Prof. C.N.R. Rao
Bharat Ratna, D.Sc., Ph.D., FRS, Hon. FRSC
Prof. Venu Gopal Achanta
Quantum information processing is going to revolutionize the future. It is not just quantum key distribution and quantum computing but we are looking at developing novel materials and their applications. In addition to the new quantum materials, interaction between light and matter to reach regimes in which even the vaccum states are modified and contribute to new states. Considerable amount of research resources are being dedicated to these areas world over. With the Indian government's push to be a leader in quantum technologies, India has the potential to be a world leader. For this, we have to sincerely focus on the deliverables. There are collaborative opportunities to realize, single photon sources, random number generators, quantum gates, different high fidelity qubits, error correction codes, on-chip implementations, among others. QIQT has established itself as a platform to initiate and train young students, and for experts to exchange ideas. Wish this edition of QIQT will help further the research in the area of quantum information processing.