Entries open for NASSCOM's innovation award

The NASSCOM Foundation has announced the NASSCOM Social Innovation Honours 2012 (NSIH), its annual flagship event, in collaboration with Genpact. The three-year-old award aims to showcase projects that demonstrate best practices in using Information and Communication Technology for social transformation. Entries for the countrywide competition are now open.

Established in 2008, NSIH recognises unique projects from non-governmental and non-profit organisations, corporates, government/ public sector units, individuals or groups, promising concepts/ideas from students and multi-stakeholder partnerships.

Shortlisted projects get a chance to be mentored by stalwarts from the venture capital and angel investing community, a press release stated.

For the application procedure and details, log on to

IT solutions

IDS Next, an ERP solutions provider for the hospitality sector, announced the launch of PAX, a new range of hotel and restaurant management products.

Primarily targeted at budget hotels, restaurants and fast food joints in the hospitality industry, PAX has been specifically designed and developed to assist hoteliers within this burgeoning hotel segment, a press release stated.

While currently available in India, the launch of PAX products will be phased worldwide, thereby making it available to its global customer base, it added.

Cisco hands over 700 houses

As part of its Corporate Social Responsibility initiative, Cisco Systems handed over more than 700 houses to the State Government to mark the completion of phase III of Project Samudaya, an initiative to

collaborate with the Government in its Asare programme in helping rehabilitate the flood-affected communities in Karnataka, according to a press release.

The handing-over ceremony was held in Chikkamanchal in Raichur district and was presided over by Health Minister B. Sriramulu, and Aravind Sitaraman, president, Inclusive Growth, Cisco Systems.

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