Department of Space Current Affairs, GK & News

Detailed structure and activities of IN-SPACe released

The Department of Space has notified the detailed structure, roles and responsibilities of the Indian National Space Promotion and Authorization (IN-SPACe), which will be engaged in the commercialization of the space-related activities in the country. Highlights This is a single-window agency which is going to permit and oversee activities by private sector right from building ..

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Finance Minister presents First Supplementary Demand of Grants

The Union Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs, Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday, 28 November 2019 sought Parliament’s approval for capital infusion as a part of the first supplementary demand of grants for Rs 21,246.16 crore which will include: 1)About Rs, 8,820 crores will be spent for the newly-formed Union Territories of Ladakh and Jammu and ..

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Cabinet approves ISRO Technical Liaison Unit at Moscow

Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved setting up of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Technical Liaison Unit (ITLU) at Moscow, Russia. It is mandated to collaborate with Space agencies and industries in Russia and neighbouring countries for mutually synergetic outcomes. It will enable effective technical coordination for timely interventions on diversified ..

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ISRO inaugurates ‘Yuvika 2019’: The Young Scientist Programme

ISRO Chairman Dr K. Sivan inaugurated ISRO’s Young Scientist Programme called ‘Yuvika 2019’ at Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) SHAR, Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh. Key Highlights About: The YUVIKA (or ‘YUva VIgyani KAryakram’) 2019, is a two week (14 days) summer vacation residential training programme, which will be conducted by ISRO from 13 May to ..

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New company to be established under Department of Space

The government has approved setting up of a new company under the Department of Space to commercially exploit the research and development work carried out by Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) Centers and constituent units of DOS. Avenues for Commercialisation The following avenues provide opportunities for commercial exploitation of ISRO programmes: Small satellite technology transfer to industry. ..

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