The BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) nations will soon launch mega projects in various fields of environment conservation, disaster management, cyber crime, precision medicine, all of which will be handled using advanced computational capabilities.
An announcement to this effect was made during a three-day meet of BRICS representatives in city here last evening.
The second BRICS Working Group (WG) meet, which started Tuesday, saw the representatives deliberating on the effective use of High Performance Computing (HPC) and Information and Communications Technology (ICT) in devising smart solutions for the numerous problems the BRICS nations face.
Along with Indian scientists, the meeting saw participation of 20 international delegates from Brazil and Russia.
Representatives from South Africa and China could not attend, said a spokesperson here last evening.