The history of computing in India began in 1955, when a HEC-2M designed by A.D. Booth was installed at the Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) in Calcutta.
When was first computer used in India?
A British-built HEC 2M computer, happened to be the first digital computer in India, which was imported and installed in Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, during 1955. Prior to that, this institute had developed a small Analog Computer in 1953, which is technically the first computer in India.
Who invented first computer in India?
Career. Bhatkar is best known as the architect of India’s national initiative in supercomputing where he led the development of Param supercomputers. He developed the first Indian supercomputer, the PARAM 8000, in 1991 and later the PARAM 10000 in 1998.
Which is the first computer name in India?
The story of the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research Automatic Calculator (TIFRAC) – the first mainframe general-purpose computer in India, developed by scientists at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research.
When was the first computer born?
The ENIAC was invented by J. Presper Eckert and John Mauchly at the University of Pennsylvania and began construction in 1943 and was not completed until 1946. It occupied about 1,800 square feet and used about 18,000 vacuum tubes, weighing almost 50 tons.
Who made first computer?
Who is the father of Indian computer?
Rangaswamy Narasimhan (1926–2007) was an Indian computer and cognitive scientist, regarded by many as the father of computer science research in India.
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Who founded CDAC?
The Inception of C-DAC
The story of CDAC starts in the 1980’s. At that time, India had an ongoing deal with US to provide her with Cray, a supercomputer (also called as High Performance Computing or HPC) developed by Cray, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company.