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Tech Mahindra to set up Blockchain centre within its R&D arm 'Makers Lab'

In its first phase, the company will up-skill a batch of 20 eligible candidates to make them Blockchain-ready and will gradually roll out the programme globally

Press Trust of India  |  Hyderabad 

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Ltd will set up a Blockchain centre within its research & development arm 'Makers Lab' at its facility in order to facilitate co-innovation in the space, developing for customers across industries globally.

The company said it has launched the BlockGeeks programme in its campus to facilitate competency in the field of

In its first phase, the company will up-skill a batch of 20 eligible candidates to make them Blockchain-ready and will gradually roll out the programme globally.

Under the TechM BlockGeeks, eligible candidates will undergo comprehensive training in the lab post which they will be required to set up code, create smart contract and build solutions, thereby gaining technical proficiency in Blockchain technology, it said in a statement.

Global Practice Leader, Blockchain, Tech Mahindra, said, "We are targeting around 3000 blockgeeks to be trained by FY19.

Our R&D arm, will facilitate this collaboration between academia, research and partners, so that young tech enthusiasts of today can get trained on these and become future ready."
 


The is a research & development hub for co-innovation of solutions and services of the future with customers, partner companies, research institutions, universities, and start-ups, the company said.

The development work carried out in the is focused on next such as (AI), Machine Learning, Robotics, Internet of Things (IoT), Augmented Reality/ Virtual Reality, 5G Network of the future.

has Makers Labs across four locations in at Pune, Chennai, and Bengaluru, besides labs in the US, the UK and

Tech Mahindra recently announced a partnership with to deliver to the Indian market.

"is a Stockholm-based company which has been pioneering in the public and private sector since 2014," the statement said.

First Published: Wed, July 04 2018. 17:12 IST
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