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India keen to join race to develop powerful supercomputers

26 September 2011

NEW DELHI: India is keen to join the ambitious race to develop new generation of powerful supercomputers and is mulling allocating Rs 6,000 crore for the purpose in the 12th Plan.

This is over and above the Rs 5,000 crore allocation proposed in the 12th Plan for research and development of supercomputers, Minister of State for Science and Technology Ashwani Kumar said here today.

Addressing the CSIR Foundation Day function, he said there were proposals to double the government expenditure in research and development during the 12th Plan period….

Read more: http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/tech/hardware/india-keen-to-join-race-to-develop-powerful-supercomputers/articleshow/10127220.cms

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Written by csirindia

September 27, 2011 at 6:19 am

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