C-DAC is an autonomous scientific society of Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), Government of India.
It is primarily an R&D institution engaged in the design, development and deployment of electronics and advanced Information Technology (IT) products and solutions.
Established in 2002, Chennai Centre of C-DAC focuses on three major areas: Free and Open Source Software (FOSS), Ubiquitous Computing and Upskiling / Reskilling.
C-DAC Chennai is the National Resource Centre for Free and Open Source Software (NRCFOSS) that is setup with the twin roles of bridging the digital divide as well as strengthening the Indian Software industry.
C-DAC Chennai has built expertise in the latest technologies of Secured indigenous operating system, Blockchain, Next Generation Cyber security solutions, Micro services-based Software as service solutions, Secure online Exam system, AI & Machine Learning based solutions, LPWAN (Low Power wide area Network), IOT (Internet of Things) and 5G-SDN (Software Defined Network) Technologies.