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Cabinet clears National Mission on Interdisciplinary Cyber-Physical Systems

IANS  |  New Delhi 

The on Thursday approved the launch of the National Mission on Interdisciplinary (NM-ICPS) to address ever-increasing technological requirements of the society.

The mission to be implemented by the Science and Technology Department, at a total outlay of Rs 3,660 crore for a period of five years, would take into account the international trends and road maps of leading countries for the next generation technologies, an statement said.

It said the implementation of the mission would bring and associated technologies within reach of the country and would adopt them to address India-specific national and regional issues.

It would also produce next generation skilled manpower in cyber-physical systems, give impetus to advance research, catalyse translational research, and accelerate entrepreneurship and startup ecosystem development, it added.

"It would also place at par with other advanced countries and derive several direct and indirect benefits," an said.

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First Published: Thu, December 06 2018. 23:18 IST
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