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Emurgo academy to create blockchain experts in India

Emurgo academy to create blockchain experts in India

Mumbai, Feb 26 (UNI) Commercial and venture arm of the Cardano project Emurgo formally announced its entry into the Indian market with the establishment of Emurgo Academy in Bangalore, a statement here said.

At the launch of academy Dr. K R Venugopal, Vice Chancellor, Bangalore University said, “Out of the 4 million IT workforce in India, approximately 1.5 million of them are based in Bangalore. The academy will provide a platform to connect developers and organizations, enabling them learn the blockchain technology and implement it in their own business verticals. This will definitely open up better and newer opportunities for job aspirants in this field.”

Emurgo Academy is the launch pad of Emurgo Global’s entire education business line in India.

The programs have been designed to target the need to upskill or reskill working professionals, under graduates and freshers looking for jobs using blockchain technology.

All working professionals will be required to take a self-assessment test to evaluate their eligibility for the Executive Program while IT programming developers will need minimum of two years’ work experience alongside knowledge of Javascript/Python/C or C++.

Academy will expand their base in five other cities – Hyderabad, Chennai, Mumbai, Delhi and Pune over the next 24 months. The training will commence from April 2019 onwards while interested applicants can enroll for the respective programs at www.emurgo.in.

"Blockchain technology along with Big Data, Artificial Intelligence and Internet of Things (IoT) are expected to play central roles in the upcoming years across vast industries. The Indian government has spotlighted the potential applicability of blockchain technology to several use cases such as land registry, education and health records, and supply chain management," said E Venkatesan, Chief Executive Officer, Emurgo Academy.

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