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Central Government Sanctions to the National Mission to Focus on Cyber and Physical Systems Connectivity

Central Government Sanctions to the National Mission to Focus on Cyber and Physical Systems Connectivity

The Indian Government has confirmed Rs. 3660 crore o the national mission in order to boost the growth of technologies and CPS-based applications (cyber-physical systems). The Department of Science and Technology will carry out the mission along with few industries and international academic and research institutions.

Various places will be used to operate the mission. The places include 4 tech translation research parks, 6 sectoral application Hubsin select academia, 15 tech innovation hubs and tech and R&D institutes.

The main aim of the mission is to promote tech development with the help of expert-driven and consortium-based research. Apart from that, the mission will also focus on the development of vital human resources with the help of fellowships.

The mission will promote basic and translational research based on the development of CPS technologies. CPS refers to (computer-based interface).

Under CPS, there are various technologies like actuators and sensors, energy harvesters, cloud computing, power-efficient electronics,and distributed-in-network computing.  To design the basic CPS technologies, few technologies are required, i.e. AI, IOT, ML, data science robotics, predictive learning, cybersecurity, the blockchain, GIS.

There will be grand challenges and competitions for the promotion of innovation, start-up ecosystems,and entrepreneurship. The competitors will recognize innovation which can build a pipeline for tech business incubators. The winners will be rewarded with seed funding from prototyping and grants.



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