Hyderabad hosted a grand Blockchain Tech event International Blockchain Congress from 3-4 Aug 2018 at Novotel & HICC Complex. Founders of BlockInnovation Tech Rajeev Verma and Ramakant Maurya participated in this event as exhibitors and delegates. IBC, Hyderabad was co-hosted by Niti Aayog, Govt of Telangana, Govt of Goa and Nucleus Vision. International Blockchain Congress had several events running parallel like conference, hackathon, workshop, exhibition and project launches. It was one of the biggest International event of Blockchain Technology in India.
The conference had Mr Amitabh Kant, CEO of Niti Ayog, Mr K T Rama Rao & Mr Jayesh Ranjan of Govt of Telangana as Keynote Speakers among over 80 other speakers from different countries. The exhibitors profile included ICOs, Blockchain Solution Providers, Crypto Exchange and many more from different countries. Visitors Profile included Business owners, bureaucrats, professionals, students, tech enthusiasts etc.
A memorandum of understanding was signed amongst the Telangana Govt and Tech Mahindra, Nucleus Vision and Eleven01 Foundation for setting up a Blockchain District, first of its kind in India. It will facilitate the development of blockchain ecosystem.
State Govts of Southern part of India has shown more aggression towards adoption of blockchain tech like Andhra Pradesh state govt is using Blockchain Tech for Land Title in upcoming capital Amaravati. Kerala State Govt is looking to use Blockchain Tech to streamline supply chain of Agri Products, Dairy Products and Sea Foods. Many other state govts are exploring ways to leverage this path breaking technology.
International Blockchain Congress was hosted in Goa as well for one day on 5th August 2018. State Govt of Goa wants to make Goa an IT Hub for which it approved InfoTech Policy 2018 and this event gave them a much needed boost.
Overall International Blockchain Congress, Hyderabad & Goa showed the Government and Private players intention to develop the blockchain ecosystem which will create new business opportunities for entrepreneurs and job opportunities for IT professionals.
Team BlockInnovation Tech is all geared up to contribute and make the most of blockchain tech revolution.