Param is the first supercomputer developed by Indian scientists. The first supercomputer assembled indigenously, called Param Shivay, was installed in IIT (BHU).
- Vijay Pandurang Bhatkar is the man behind Param
- He developed the first Indian supercomputer, the PARAM 8000, in 1991
- Later the PARAM 10000 was developed in 1998
- He built the National Param Supercomputing Facility (NPSF) based on the PARAM series