National Supercomputing Mission

In this article we will discuss National Supercomputing Mission

In this article, we will discuss National Supercomputing Mission. So, let’s get started.

National Supercomputing Mission

  • The National Supercomputing Mission (NSM), 2015, was the first step taken by the Government of India in this regard.
  • It is a jointly funded programme, by the Department of Science and Technology (DST) and the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY).
  • The main objectives are to spearhead research in the development of supercomputers and build a national supercomputing grid.
  • As of May 2022, India now has 15 supercomputers disclosed to the public, with combined performance capability of 24 petaflops.
  • The NSM recently deployed PARAM Ganga – a High-Performance Computational (HPC) facility at IIT Roorkee.
  • PARAM PORUL, a state-of-the art Supercomputer at NIT Tiruchirappalli was also inaugurated under the mission.
  • PARAM Siddhi-AI is the fastest supercomputer in India built under NSM.

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