Microsoft has announced that more than 100,000 developers participated in the Future Ready Champions of Code program to receive Microsoft certifications.
The program that was introduced in December 2022 had the mission to empower developers with globally recognized and industry-endorsed skills and competencies in digital and cloud technologies.
Innovative solutions and prototypes built on cloud-native architecture were seen in the hackathon that leveraged the Microsoft Azure platform, around the themes of Industry innovation, Smart city, and Green or Sustainable software.
Aparna Gupta, Executive Director, Customer Success, at Microsoft India, said, “We are delighted to see the overwhelming response that the Future Ready Champions of Code program received from India’s vibrant developer and tech community. Our heartiest congratulations to all the developers who have completed their certifications and to the hackathon winners. India’s developer community is one of the youngest and fastest growing in the world and we continue to empower them with the richest set of technologies and platforms to enable their dreams and to build for the future.”
The program also saw developers from the ITES, consulting, financial services, manufacturing, and startup industries participate in a blogathon. The program was also supported by government and industry partners such as AICTE, NASSCOM, ICT Academy, and Foundit.