National Supercomputing Mission Current Affairs - 2020

Third phase of National Supercomputing Mission to commence in January 2021

The Department of Science and Technology has announced on October 21, 2020 that the third phase of National Supercomputing Mission will commence in January 2021. The third phase of the mission will increase the computing speed to 45 petaflops. Background The  Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) and the National Supercomputing Mission signed agreement Read More…

C-DAC will commission ‘PARAM Siddhi – AI’ – India’s fastest HPC-AI Supercomputer

The Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) will commission the India’s largest High Performance Computing and Artificial Intelligence (HPC-AI) supercomputer, ‘PARAM Siddhi – AI’.  This would put India into top countries in the field of global AI supercomputing research and innovation. Highlights The supercomputer will have 210 AI Petaflops It will be based on Read More…

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

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 Read More…

IIT Kharagpur Inks MoU for High Performance Computing Facility & Data Center

IIT Kharagpur has signed an MoU with Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) to set up a 1.3 Petaflop high-performance computing facility and data centre funded under the National Supercomputing Mission. The new supercomputing system would be used for specific challenge domains like cryptography, chemistry, molecular dynamics, drug discovery, artificial intelligence and data sciences Read More…