Developed by the Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC), Param Yuva II was inaugurated by Mr.Satyanarayana, secretary, department of electronics and information technology at Pune.
The supercomputer has been upgraded to 524 teraflops, about 10 times faster than the present facility. With an investment of Rs 16 crore, it was
developed in a record three months.Its the fastest supercomputer in India which is also the 62nd fastest in the world.
About 300 people from the C-DAC team were involved in the making of the supercomputer, which also promises to be energy efficient with 35% reduction in energy consumption as compared to the earlier facility.
The Indian Institutes of Technology and National Institutes of Technology can be linked to this computer through the national knowledge network model.