The state of Kerala, situated along the southern tip of the Indian subcontinent, will be home to the country’s second blockchain academy.
The academy, set up jointly by a regional educational institution and an international blockchain learning and development platform, will endeavor to research and provide consulting with blockchain technology.
The collaborative initiative was first announced during a recent workshop on blockchain technology at the state’s coastal capital of Thiruvananthapuram. The blockchain workshop was held at ‘Technopark’, a large IT-dedicated space in the city, and saw participation from a senior research scientist from prominent blockchain-tech giant IBM.
The academy was set up by the Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management-Kerala (IITM-K) and international blockchain learning platform Blockchain Education Network (BEN). Michael Gord of the BEN also participated in the event, speaking about blockchain technology via a video conference.
Dr. Asharaf S, an associate professor at IITM-K pinpointed the areas of focus in which the academy will seek to explore blockchain solutions.
In quotes reported by a regional publication, he stated:
Banking, healthcare, and governance are the three major
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