Union Cabinet approves setting up of ISRO Technical Liaison Unit (ITLU) in Moscow
The Union Cabinet has approved the setting up of ISRO Technical Liaison Unit (ITLU) at Moscow in Russia eyeing Russian partnership for 2022 Gaganyaan Mission . The unit will enable effective technical coordination for timely interventions on diversified matters with Russia and neighbouring countries for realization of the programmatic targets of ISRO. The ITLU will also support the ongoing bilateral programmes of cooperation in space technology and act on behalf of ISRO. The Cabinet has also approved the signing of United Nations Convention on International Settlement Agreements (UNISA) resulting from mediation by India. The move will send a positive signal to foreign investors about India’s commitment to adhere to international practice on Alternative Dispute Resolution.