national supercomputing mission: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Param Siddhi: India’s AI supercomputer among world top 500 most power non-distributed computers

Published: November 18, 2020

Param Siddhi is a high-performance computing-artificial intelligence (HPC-AI) supercomputer that was established at C-DAC under the National Supercomputing Mission. It has secured rank 63 in TOP 500 most powerful non-distributed computer system list in the world. What are the features of Param Siddhi? Param Siddhi was jointly developed by Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology ..

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National supercomputing mission: third phase to begin by January 2021

Published: October 22, 2020

On October 21, 2020, the Department of Science and Technology announced that the third phase of National Supercomputing Mission will start by January 2021. The third phase of the mission is to increase computing speed to around 45 petaflops. Recent developments On October 12, 2020 the C-DAC and the National Supercomputing Mission signed agreement with ..

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National Supercomputing Mission: MoUs signed to make India self-Reliant

Published: October 12, 2020

On October 12, 2020, the National Supercomputing Mission and C-DAC hosted institutes to sign Memorandum of Understanding to make India self-reliant in manufacturing critical components of supercomputers. Highlights C-DAC is currently in the process of accelerating research and innovation in manufacturing supercomputing components. This is a major step towards achieving Atma Nirbhar Bharat. The MoU ..

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PARAM Sidhi-AI: India’s fastest AI Super Computer

Published: October 6, 2020

On October 5, 2020, the Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) commissioned the largest HPC-AI supercomputer. HPC-AI is High Performance Computing and Artificial Intelligence. Highlights PARAM-Sidhi has put India among top countries in global AI supercomputing research and innovation. The supercomputer will accelerate cyber security, education, health care, education, space, agriculture and automotive. It ..

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National Super Computing Mission: Three More Super Computers to be installed

Published: March 23, 2020

The National Super Computer Mission was launched by the GoI in 2015. Today India has 5 Super Computers that are ranked within top 500 list of Super Computers in the World Top 5 Super Computers in India The Super Computer (Pratyush) at Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology India is ranked 39th, National Centre for Medium ..

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