India to become 7th country to have  National Quantum Mission

India is second developing country that have Quantum Technology Mission after China

Budget 2020 announced ₹ 8,000 Cr. over the next 5-years in the National Mission on Quantum Technology 

The mission can help prepare next generation skilled manpower, boost translational research.

Quantum principal will be used for engineering solutions to extremely complex problems in computing, communication, sensing and mechanics

Top global companies suuch as IBM, Microsoft and Google are already running quantum R&D programmes. India has taken three years to finetune its mission plans.

ET gathers that the mission is lined up for the Union Cabinet's approval, which is expected very soon

So far, advanced quantum computing has been attempted only by a handful of developed nation, such as the US, Germany, France and Japan

China is the only developing nation to be working on advanced quantum technology.