Gangtok, 10 Jun [IPR]: Minister for Urban Development & Housing Department, Arun Upreti, inaugurated a 15-day workshop on "Block Chain Technology" at ICFAI University, Sikkim, today.
Addressing the inaugural programme, the Minister said, “This event serves as a platform for students to eagerly follow evolving technologies and make the next generation ready for this technology revolution."
The main objective of the workshop is to give an early exposure to students to new advanced technology areas that will benefit them in their future and careers.
The workshop will mainly focus on Basics of money, transactions and financial system, History of ledgers, accounting and blockchain, Blockchain basics, Introduction of cryptocurrency, Types of blockchain, Smart contract introduction, Use cases of Blockchain Technology and Blockchain solution demo.
Blockchain is a leading software platform for digital assets. It is a data structure used to create a decentralized ledger and is composed of blocks in a serialized manner.
Faculty members, students and other dignitaries were present in the inaugural session of the workshop