Environment Minister Harshvardhan Launches PetaFlop Super Computer

Environment Minister Harshvardhan launched a 2.8 PetaFlop capacity high-performance computer system ‘Mihir’ in Noida. The system will be able to predict weather and climate accurately. This will be helpful in addressing the various issues of agriculture operations and fishing in the country.

The system will help the department in predicting severe climate-related calamities and warnings for fishermen. With the launch of the system, India has joined the elite 30 member group of countries which have this advanced technology.
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  • Union Minister of Earth Sciences Dr Harsh Vardhan has recently dedicated India’s fastest and first multi-petaflops supercomputer named ‘Pratyush’ to the nation in Pune.
Source- Livemint