IT sector to lose 6.4 lakh “low-skilled” jobs to automation by 2021: HfS Research Read more at

 

MUMBAI | DELHI: A US-based research firm is predicting that India’s IT services industry will lose 6.4 lakh “low-skilled” jobs to automation in the next five years, quantifying the extent of likely pain for the first time, but Indian industry experts are urging caution and point to the other side of the coin — the creation of new jobs in large numbers.

By 2021, HfS Research said that the IT industry worldwide would see a net decrease of 9% in headcount, or about 1.4 million jobs, wi ..

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