If you are a die-hard fan of online gaming and esports. There is good news for you. Recently, the government of India has hinted of opening jobs in online gaming for students. The Union Education Ministry is planning to support students in the field of gaming. This initiative could bring more opportunities for students with employability.
According to an Economic Times report, the union ministry will soon organise a national level hackathon on ‘online games’ to showcase the coding skills of Indian students. Students from all over the country could participate in the event and start its journey as a game developer too. The training will be provided by the Indian government in the best colleges in the country.
Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, Union Education Minister said, “A hackathon will be organised for students of higher education institutions and colleges through innovation in toy technology and designing, including online games. This hackathon will be based on technology and design reflecting Indian ethos and values allowing them to show their skills”.
Recently PM Modi also said in his meeting that India should develop its own games that would showcase our culture and ethics. The gaming sector has a huge capability to grow and we should lead it.
With the changes in the National Education Policy. We could soon witness the announcements of various programs and courses bt the Indian government.
To let you know, from the past few years mobile esports in India has boosted the ecosystem of online gaming. The entry of famous battle royale game “Pubg Mobile” changes everything. Giving more opportunity to the game publishers and organization to invest in the Indian esports community.