Crossroads for Indian Tech Talent
Australia, Singapore, UK and America are changing their skilled migrant visa programmes which will adversely affect Indian techies planning on working abroad. Obviously Indian IT industry will also face this popular protectionist backlash. The exports of Indian tech skills will be impacted
Outsourcing contracts in which IT services providers have been trying to send low-cost resources to foreign markets will be impacted. How are Indian techies are perceived overseas? There maybe a shift in terms of profiles of IT workers that are likely to be deployed in those countries.
Returning Indian techies will create oversupply of talent in India. This may give a boost to India's tech industry at home and its startup ecosystem.