About NASSCOM Foundation.
NASSCOM Foundation is a trust registered under the Indian Trust Act 1882. Our vision is to leverage Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) for empowering and transforming the lives of the under served. One of the primary reasons for the formation of the Foundation was the commitment of NASSCOM and its member companies to promote social development through the application of ICT.
The Foundation has two functional program areas - Fostering ICT for development and promoting Business Responsibility (BR) within the IT industry in India. The Foundation is engaged in a number of initiatives, which are multifaceted and leverage on the power of partnerships with the implementing agencies, industry, government bodies & people at the grassroots.
At the Foundation, we believe that ICT helps underserved population access information, services and opportunities which build their capacities to realize their potential. NASSCOM’s member companies have been engaged in various initiatives via the Foundation and we intend to become a catalyst, encouraging these corporates to do more, capturing best practices, and promoting and assisting their replication. The Foundation also aims to facilitate and strengthen the BR space to a wider understanding of contribution to development and towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals.
The Foundation's head office is based in New Delhi and a regional office in Mumbai.