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|October 30, 1998||
Russia and India to share supercomputing technologyRussia today signed a protocol agreeing to enhance co-operation in strategic electronics that includes supercomputers and applications.
The Russians have given consent to set up a satellite link between the Russian Academy of Science and the Centre for Development of Advanced Computing at Pune for training in advanced computing.
V N Vaid, joint secretary, Department of Electronics and A P Manoshkin, head of the state committee for communications and information, signed the protocol.
Both sides have agreed to co-operate in a number of areas including trade, commerce, electronic governance and policy-related issues.
This is besides agreement on certification of electronics and information technology products including software, strategic electronics, microelectronics and materials, information technology and software and digital exchanges.
The Russian side noted Indian capabilities in information technology, particularly in the area of software production and exports to the US and Europe.
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