New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today will virtually launch the Indian Space Association (ISpA) at 11 am. Prime Miniseris also scheduled to interact with representatives of the space industry on the occasion today.
Sharing a message on Twitter, the Prime Minister on Sunday wrote, "At 11 AM tomorrow, 11th October, I will join the programme to launch the Indian Space Association. I am happy to be getting the opportunity to interact with leading stakeholders of the sector. Those interested in the world of space and innovation must-watch tomorrow's programme."
At 11 AM tomorrow, 11th October, I will join the programme to launch the Indian Space Association. I am glad to be getting the opportunity to interact with leading stakeholders of the sector. Those interested in the world of space and innovation must watch tomorrow’s programme.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) October 10, 2021
The PMO office in release said that the Indian Space Association is the premier industry association of space and satellite companies, which aspires to be the collective voice of the Indian space industry. It will undertake policy advocacy and engage with all stakeholders in the Indian space domain, including the government and its agencies. Indian Space Association will help in making India self-reliant, technologically advanced and a leading player in the space arena, read the release.
ISpA is represented by leading homegrown and global corporations with advanced capabilities in space and satellite technologies. Its founding members include L&T, Nelco (Tata Group), OneWeb, Bharti Airtel, Mapmyindia, Walchandnagar Industries and Ananth Technology Limited. Other core members include Godrej, Hughes India, Azista-BST Aerospace Private Limited, BEL, Centum Electronics and Maxar India.