GS-III: Science & Technology
The Quantum Communication Lab was recently inaugurated at Centre for Development of Telematics (C-DOT). The indigenously developed Quantum Key Distribution (QKD) solution by C-DOT was also unveiled which can support a distance of more than 100 kilometers on standard optical fiber. Development of indigenous QKD solution is essential to address security threats of data posed by rapid advancement in Quantum Computing.
With reference to Quantum Computing, consider the following statements:
Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct?
For India, the space sector means better mapping, imaging and connectivity facilities for the common people. In this regard, discuss the major steps taken by the Government for privatisation of Space? (250 words)