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27 August, 2020

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Swadeshi Microprocessor Challenge launched

Swadeshi Microprocessor Challenge launched

Launched by: Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MeitY)

Aim:

  • To provide further impetus to the strong ecosystem of Start-up, innovation and research in the country.
  • To realize the ambition of self-reliance.
  • Indigenously developed microprocessors SHAKTI and VEGA have also been rolled out under the Microprocessor Development Programme.

Microprocessor Development Programme

Aim:

  • Meeting India’s future requirements of strategic and industrial sectors
  • To mitigate the issues of security, licensing, technology obsolescence and cutting dependency on imports.
  • It is a successful step to achieve the goal of vibrant ecosystem of Electronic System Design & Manufacturing in India.

Source: ANI

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