NASSCOM Community

India's First Blockchain SIG

Blog Post created by NASSCOM Community on Aug 1, 2017

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

Outcomes