PARAM Current Affairs, GK & News

PARAM  Current Affairs, GK & News

National supercomputing mission: third phase to begin by January 2021

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

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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India to Build 60 Supercomputers

The Department of Science and Technology has announced the plans to build 60 supercomputers over the next three years. The Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) will be responsible for the implementation of the project and six machines are expected to be installed by the end of the year. Supercomputers A supercomputer is one that ..

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PM Modi launches supercomputer ‘Param of 833 teraflop capacity built at IIT-BHU

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has recently launched the supercomputer ‘Param of 833 teraflop capacity built at the IIT-BHU. It is built at the cost of Rs 32.5 crore under the National Super Computing Mission. About 40% of the total computer power will be used by the students of Navodaya Vidyalaya. The institute claims that relevant ..

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