"The temporary move will not be an impediment for the $110 billion exporting software industry," said Nasscom, but noted it will delay issue of H-1B visas to Indian IT firms by six months.
The suspension came even as New Delhi pressed for a fair and rational approach on the matter from a trade and business perspective.
Indian Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar and Commerce Secretary Rita Teotia had told US officials and lawmakers in Washington to treat the visa issue under trade and services and not as an immigration matter.
Nasscom said: "Any change in the visa regime puts pressure on the Indian IT firms as they may result in their operational costs rising and shortage of skilled techies for the outsourcing industry."
"We will take up the issue with the US embassy in India to ensure the movement of our professionals is not hit by process issues," it added.
The US market contributes about 60 per cent of the export revenue for the Indian software sector, led by TCS, Infosys, Wipro, HCL and others.
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