IISER TVM Research Contributes To National Quantum Mission

The institute provided assistance in drafting the detailed project report for the recently announced National Quantum Mission worth of Rs 6003 crore

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Thiruvananthapuram (IISER TVM) is researching in several areas that form an integral part of the recently announced National Quantum Mission. Quantum Computing and Quantum Technologies represents a new frontier which promises to deliver several game changing developments to society at large. The institute has a presence in all the major themes of the National Quantum Mission, namely Quantum Computing; Quantum Communication; Quantum Sensing, and Quantum Materials. This puts the institute in a position to contribute to all facets of the mission and to help realise the deliverables of the mission in a timely manner.

IISER TVM is a part of the Quantum Enabled Science and Technology (QuEST) programme of the Department of Science and Technology, a precursor to the National Quantum Mission, worth Rs 6003 crore. The institute has contributed in building the roadmap of this mission. As a part of QuEST, IISER TVM hosted a consultation meeting for scientists and experts working in the fields of quantum computing, quantum communication and other quantum technologies and the officials from the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Govt of India, on the vertical, ‘Quantum Computing and Quantum Simulations’, one of the various thrust areas. Prof Anil Shaji, School of Physics, IISER TVM, contributed as a member of the committee that drafted the Detailed Project Report for the National Quantum Mission.

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