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India’s First Blockchain SIG

Participants:

NASSCOM, BlockSmiths, Quatrro, Fidelity, Nokia, Globallogic, NIIT Technologies, JK Technosoft, Deloitte, HSC, Genpact, Axis Bank, Nagarro

INDIA’s FIRST BLOCKCHAIN Special Interest Group – Minutes Of Meeting

The meeting of SIG on Blockchain was chaired by Rajesh Dhuddu- SVP – Quatrro and Co-Chaired By Harmeet Singh Monga – Chief Business Officer – BlockSmiths. We would also like to thank Harmeet Singh Monga for hosting the session. SIG Blockchain formed with three core Groups and one group being a general category comprising of members from all three core groups:

Group Members

Fintech
Rajesh Dhuddu- Quatrro 
Sameer Garg- Axis Bank
Asheesh Bahal- Nagarro
Sudeepta Veerapaneni – Deloitte
Kamaljit Singh- Fidelity International

Smart Contracts
Meetu / Puneet Sachdev- NIIT Technologies
Bhaskar Roy- Genpact
Sajal Singhal- Globallogic

IOT
Harmeet Singh Monga – BlockSmiths
Ajay Khanna- Hughes Systique
Amit Gupta- Hughes Systique
Ajay Gupta- Nokia

General
Will include topics which interest every member

Planned Agenda Of The Core Groups:

Fintech-
· Sharing Information about blockchain with the larger community
· POC & Knowledge Sharing
· Engaging and joining hands with more partners
· CSR and contribution to Society
· Events around Blockchain
· Sharing 1 use case every month which is to be shared with the larger community
· Share publicly available white papers for the community benefit
· Write and share domain specific whitepapers

Smart Contracts-
· Creating Awareness in Academia and bridging the Industry
· Reduce Academic gap by conducting Orientation sessions with students 
· Conducting a Hands on workshop on smart contracts
· Share White Papers/Blogs/Articles on Blockchain with the community 
· Conduct an event on Blockchain in August 

IOT-
· Sharing information on the applicability of Blockchain
· Release a White paper on Blockchain every 3 months
· Events-Awareness around Blockchain’s applicability with IOT, Communication space & for Students
· Publish white papers to create Awareness around blockchain

General-
· Awareness around Cryptocurrency 
· Evangelising Blockchain within companies and departments
· Creating blockchain curriculum for Academia

Nasscom Blockchain SIG Will Focus On A Charter That Covers:

· Blockchain Advocacy
· Knowledge sharing / Collaborating on Blockchain Implementations
· Organizing Events like Blockathon
· Contributing to community by socialising Blockchain based business opportunities with Entrepreneurs and Students

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  1. Good Initiative by  NASSCOM 

    Plan to deliver some events around following agenda point……. we are available for volunteer

    · Creating Awareness in Academia and bridging the Industry
    · Reduce Academic gap by conducting Orientation sessions with students 
    · Conducting a Hands on workshop on smart contracts

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