NASSCOM Community

India's First Blockchain SIG

Blog Post created by NASSCOM Community on Aug 1, 2017


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


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


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


Will include topics which interest every member


Planned Agenda Of The Core Groups:

· 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 


· 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


· 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