The partnership leverages the credentials of the BITS faculty and the expertise of the market provided by CoinDCX.
Blockchain and crypto are now flocking to Indian varsities.
Crypto exchange CoinDCX has partnered with the Computer Science Department of BITS Pilani, reported Financial Express. The collaboration will explore research, development and innovation in crypto. This initiative is a part of CoinDCX’s vision to provide crypto education to the whole community.
CoinDCX and the Computer Science Department will collaborate on research and education projects in the fields of Blockchain and Crypto, including Smart Contracts and DApps development.
The two lynchpins of the initiative are Blockchain literacy and Research in decentralized systems.
“Blockchain and crypto have quintessential roles to play in helping high-growth, and digitally-inclined economies like India supercharge its pace of growth and development. If allowed to thrive, the technology has massive potential to engender real socio-economic change, by improving the lives of people and businesses. Through our research partnership with the Computer Science Department at the Pilani Campus of BITS, we seek to advance crypto innovation in India and value-add to the country’s blockchain ecosystem, with academia as a critical enabler.”Sumit Gupta, CoinDCX CEO and co-founder
Dr Amit Dua, faculty-in-charge, research for collaboration with CoinDCX, and assistant professor, Computer Science at BITS Pilani, Pilani campus said, “The research lab will help identify more use cases of blockchain and crypto and put India on the forefront of this fintech revolution. This partnership will help our students learn more about blockchain and crypto.”
Over a period of one year, around 100 students are expected to be trained in Blockchain Technology, along with the formulation of educational material in the form of whitepapers on mutually agreed topics.
This initiative is a win-win proposition for both parties as it leverages the credentials of the faculty and CoinDCX’s know-how of the market.
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