Goa : Its welcome move from the Government of Goa to Restart Mining under the leadership of Rohan Khaunte, Minister for Revenue, Information Technology, Labour & Employment, Goa. But there is catch to it, this time Goans will not be mining Iron Ore, The Black Gold instead the IT Minister, Rohan Khaunte in order to boost employment for the people goa wants to start mining “Digital Gold” by bringing in Blockchain Technology on 5th August 2018 by hosting India’s first and biggest “International Blockchain Congress” Conference in Panjim, Goa.
The Conference ” IBC GOA 2018 ” was inaugurated at 10:00 Am at Inox, Goa by Mr.Rohan Khaunte (Minister for Revenue, IT, Labour & Employment), Mr. Jayesh Ranjan (Principal Secretary, IAS, IT Department, Government of Telangana), Dr.Hemant Darbari, DG, CDAC, Frans Kempen, Blockchain Lead for Logistics & Supply Chain Industry, IBM Netherlands, Jeremy Gardner, Co-Founder, Ausum Ventures, Chairman CII, GCCI, Abhishek Pitti, CEO, Nucleus Vision, Rama Iyer, Head of Corporate Innovation, T-Hub.
Mr.Rohan Khaunte went on to say in a panel discussion for a Question from one of the panelist “Q : Why Blockchain in Goa” and his response was like Goa is Goa, that is G is For Golden, O is for Opportunity and A is for Accessible . Which clearly states that Mining Restarts in Goa in the form of new Gold that is Digital Gold the other name for Blockchain. In the same panel discussion Mr.Abhishek Pitti also said not to confuse Bitcoin with Blockchain, He said let me clarify Bitcoin is not Blockchain and then comes a loud voice from one of the Blockchain Startup Enthusiast Farhan Rasheed a Digital Marketer, Blockchain Blogger, India’s no.1 Real Estate Blogger & one among the first few entrepreneurs who has brought Startups in Goa. His Startup “Fivelancer” in Margao is planning something in the Real Estate Domain using Blockchain Technology. He Farhan thanks the government of Goa for encouraging startups & Blockchain technology in the state. He also appealed to the people of goa on his twitter profile
Goans to pull up there socks now and start encashing the opportunity being provided by the government. S.M . Krishna in karnataka made Bengaluru a IT Capital of india. The world knows. Today
@RohanKhaunte has taken first step to make #goa as the #blockchain capital of the world
Taking the first movers advantage #Goa if we all youngsters upgrade our knowledge base and skills to
#blockchain . Goans will be known as Blockchainprenuers and also be benefited with employment opportunities. Remember bengaluru’ IT helped employment . Same way it’s going boost goa
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“Blockchain is key when trust and immutability of information is involved. It need not help you in every possible situation.”, says Frans Kempen as he ends his briefing on IBM’s Blockchain initiatives and integration.
Overall the new Digital Gold in the form of Blockchain Technology is going to help create employment opportunities for both Goa as well as the country . Coming down the line if all the youngprenuers encash the opportunity Goa is going to be known as Blockchain Capital of The world. People of Digital Nadu are in full support of Government of Goa and very soon will initiate talks with Goa Government to setup a Blockchain Technology Institute in near future .
In a separate interview with Mr.Farhan rasheed & Digital Nadu Correspondent, Mr.Farhan thanked Mr.Rohan Khaunte and said : It was really awesome , Goans are truly going to get benefited. After Black Gold Ban (Iron Ore), Goa was suffering from employment opportunities but after this initiative done by the government of goa under IT Minister’s (Rohan Khaunte ) leadership the Goans employment opportunity is going solve. You are replacing Black gold with Digital Gold in the form of blockchain technology . Let we people in goa start mining the Digital Gold. Mining is back let’s rock