JAIN Online, the e-learning arm of JAIN (Deemed-to-be University), has joined forces with CertOnce, a multinational digital records management solutions company based in the United States, to usher in a new era of secure digital credentials. The collaboration aims to introduce Blockchain-Secured Degrees, a groundbreaking initiative that was officially launched for the January 2021 graduating class. The announcement was made during a felicitation ceremony on January 6th, dedicated to honoring the achievements of learners from the January 2021 batch across the nation.
The strategic partnership between JAIN Online and CertOnce is geared towards establishing a robust document gateway, leveraging dedicated blockchain-secured certificates. According to an official release, the move is a response to the evolving landscape where digital certificates play a crucial role by offering multiple layers of assurance, flexibility, validity, trust, and reliability for students, institutions, and businesses.
Chenraj Roychand, Chancellor of JAIN (Deemed-to-be University) and Founder of JAIN Group, expressed the significance of this forward-thinking initiative. He highlighted the commitment to excellence and innovation that JAIN Online embodies in embracing digital certificates.
The blockchain-secured degree certificates introduced through this collaboration not only facilitate real-time verification but also contribute to sustainability efforts by reducing paper usage. These certificates ensure global acceptance, provide instant verification, and enable seamless online sharing, all while maintaining their tamper-proof nature and upholding the integrity and security of digital credentials.
Pawan Khurana, COO of CertOnce, emphasized the importance of creating a superior student experience in a competitive market. He praised the collaboration with JAIN Online, citing it as an exemplary move for other institutions to follow in adopting blockchain-based solutions.