TechSoup’s partner in India, the NASSCOM Foundation is the charitable of NASSCOM, the leading voice of the Indian IT industry. To date, NASSCOM Foundation has launched more than 250 rural knowledge centres, built capacities of over 300 thousand community members in IT and related skills, supported more than 100 social innovators through grants and industry mentoring, empowered over 100,000 youth through job skills and increase their employability, and is currently operating 150 National Digital Literacy Centers impacting 6 million people.

In addition to their technology discounts and donations program, some of their other programs include:

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Digi-monetization of India

In November 2016, India announced a complete ban on the 1000 and 500 rupee notes, as part of the government’s efforts to crack down on the counterfeit economy. Operating on a 95% cash transaction basis, the sudden move to a sudden cashless economy left the majority of Indians in a panic – vendors who mostly … Continue reading Digi-monetization of India

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CSR Capacity Building

Nascomm Foundation Business Responsibility Forums help India IT-BPM companies to develop impactful CSR programs.