Procedures to join GARUDA
GARUDA is India's first grid computing initiative, developed and deployed by C-DAC with the financial support of MIT, Govt. Of India. This is essentially an aggregation of resources comprising of computational nodes, mass storage and scientific instruments distributed across the country. The objective of the project is to encourage collaborative efforts in research, by bringing together academic, scientific and research communities and facilitate their requirements of compute intensive applications with guaranteed QoS.
Any user wants to use GARUDA resource, user’s institute/ Organization/ lab should be GARUDA partner. Institutes can become GARUDA Partners through:
Route1: Through a "Memorandum of understanding" (MOU), for full text of the MOU, please visit http://www.garudaindia.in/html/downloads.aspx
Route2: By signing a "Letter of Exchange (LOE) ". This is applicable only for new partners. In this scheme, Garuda services are provided free of cost for a period of six months. After six months, partnership can be continued through MOU as mentioned in Route 1.
Heads of the institutions are the signatories to MOU /LOE.
For more information and to Join GARUDA please contact:
Dr. Subrata Chattopadhyay
Chief Investigator, GARUDA
EPABX: +91-80-2524 4059/25341909/66116502