New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) IT industry body Nasscom on Saturday announced a partnership with the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras for reskilling students and employees in the Information Technology sector and IT-enabled Services (ITeS).
The partnership is aimed at building an able workforce to support the industry and other stakeholders, Nasscom said in a statement. "This collaboration is in line with Nascomm's FutureSkills Platform, that is targeted at reskilling or upskilling four million people from the IT-ITeS industry, students entering the workforce and employees of other industries and government who need to learn digital skills of the future," it said. Commenting on the partnership, Amit Aggarwal, CEO, IT-ITeS Sector Skills Council, Nasscom, said this MoU "will be a significant catalyst for the IT-ITeS industry's FutureSkills initiative, which aims to get India accelerated on the path to becoming the global hub for talent for the new emerging technologies like AI (Artificial Intelligence), IoT (Internet of Things), cyber security, big data, cloud and blockchain."
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Saturday said it has seized assets worth Rs 20.87 crore of Dabur India Director Pradip Burman and properties worth Rs 10.28 crore of Emmar MGF Managing Director Shravan Gupta, for holding assets abroad.
The Directorate said that seizure order was issued pursuant to investigation which revealed that Burman has deposited US$32,12,000 in his account with Zurich branch of the HongKong and Sanghai Banking Corporation (HSBC), in Switzerland.
The agency said in a statement, the money deposited was in contravention of the Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA), and the amount had not been remitted to India to date.
The ED said the seizure of assets of Gupta were made for holding US$15,40,650 in HSBC, Switzerland in contravention of the FEMA.
"Investigation conducted so far has revealed that Gupta had parked US$15,40,650 with HSBC, Switzerland and failed to produce any evidence of bringing the entire amount back to India to date," the agency said.