Researchers from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-Bombay have developed a microprocessor named as ‘AJIT’.
It is completely indigenously designed, conceptualized, developed and manufactured by the fellow group of IITians.
- They also developed a toolset called AHIR-V2 that can convert an algorithm to hardware and to design the microprocessor circuit.
- The chip of the microprocessor ‘AJIT’ was developed at Semi-Conductor Laboratory in Chandigarh.
- This was the first time that an academia institute, industry and government have worked together for development of new technology.
- The microprocessor project was funded by Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), IIT Bombay and Mumbai based Powai Labs.