Faculty Development Programme on Blockchain

(21st to 25th October 2019)
organized by

Network Security and Cryptogrpahy Lab, Indian Institute of Information Technology, Allahabad with the support of
AICTE ATAL Academy Programme

Venue: Indian Institute of Information Technology, Allahabad (IIITA)

(As a part of celebration of IIIT-A beyond 20 by 2020)


Welcome to Faculty Development Programme on Blockchain!!!

About the Programme
  • Blockchain is an emerging platform for developing decentralized applications and data storage, over and beyond its role as a platform for cryptocurrencies. Even though, blockchain technology has become popularly known because of its use in the implementation of Cryptocurrencies such as BitCoin, Ethereum, etc., the blockchain platform holds much more promise in various areas such as logging of important events in a system, recording transactions, e-governance etc. Hence, it is important to bring awareness among researchers & academicians and train manpower on Blockchain to do innovative research work, projects, and create knowledge base.

Objectives of the Programme

  • To discuss the current status of the blockchain development and research work in India and across the world.

  • To disseminate of the knowledge of blockchain technology among students, researchers and academicians.

  • To provide conceptual understanding of how blockchain technology can be used to innovate and improve business processes.

  • The create awareness and interest in this technology among students, and researchers.

  • Train manpower in the field of blockchain to fulfill the growing necessity.

  • To discuss the current status of the blockchain development and research work in India and across the world.

About NSC Lab, IIIT Allahabad

  • Network Security & Cryptography (NSC) Lab under Department of Information Technology, IIIT- Allahabad is established with the motive of developing various techniques and algorithms to protect the network infrastructure against various attacks. Various research areas in the field of Network Security and Cryptography is identified and research is initiated to fulfill the security requirements. NSC lab is started to provide necessary infrastructure to the students of IIIT-Allahabad to carry out their research in the field of security and cryptography.For more information visit the NSC Lab site.