The International Seminar on Indian Space Programme: Trends and Opportunities for Industry was inaugurated on 21 November 2017. The seminar is being organised by Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), Antrix Corporation Limited (the commercial arm of ISRO), in coordination with Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI).
The objective of this two-day conference is to deliberate on the best practices, pursue the ongoing discussion process to support further work of India’s Space Sector and facilitate arriving at coherent framework, where in India’s Space Sector can start expanding the domestic and global opportunities through enhanced partnerships and collaborations.
That technological innovations have undergone a giant leap with the passage of time. That the development and progress of the country is directly dependent on the strides made in the sector of space growth. That ISRO has presently 42 operational satellites and has set new benchmarks in Lunar and Mars exploration by Indias successful launch of Chandrayaan And Mangalyaan. He said in the years to come the challenge will be decreasing the cost of access to space for optimal advantage of common people and to utilize the talent base of demographically young country.