PM Narendra Modi visited the supercomputer facility 'Param Brahma' and interacted with scientists at the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) in Pune.
PM Modi "urged them to develop low-cost technologies that can help in fast-tracking India's growth". Param Brahma supercomputer will allow scientists to scale up their existing work in areas such as agriculture and healthcare.
At the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research in Pune, Prime Minister Narendra Modi advises scientists to develop low-cost technologies that can cater to India's specific requirements.
Earlier, Modi visited the IISER, Pune, campus and interacted with the students and researchers. He also visited the state-of-the-art supercomputer PARAM BRAHMA, deployed by C-DAC in IISER, which has a peak computing power of 797 Teraflops.
Later, in Pune, he also launched a fund-raising initiative for the welfare of the families of armed forces (retired and martyred) on the occasion of Armed Forces Day. Narendra Modi donated money from his salary, handing it over to the eight-year-old daughter of Armyman Shahid Kunal Gosavi, who had martyred in 2016. Shahid Kunal Gosavi had killed by terrorists in 2016 in Nagrota near Jammu.