Pune: C-DAC Collaborates With DRDO Young Scientist’s Laboratory

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Pune, 23rd September 2021: Promoting the research in Quantum Technologies, Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) Pune and DRDO Young Scientist Laboratory- Quantum Technologies (DYSL-QT) has signed a memorandum of Understanding (MoU) recently.

“The collaboration would strengthen innovations and promote excellence in shared research, harnessing the potential of Quantum Technologies. Both the organizations will demonstrate pilot projects for the realization of a comprehensive program on Quantum Computing, which would immensely benefit the country”, said the press statement issued by C-DAC.

“This tool will be useful for students to learn the practical aspects of Quantum simulation, algorithms and programming. C-DAC along with DYSL-QT shall co-develop various Quantum algorithms in the strategic areas of Defence applications. This collaboration shall lead to the development of innovative solutions for the country’s advancement”, it added.

The MoU was signed by Col. Asheet Kumar Nath (Retd.), Director General (I/C), C- DAC and Santu Sardar, Director, DYSL-QT, in the virtual presence of Sudhir Kamath, Director General, Micro Electronic Devices, Computational Systems and Cyber Systems (MED & CoS) and eminent scientists in the field of Quantum Computing. DYSL- QT is one of the five YSLs (Young Scientist Laboratories) of the DRDO dedicated to the nation by the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi.

C-DAC is an Autonomous Scientific Society under the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY).