Gurukula Kangri (Deemed to be University) situated at Haridwar has partnered with WazirX, India’s largest crypto exchange, to provide a free course in blockchain technology. The course was unveiled on Monday, January 3, 2022, and within 3 days, over 10,000 people have already enrolled for the course. Students will be provided with a certificate on successful completion of the course by Gurukula Kangri. It is a deemed university under University Grants commission under the Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Education, Government of India.
Gurukula Kangri and WazirX are distributing the content through its research and analysis platform Blockchain Papers, in collaboration with Unlu classes. The bilingual course will be available for free of cost in Hindi and English for anyone with internet access. Equipped with in-depth knowledge about blockchain-based technologies, the Indian youth will be able to explore the expanding job opportunities in the crypto industry.
Some of the course benefits entail:
- This free blockchain course is an opportunity to democratize learning for all aspiring candidates keen to learn the basic concepts of the blockchain and crypto landscape.
- A thorough understanding of the crypto and blockchain industries, thereby assisting in job creation.
- Students can explore job opportunities such as blockchain developers, digital payment operation roles, social media marketing, content creation in FinTech companies and blockchain startups.
- Become a crypto-aware influencer who can assume a consultant’s role.
- The certification and recognition would enable today’s youth to actively pursue a career in the CryptoTech industry, which includes crypto applications in trading, P2P payments, remittances, and retail, which has been growing by 39% in the last five years in India.
Sunil Kumar, Registrar, Gurukula Kangri commented said, ”Gurukula is delighted to introduce the latest financial technology to the Indian youth in the languages of their comfort. This innovative collaboration between WazirX and our technology department will assist in inculcating the knowledge of this progressive field and help India’s future generation reap its benefits. With the course being free of charge under our #PadhegaDeshBadhegaDesh initiative, we have already received more than 10,000 digital registrations from the state of UP already.”
Talking about the breakthrough course, Nischal Shetty, Founder & CEO at WazirX, said, “India is at a very promising stage of this digital technology and this program will ensure the youth is ahead of the curve. In today’s day and age it is imperative to understand the vast gamut of blockchain technology and the extent to which it can optimize one’s business as well as expand their earning horizon. The focus is to put India at the forefront of the crypto revolution by constantly innovating and building a simple and secure community that assists the industry in developing a safe Blockchain & crypto learning ecosystem.”
“This Training will help India learn the next generation Financial Services and Fintech systems that are using exponential Technologies and Emerging Models like Blockchain, Crypto, Decentralised Finance (DeFi), Decentralised Autonomous Organisations (DAO, Non-Fungible Tokens (NFT), Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC), Digital Assets, Tokenization, Solidity Smart Contracts, Solidity, and RUST Programming Languages. These weapons of Mass Innovation and Transformation will make our country Digital, Contactless, and Seamless and will bring in 170x Economic Value over the next 15-20 Years. We want to Make India the Emerging Tech and Innovation Capital of the World using these Exponential Technology Stacks.” Course Mentor Sudin Baraokar, Global IT & Innovation Advisor.
As per the Nasscom report, the crypto industry in India is expected to create nearly 800,000 jobs by 2030. With the help of this course, the Indian youth will also be able to lead more start-ups in the crypto and blockchain field. Crores of crypto investors in the country will also
benefit from this course and get an opportunity to learn the new technology that is transforming the world.