Tech Mahindra, Idealabs to develop blockchain talent pool
Tech Mahindra and Idealabs have launched a strategic initiative concentrated on improving the blockchain skillsets and know-how of thousands of ambitious tech professionals and students in India. As part of the engagement, the companies have curated professional certification courses on the Blockchain that will involve online live classes, expert sessions by professionals from the industry as well as aid employability for deserving candidates.
Globally, Blockchain is a high demand technology applicable across a broad spectrum of sectors including finance, healthcare, retail, telecom, manufacturing, media and entertainment, shipping, oil and gas, and many more. Various Indian multinationals and startups are developing their blockchain practice to meet their consumers’ demands or to improve internal operational efficiencies.
By this association, Tech Mahindra and Idealabs attempt to create this unique differentiation by including high-quality blockchain training for technology students in the early years of their engineering education. Moreover, the program will prepare students to pursue career opportunities in the blockchain domain.
The program is structured to offer students with hands-on experience in real-world implementation of technology. The course is packed with beginner to advanced level content, industry interactions, expert sessions, innovation programs, industry challenges, and placement opportunities.
On the occasion of the program launch, Jayesh Ranjan, principal secretary, ITE&C; Government of Telangana, mentioned, “It gives me immense pleasure to see the deep collaboration of Tech Mahindra, one of the renowned global digital transformation provider and Idealabs, an Edutech company specializing in emerging technologies. These initiatives are imperative to bridge the gap between academia and industry and improve the employability of students. I appreciate the collaboration of both the organizations and encourage academicians and industry to come together for more such initiatives.”
Rajesh Dhuddu, Blockchain & Cybersecurity practice leader, Tech Mahindra said in a statement, “Tech Mahindra has been at the forefront of evangelizing the adoption and growth of blockchain technology in India and globally. We believe an ‘industry-academia’ collaboration model will be a key enabler in pursuing a global benchmark in developing cutting-edge blockchain technology solutions and platforms across industries. This initiative is a step in this direction wherein we combine our best-in-breed thought leadership and innovation with the hands-on academic experience of Idealabs to hone the skillsets of our young tech talent and prepare them for exciting career opportunities in the blockchain space.”
Pankaj Diwan, founder & CEO, Idealabs said in a statement, “Idealabs and Tech Mahindra Co-certification program is the testimony of blurring the demarcation between education and industry.” The launch event observed Telangana government officials, academicians, and senior technology professionals of more than 800 attendees.