The Indian government has initiated the process of developing at least 70 supercomputers in the country for use in high level research in different fields including weather forecast, predictions of natural disasters and defense applications. The government will make every possible effort to complete development of these supercomputers within next seven years i.e by 2022. The project, which costs around Rs. 4,500 crore is in its nascent stage. It will come up with association of the Department of Science and Technology and the Department of Information and Technology (DIT). These super computers will be in different parts of country.