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FinTech Gains: Singapore & Indian State Foresee Blockchain Cross-Border Payments

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A senior Singapore central bank has called blockchain technology “a natural form of collaboration” between Singapore and the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. Speaking at a blockchain conference in India, Singaporean central bank managing director Ravi Menon underlined cross-border transactions as the “killer app” for blockchain technology while talking up the ongoing FinTech collaboration between...

Indian State Fights Land & Property Fraud with Blockchain Pilot

The Indian state of Andhra Pradesh is partnering an industry startup to develop a blockchain for land registration to transparently track the ownership of property. The government of Andhra Pradesh, a state in southern India, is working with Swedish FinTech startup ChromaWay toward a blockchain-powered solution to fix centralized, inefficient and often erroneous government databases storing...

Indian State Plans to Store Citizen Data on a Blockchain

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The state of Andhra Pradesh in southern India has announced a new collaboration with cybersecurity firm WISeKey to securely store citizen data on a blockchain. Andhra Pradesh, the seventh largest state in India, has announced plans to launch blockchain pilot projects “in various departments” of the state government. Chief among the proof-of-concept pilots is its aim to secure citizen data on a...

Enterprise Ethereum Alliance adds an Indian Government to 150+ Members

An Indian state government and payments giant Mastercard are among 34 new additions to the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA), which now sees over 150 members – making it the world’s largest blockchain consortium. Founded by an initial 30 members in February 2016, the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA) is a working group of companies, organizations and Ethereum development startups aiming to...

Indian States Go Big on Blockchain for Land Registry, Pensions

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Two state governments in Southern India are leading the race to incorporate blockchain technology into government systems, transforming the way data is recorded and secured. In a report by The Economic Times, India’s leading business news daily, the states of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh have tapped blockchain technology to their land registry programs. The state of Telengana, in particular, has...

An Indian Government is Using Blockchain Tech to Fight Cyber Crime

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The government of Andhra Pradesh (AP), a state in South India, will be tapping blockchain technology to curb cybercrimes, a top cop confirmed this week. In the face of an increasing number of cybercriminal activity, the Director General of Police in AP has revealed that the government is the first in Asia to use blockchain technology to check and fight cybercrimes. While details of the blockchain...

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