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Cabinet approves National Mission on Interdisciplinary Cyber-Physical Systems NM-ICPS



Cabinet approves National Mission on Interdisciplinary Cyber-Physical Systems (NM-ICPS) Details, Aim, Benefits, Highlights

Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister, Narendra Modi on 8th December 2018, has approved the launch of the National Mission on Interdisciplinary Cyber-Physical Systems (NM-ICPS) to address ever-increasing technological requirements of the society.

The NM-ICPS mission will be implemented by the Science and Technology Department, at a total budget of Rs 3,660 crore for a period of 5 years. It would take into account the international trends and road-maps of leading countries for the next generation of technologies.

The NM-ICPS mission aims to establish 15 Technology Innovation Hubs (TIH), 6 Application Innovation Hubs (AIH) and 4 Technology Translation Research Parks (TTRP). 

The NM-ICPS mission implementation would bring cyber-physical systems and associated technologies within reach of the country and would adopt them to address India-specific national and regional issues.

The NM-ICPS mission would also produce next generation skilled manpower in cyber-physical systems, give impetus to advance research, boost translational research, and accelerate entrepreneurship and startup ecosystem development.

The NM-ICPS mission would also place India at par with other advanced countries and derive several direct and indirect benefits



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