GAGAN Current Affairs, GK & News

GAGAN  Current Affairs, GK & News

GEMINI system to aid fishermen

To avoid communication blackouts that led to 20 fishermen going missing in the aftermath of Cyclone Okchi in 2017, a slew of government departments, research agencies and private companies have developed GEMINI. What is GEMINI? It is a portable receiver linked to ISRO-satellites, that is ‘fail-proof’ and warn fishermen of danger. The Indian National Centre ..

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GoI launches GEMINI Device for Disaster Warning

The Government of India launched the GEMINI device that will provide information related to disaster warning. This is exclusively designed for fishermen about disasters when they are 10 to 12 km away from the coast. GEMINI GEMINI is Gagan Enabled Mariner’s Instrument for Navigation and Information. It disseminates seamlessly about emergency situations, communication on disaster ..

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Union Government launches GAGAN, aviation navigation system

Union Government has launched GPS-Aided Geo Augmented Navigation (GAGAN) system, for aviation navigation. It was launched by Union Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju in New Delhi. Facts about GAGAN system Jointly developed by Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and Airports Authority of India (AAI). It will provide augmentation service for GPS over the India, ..

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ISRO's GAGAN to provide navigational support to Indian Railways

ISRO has announced to provide navigational support to Indian Railways through GPS Aided Geo Augmented Navigation (GAGAN) system. The navigational support along with space technology-based tools will be provided to Indian Railways for unmanned level crossings safety. By using GAGAN software system, a train will get to know the location of any unmanned level crossing ..

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IMG studying GAGAN’s potential for non-aviation sector

The government has set up an Inter-Ministerial Group (IMG) under Secretary, Ministry of Civil Aviation to evaluate the potential of GAGAN (GPS Aided Augmented Navigation) system for non-aviation sectors. The group will examine the potential of sector-specific utilization of GAGAN system for its use in non-aviation sectors and develop apt work programmes using GAGAN signals ..

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