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National Super Computing Mission (NSM)

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  • April 7, 2021
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National Super Computing Mission (NSM)

 Part of: GS Prelims and GS-III – Sci & tech 

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Important value additions 

  • The NSM was launched to enhance the research capacities and capabilities in India by connecting them to form a Supercomputing grid, with National Knowledge Network (NKN) as the backbone.
  • Guided by: Department of Science and Technology (DST) and the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) 
  • Implemented by: Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC), Pune, and the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru.
  • Completion of Phase II of NSM in September 2021 will take the country’s computing power to 16 Petaflops (PF).

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  • PARAM Shivay, the first supercomputer assembled indigenously, was installed in IIT (BHU), followed by PARAM Shakti, PARAM Brahma, PARAM Yukti, PARAM Sanganak at IIT-Kharagpur, IISER, Pune, JNCASR, Bengaluru and IIT Kanpur respectively.
  • PARAM Siddhi – AI, the high-performance computing-artificial intelligence (HPC-AI) supercomputer, has achieved global ranking of 63 in TOP 500 most powerful supercomputer systems in the world, released on 16th November 2020

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