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Indian researchers fighting drug-resistant epilepsy

Computational neuroscience is gathering momentum in India, empowered by the Indian National Knowledge Network, connecting researchers and databases across the country. One of the promising initiatives is the Centre for Excellence in Epilepsy, investigating the complex changes associated with the development of drug-resistant epilepsy.

Providing healthcare in an entirely new dimension

The Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences in India is a leader in the field of telemedicine, e-health and allied technologies. India's national research and education network has been integrated within the hospital environment to improve the adoption and application of digital technologies for health.

Grid computing helps India manage floods, monsoons and climate change

The Indian summer monsoon is a manifestation of complex interactions between land, ocean and atmosphere and the simulation of its mean pattern and its variability on inter-annual scales is one of the challenging problems in climate studies. The correct prediction of this complex phenomenon is vital to national planning and economic policy making.

Virtual classrooms deliver India’s flagship engineering education to more people

The Indian Institutes of Technology, IITs, are the flagships of Indian engineering education. Getting into an IIT is the dream of every aspiring engineer in India, and each year over a million people take the entrance exam. But competition is fierce: with only 10.000 (2%) passing the exam, the IITs are among the institutes with the lowest acceptance rate worldwide.

Safe and secure information highway for India’s Department of Atomic Energy

As a widespread organization with research establishments, production facilities and nuclear power plants in locations spread over the entire expanse of India, The Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) requires a robust communication fabric and high speed connectivity for access to global mega science projects like the Large Hadron Collider, CERN, and the Synchrotron Facility at Grenoble, France.