In this article, we will discuss Quantum Computing. So, let’s get started.
- In 2018, the Department of Science & Technology unveiled a programme called Quantum-Enabled Science & Technology (QuEST) and committed to investing Rs. 80 crore over the next three years to accelerate research.
- In the 2020 Budget speech, the Finance Minister of India announced the National Mission for Quantum Technologies and Applications (NM-QTA) with a total outlay of ₹8000 crore over five years for strengthening the quantum industry in the country.
- In 2021, the government unveiled the indigenously developed Quantum Key Distribution (QKD) solution.
- The domestic private sector of India has also been involved in the development of quantum computing hardware, software, and algorithms.