New Delhi : Top leaders from IT giants Facebook, TCS and Wipro met Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad to discuss the future road map for technology in India and issues such as taxes and visas affecting the USD 118 billion Indian IT-BPO industry.
Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg, IT czar and Wipro Chairman Azim Premji and TCS Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director N Chandrasekaran held separate meetings with the minister.
“We are committed to working closely with the government to bring benefits like connectivity to people. We want to work together in areas like e-governance, education to connect people and the world,” Sandberg said after her meeting.
Sources said Premji and Chandrasekaran met Prasad and discussed issues affecting the Indian IT sector. “The discussions were around concerns of the major IT companies, including issues like visa, tax and security of employees,” they said.