PANAJI: WEB3ONTHESEA, a pioneering initiative aimed at facilitating, educating and incubating the Web3 revolution in Goa, was officially launched today with the support of the Department of Information Technology, Electronics & Communication, Government of Goa.
The platform envisions creating a dynamic ecosystem for investors, entrepreneurs, professionals, technology partners and students, positioning Goa as the preferred destination for envisioning and building the future. First-of-its-kind in India, the project will encompass and bring alive the vibrant cosmopolitan nature of the state and foster the billion-dollar Web3 wave to bring the world to Goa once again.
The keel plate of this transformative project was unveiled by the honourable Chief Minister of Goa, Dr. Pramod Sawant. The unveiling ceremony also witnessed the introduction of various programs by Shri. Rohan Khaunte, Hon. Minister of Information Technology Electronics & Communications and Mr. Raj Kapoor, Founder of India Block chain Alliance.
WEB3ONTHESEA’s primary focus is to foster the growth of a collaborative web3 community, emphasizing development and education. The project introduces offshore re-purposed vessels, reimagined as dynamic spaces comprising meeting rooms, recreational areas and high-speed 5G-connected working pods and rooms.
This innovative addition reflects WEB3ONTHESEA’s commitment to providing a unique and flexible environment for collaboration and innovation. The offshore infrastructure is set to redefine the traditional concept of workspaces, offering a blend of functionality, creativity and connectivity against the scenic backdrop of Goa’s coastline.
Chief Minister of Goa, Dr. Pramod Sawant, expressed his enthusiasm for the project, stating, “WEB3ONTHESEA represents a significant leap forward for Goa, aligning with our vision to become a technology hub. This initiative will not only elevate Goa’s profile but also create ample opportunities for the youth and professionals in the state. It is a proud moment for the state as we set the stage for a thriving tech ecosystem that seamlessly blends innovation, creativity and sustainability thus making Goa the go-to destination for the tech-savvy.”
Rohan Khaunte, Minister for Tourism, IT, E&C and Printing and Stationery, Government of Goa, highlighted the strategic importance of the initiative, ” I am thrilled to witness the launch of WEB3ONTHESEA, marking the dawn of a new era in Goa’s technological landscape. This pioneering first-of-its-kind initiative is to position Goa as the preferred destination for envisioning and building the future and aligning seamlessly with our state’s vision for a ‘Swampurna Goa’—a state that encapsulates holistic development, innovation, and prosperity.
This pioneering initiative underscores Goa’s commitment to becoming a creative hub for the tech fraternity. WEB3ONTHESEA is not merely a project; it is a movement to bring the world to Goa once again, not as mere visitors but as active participants in a movement that envisions making Goa the creative capital of India”.