With the crypto industry making its nascent entry in the Indian subcontinent, there seems to be a class of people who are super excited about this new development.
On Thursday, a top official of the Kerala government stated that the state is gearing up to provide 20,000 blockchain experts in the next two years who will be focused towards strengthening the decentralized sector in the country. The news garnered a lot of attention from the crypto supporters and leaders in India as they took it as a welcoming step for the booming industry.
One of the names from the Indian crypto space, which has applauded the Kerala government’s initiative, is Nischal Shetty, the honorable CEO of crypto exchange WazirX. The renowned business personality and an esteemed entrepreneur who got listed in Fortune 30 under 30 list, Nischal has been an ardent supporter of cryptocurrency and blockchain. Through his Twitter posts, the software engineer turned businessmen, has made constant efforts to urge the Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi, to open doors for digital currencies in the Indian marketspace.
Nischal shared his happiness on the Kerala government’s initiative to turn 20,000 people into blockchain experts, through his tweet.
Kudos to Kerala, an Indian state for taking initiative of producing 20,000 Blockchain talent in 2yrs
Crypto is an integral part of Blockchain education. Without Crypto there won’t be many Blockchain jobs in the country
— Nischal (WazirX) ⚡️ (@NischalShetty) December 18, 2019
Interestingly, Kerala’s IT secretary, M Sivasankar, broke the news about the new training project during the second “BlockHashLive 2019” conclave organized by the Kerala Blockchain Academy in association with Allianz Technology. The leader stated that the highly anticipated plan set by the government would help to bring out a team of blockchain experts who will be competent to face the critical complexities prevailing in the industry at the moment.
The WazirX CEO has high hopes from the Kerala initiative and affirmed that this would pave the way for more blockchain job opportunities in India.
It will be quite interesting to see how the crypto and blockchain arena will settle its feet in India amid the existing contrasting situations prevailing in the country against the decentralized techno sector.