India to get a new indigenously built supercomputer next year; Param team heading the project

| May 23, 2016

India to get a new indigenously built supercomputer next year; Param team heading the project
"India will get an indigenously built supercomputer next year as part of the government’s Rs 4,500-crore programme aimed at taking India into an elite league of nations who have made advancements in the field. The Centre for Development of Advanced Computing that built India’s first supercomputer, Param, is handling the project, said Ashutosh Sharma, secretary in the Ministry of Science and Technology. The government had in March last year approved the plan of the National Supercomputing Mission, under which 80 supercomputers will be built in the next seven years."

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