The ‘Param-Ishan’ supercomputing facility, the fastest and most powerful supercomputer in the northeastern, eastern and southern regions of India, was launched at IIT Guwahati today.
Union Minister for Human Resources Development Prakash Javadekar launched the C-DAC-IIT Guwahati Supercomputing Facility, which is expected to give a major boost to research and development in Assam and the Northeast.
With a peak computing power of 250 teraflops, Param-Ishan is “the fastest and most powerful supercomputer to be deployed in the northeastern, eastern and southern regions, outside Bangalore.”
Speaking at a public event after launching the facility, Javadekar said that today’s event is a milestone in the history of IIT Guwahati. “It adds to the wherewithal of research infrastructure which is in need of upgradation. Upgradation of research infrastructure is a thrust area of our government,” he said.
Hueiyen Lanpao Manipur Daily 20/09/2016 : http://hueiyenlanpao.com/