development.
Welcoming the delegation to Canada, the Chair of CIF, Satish Thakkar, said: “We consider this a privilege to be able to host you — you represent an industry that clearly has earned the respect and admiration of the world.”
He outlined the journey of India’s IT sector in the past two decades to reach the heights it has achieved. He noted, “As you continue on your tour of the rest of Canada, you will find that our industry and governments provide a very welcoming environment for businesses that want to set up operations in Canada. This is also an ideal launchpad to expand your sphere of activity to other jurisdictions in both the North American and South American continents.”
Thakkar also made a strong pitch for joint efforts between like-minded organizations like CIF and NASSCOM to pursue goals that would benefit the businesses and people in both countries. He stated: “This is an opportunity for all of us to get on board to realize each other’s goals. CIF is a trusted name familiar to a large number of businesses and political leaders here in Canada. We can act as a strong bridge that connects and helps create synergies between NASSCOM members and their Canadian…