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C-DAC installed “PARAM Ganga” Supercomputer at IIT Roorkee

PARAM Ganga: C-DAC installed "PARAM Ganga" Supercomputer at IIT Roorkee_4.1

The Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) has designed and installed a supercomputer named “PARAM Ganga”, at IIT Roorkee, under Phase II of National Supercomputing Mission (NSM). PARAM Ganga has a supercomputing capacity of 1.66 Petaflops.

What is National Supercomputing Mission (NSM)?

  • NSM is a joint initiative of the Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MeiTY) and the Department of Science and Technology (DST).
  • The mission is implemented by the Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) and the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore.
  • The NSM Mission aims to build and deploy 24 facilities with cumulative compute power of more than 64 Petaflops.
  • Till date 11 systems have been deployed by C-DAC at IISc, IITs, IISER Pune, JNCASR, NABI-Mohali and C-DAC under NSM Phase-1 and Phase-2 with a cumulative computing power of more than 20 Petaflops.


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