ESC brings over 70 Indian companies at Gitex Technology Week

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Staff Report

Electronics and Computer Software Export Promotion Council (ESC) is once again ensuring Indian participation in a big way at GITEX Technology Week 2018, which is being held at Dubai World Trade Centre from 14-18 October 2018.

ESC has been facilitating Indian participation on a regular basis at GITEX to take advantage of the booming IT market in the Gulf and leveraging that association for getting businesses for Indian IT companies from multitude of large global corporations, which are executing projects in the region,” says Kamal Vachnai, Regional Director, Middle East, ESC.

“GITEX” is continuing to emerge the largest and the most impressive ICT event of its kind in the Middle East. Naturally, India has a great stake in the booming Middle East, Africa, Asia and European markets for which Dubai is the gateway. Thus the event provides the participating Indian ICT companies opportunities for scouting the expanding Middle East market, asserts D.K. Sareen, Executive Director, ESC.

ESC has been participating at the GITEX consistently for several years and the participating Indian companies under ESC’s banner have reported high degree of satisfaction. The participating Indian companies have reported to have bagged significant businesses, forged joint ventures, marketing tie ups, etc. with the buyers visiting the exhibition.

“This year in 2018 at GITEX Dubai, over 35 Indian ICT companies are participating at the India Pavilion organised by ESC. Vipul, Consul General of India in Dubai inaugurated the India Pavilion at GITEX 2018. Vipul appreciated the efforts taken by Kamal Vachani, Regional Director of ESC in increasing the IT and Software Services exports to Middle East.

India pavilion highlights innovative ICT products & services including Cyber Security Solutions ,Mobile Tablets, Power Chargers (Power Banks), Portable PCs, Thin clients and IT Accessories, Software Products on E-Commerce, Time & Attendance, Visitor Management, ELearning Systems, Survey Builder, Quality Mgmt solutions, CMS, CRM, Event Management, Technical Skills in Microsoft .Net, Open Source PHP / RoR, VC++, Qt and Web Design, User Interface (UI) Design, Interactive CBTs, 2D/3D Animations ,Hr & Finance Solutions, Project Management System & Team & Time, Payroll., Biometrics, RFID, Touch-Screen Kiosks, SMS & eMail services, Online Payment Gateways, ERP, Data analysis, Biometric Vertical,

Tailor-Made Vertical, Examination Vertical, Learning Management System (LMS), Vehicle Trackers and Personal Trackers, Software Development Services, Outsourced Product, Development, Enterprise Mobility, Cloud Computing, Enterprise Server development, Oracle E-Business Suite, Enterprise Application, Implementation & Support, Cloud, Offshore/ Global Outsourcing & Software Development Services, iOS App Development, Mobile App Development, PHP Web Development, Ecommerce Development, CRM Development and Integration, Telecommunication Products, Energy Sector, Banking, Financial Inclusions, Digital Signage, Enterprise Asset Management / CMMS, Web Portal Development, BPO etc.

Export Scenario

It is estimated that electronics goods export to Middle Eastern countries during 2017-18 is valued at US$885 million. Amongst the ME countries, UAE is the top destination for India’s electronics export followed by Saudi Arabia. The Middle East is the third top region for India’s electronics exports with a share of 15%.

Export of software and related services to Middle East has reached to a level of US$2,340 million estimated in 2017-18.

India’s total export of electronics hardware during 2017-18 is estimated to be US$6,072 million and that of computer software and services is estimated to be US$120 billion. – abdulbasit@theuaenews.com