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Future of space programme: Why India needs to build its own By DrAjeyLele Modi 2.0 is going to be a challenge for Mr Modi himself. This is because in few areas he had raised significant expectations during his first term and now he requires to build-up on these expectations. Outer Space is one arena, where Modi 1.0 had

On May 16 this year, Indian Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman electrified the Space community with the bold announcement on boosting private participation in Space activities. Here is what the minister said: Indian private sector will be a co-traveler in the country’s Space sector journey.

ISRO’S THRUST AREAS Since its establishment in 1969, ISRO has been guided by a set of mission and vision statements covering both the societal objectives and the thrust areas. The first area was of satellite communication, with INSAT and GSAT as the backbones, to address the national needs for telecommunication, broadcasting and broadband infrastructure.

The term Indo Pacific, as a new geopolitical construct and as a term used to denote an economic and strategic community continues to gain ground in academic and policy circle. In June 2018 at the Shangri La Dialogue in Singapore, when PM Narendra Modi outlined the Indian version of the definition of Indo Pacific as a

The next 50 years will look very different (see Science section). Falling costs, new technologies, Chinese and Indian ambitions, and a new generation of entrepreneurs promise a bold era of space development. It will almost certainly involve tourism for the rich and better communications networks for all;

पारदर्शी लेटरल इंट्री से विशेषज्ञों की सेवायें मिलेंगी आज कोई भी इस बात से इंकार नहीं करेगा कि भारत की तरक्की में सबसे बड़ी बाधा अगर कोई है तो वहनौकरशाही है, जिसने विकास की इस प्रक्रिया को धीमा करने में बहुत महत्वपूर्ण भूमिका निभाई है। नौकरशाही की औपनिवेशिक मानसिकता, उनकी असक्षमता, उसका गैर-विशेषीकरण, उनका निजी स्वार्थ, सभी