Author: Jagdish Kumar, India
Hyderabad based Blockchain company, Zebi Data India has announced that it has launched India’s first Blockchain solution for education institutions, Zebi EduChain.
The company said that their solution is the most secure and tamper proof way targeted to store educational records.
Today globally, there are many instances by hackers and malicious insiders tampering and manipulating digital data and one important area is education sector.
Ascertaining the authenticity of the school and college certificates of the candidates is a major challenge boggling the recruiters and higher educational institutions today.
The only foolproof solution lies in a properly decentralized Blockchain solution that can secure country’s education sector.
Apart from education sector, Zebi also has an expertise in building specialized Blockchain technologies for varied industry sectors namely revenue and hospitality.
To address this problem, Zebi EduChain has recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with International Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) – Basar as one of its major client for deploying the platform.
The institute will use the technology to verify requests from external agencies that seek to ascertain the authenticity of certificates issued by the institute.
Speaking on this, Zebi founder & CEO Babu Munagala said, “The issue of fake certificates is a big menace. It is quite tough for recruiters, higher educational institutions and other stakeholders to check the authenticity of a certificate. Blockchain can address this problem once and for all.”
Babu also added, “The educational institution that wants to join the platform will act as a node with full control on the data they own. They will receive requests from stakeholders to verify any certificate issued by them. They will vet the request and give an answer, checking their database. This simplifies the process in a most secure way.”
Zebi specializes in providing Blockchain based big data solutions to governments and enterprises to leverage and protect their high value and sensitive data.
It is one of the few enterprise level product companies built in India offering best of the technologies from Silicon Valley consists of veterans from the industry and deep business expertise, who have built and deployed multiple enterprise applications in Facebook, Google, Uber, Microsoft, Oracle and Amazon etc.