National Skills Registry
In the Indian economy, Indian ITeS and IT industry has originated as one of the rapidly growing exports industry. The industry prospers on the determination it adores among the clients around the world. NASSCOM has taken up many actions. To find the void in the judicial structure between various primary client countries and India, NASSCOM has done extensive research.
It finds the void and settled through the client countries that gaps are minor and also formed instructions to Indian government, wherever changes were compulsory. In India, it has assist Police system to create capacity by educating the police force to supervise the cyber safety. To improve competitiveness and confidence of Indian IT industry, NASSCOM is working on many enterprises.
One of the main burden that international clients now is that the private and personal details of their citizens is managed by employees of Indian IT industry and IT industry does not recognized them properly. Indian IT industry has realized this concern by appointed third party organizations to perform background check of persons chosen to be engaged in the IT industry.
In one of the main mission to address the problem of effort and time needed for background check quality and eliminate the restrictions elaborated in the procedure, NASSCOM has taken the priority by making NSR (Nationals Skills Registry).
What is the National Skills Registry?
NASSCOM, via a subsidiary of NSDL has begin to operate, maintain and create a national database of verified and registered workforce (ITES and IT professionals) for its member companies via an internet based system called as NSR (National Skills Registry). The main objective of National Skills Registry (NSR) is to create a permanent life-time profile for every person working in the ITeS and IT industry.
These profiles will be identified uniquely and are based up on bio-metric data of every employee of ITeS and IT industry. It also includes the background check results conducted by a professional third-party agency. NSR will host an information fact sheet relating to prospective and existing employees of Indian BPO/IT & ITeS industry.
Companies registered with NASSCOM can access this information fact sheet to check the legitimacy of the background check report of IT & ITeS professionals, for example, Employment, Academic and Personal information of the persons. This information can be used by the BPO / ITeS & IT industry and their clients as a valuable information source relating to the professionals registered. This industry standard and source of information will be very useful for the registered professionals, clients of the industry and the industry itself.
To decrease the effort and time in performing the background check and to fulfill various restrictions in the background check procedure, industry called NASSCOM. Therefore, NASSCOM has created NSR (National Skills Registry) to fulfill this need.
The background check procedure is very costly. Within the industry, whenever an employee switch jobs from one employer to another, then each next employer spends his precious time and resources on the similar background check which is a waste of time as well as money. To effectively check the quality of background check performed by a background checking agency, employers don’t have proper time.
NASSCOM has regularly checking to discover the fields in which the Indian governance structures, industry and practices required to be improved to satisfies its global clients. It will also maintain the India’s leadership and develop the non-economic competing hurdles. NSDL Data Management Ltd. (NDML) will appoint Point of Service (POS). it will scan signature, photograph and fingerprints of ITP and upload this data to NSR system. In the office of the employer, point of service install a mobile setup to save the time in finishing the formality by ITP. ITP is issued a unique identification number by the system. This uniqueness is decided and based on the fingerprints properties comparison, which is registered for various ITPs in the system.