India is a country that is seeing rapid and steady advancement in the world of technology. Recently, Kerala Blockchain Academy(KBA) has started a new program, Kerala Blockchain Academy Innovation Club(KBIAC)-Decentralized India Chapter. This is an initiative that is backed up by the government under the Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management- Kerela(IIITM-K).
KBA is working with the University of Nicosia(UNIC) and Block.co, a blockchain-based startup from Cyprus to launch KBIAC. With this program, they aim to give global exposure to student members from across campuses to join the initiative.
During a function in C-DAC Auditorium in Technopark recently, Chandrasekaran Pandurangan, a professor from IIT Madras, explained how blockchain had triggered a wave of interest in the technology sector because of the immense possibilities.
KBA has also decided to work on a project jointly with Kerala Startup Mission(KSUM), to set up Kerala Blockchain Academy Innovation Clubs(KBAICs) in different academic institutions.