Home » News » Science&Technology » India has launched 328 satellites from 33 different countries till date

India has launched 328 satellites from 33 different countries till date

Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr.Jitendra Singh said that Rs 900 Crore was allocated to ISRO for F.Y. 2020-21for developing capacity for launching of satellites. In a written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha, he said that the Department of Space has been involved in launching satellites of foreign countries since long. Total number of satellites launched till date is 328 from 33 different countries and the revenue earned till date is 25 M USD and 189 M Euros.  Moreover, Government of India has established NewSpace India Limited (NSIL), a PSU under Department of Space to commercially launch satellites and become financially   self-reliant.

ISRO is striving towards achieving Atmanirbharta in the field of capacity development in launching satellites; therefore, no policy is envisaged for seeking foreign cooperation in this direction.

In another related question, Dr Jitendra Singh said that ISRO facilities are extended to Indian industries and academia for testing their space systems. Satellites from M/s. Space Kidz India and M/s. Syzygy Space Technologies have undergone testing at UR Rao Satellite Centre, ISRO. He said, participation of private sector in space activities in India is expected to result in development of cutting edge Technologies, new applications & services. Overall it will make a bigger impact on space economy, he added.

The Minister said that Government has analysed the issues and concerns about national security while allowing Private companies to participate in space activities and appropriate measures have been taken by means of establishing Indian National Space Promotion and Authorisation Center (IN-SPACe), an independent nodal agency to authorize, monitor and regulate space activities in the country.

 

About IIPnews

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*

x

Check Also

Successful Flight Test of Smart Anti Airfield Weapon

In yet another milestone, DRDO successfully conducted captive and release trial of indigenously developed Smart ...

DST INSPIRE faculty from Chennai working on alternative anti-cancer therapy using transgenic zebrafish

Scientists are exploring an alternative anti-cancer therapy that involves targeting tumor generated the formation of ...

Biodiversity Conclave brings together Experts to discuss the Concerns Related with the Challenges of Biodiversity and Environment at IISF2020

Sixth India International Science Festival (IISF-2020) is being organized virtually from 22 December, 2020. CSIR ...

Indian scientists develop energy efficient smart screens from discarded groundnut shells

Indian scientists have developed an eco-friendly smart screen from groundnut shells that could help not ...

CSIR-CMERI develops World’s Largest Solar Tree

CSIR-CMERI has developed the World’s Largest Solar Tree, which is installed at CSIR-CMERI Residential Colony, ...

ARIES astronomers trace the mystery behind dwarf galaxy aberrations of massive star formatio

Amidst the billions of galaxies in the universe, a large number are tiny ones 100 ...

DST encourages translational research on Carbon Capture, Utilisation & Storage

Researchers interested in translational research on Carbon Capture, Utilisation, and Storage (CCUS) now have a ...

Bengaluru scientists fabricate invisible shield for electromagnetic interference

H G Wells’ ‘Invisible Man’ tweaked optical properties of the body to become invisible. Scientists ...

INST efforts to make magnetic hyperthermia-mediated cancer therapy as desired therapy for inoperable tumours

“The example from INST Mohali illustrates some of the compelling aspects of how Nanotechnology is ...

Indigenous Air Unique-quality Monitoring (AUM) Photonic System developed for Real-Time Remote Monitoring of Air Quality

World Health Organisation (WHO)’s reports show that the worsening state of poor air quality is ...

WP2Social Auto Publish Powered By : XYZScripts.com