Malaysian Education Minister Stands Against Fraudulent Degrees Using Blockchain Technology

Midhat Ali Shaikh by Midhat Ali Shaikh - 10:38 AM Sep 21, 2019
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Malaysian Education Minister Stands Against Fraudulent Degrees Using Blockchain Technology
Reportedly, the Malaysian Education Minister have surfaced with the E-Skrol Application. This NEM blockchain-based app is to tackle the problems related to fraud degrees and certificates.

On Sept 19, regional news agency, Bernama published an article. As per the post, the Malaysian Education Ministry introduced the blowckchain-powered application, E-Skrol. It aims to make the easy verification of the authenticity of Malaysian Educational Certificates. And now, all the private and public Educational Universities across the country will access to this application.

E-skrol's purpose is to stop the fraud degree cases in Malaysia that can easily be issued to anyone from online diploma mills.

Education Minister, Dr Maszlee Malik said that fraudulent certifications put a negative influence on the higher education system of Malaysia. Furthermore, he stated:

“There are people who latch on to the reputation of Malaysian public universities to improve their profiles by displaying fake certificates. I believe the blockchain application can change this situation."

The Ministry of Education also said now anyone can check the authenticity of graduates from Malaysian based Universities, from all over the world. Verification includes their name, full transcript, completion date via this application and QR code printed on certificates.

Malaysia Intends to Allure Blockchain Professionals 


Reportedly, the Malaysian government issued a work-visa program attracting the blockchain professionals across the globe.  The program's purpose is to allure the blockchain -capable entities. Also, the government will provide them the 12 months permit to stay in the country to offer blockchain-relevant services or get the training sessions in Malaysian Company.

MDEC growth ecosystem development Vice-President, Norhizam Abdul Kadir made a statement:

"We will be kicking it off starting with blockchain jobs. The number of visas to be issued depends on the projects that will be run by blockchain companies in Malaysia."

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