Prime Minister Modi to launch the Indian Space Association

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The Indian Space Association (ISpA) was launched on October 11 by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, he also met with representatives from the space industry. As part of its policy advocacy efforts, the ISpA will engage with all players in the Indian space domain, including the Indian government and its many agencies.
About ISpA
The Indian Space Association (ISpA) is the most critical industrial association representing space and satellite firms in India. ISpA is comprised of top domestic and international enterprises with superior skills in space and satellite technology, as well as government agencies.
The ISpA’s founding members include Nelco (a member of the Tata group), Bharti Airtel, Larsen & Toubro, Mapmyindia, OneWeb, Walchandnagar Industries, and Ananth Technology Limited, among others. BEL, Godrej, Hughes India, Centum Electronics, Azista-BST Aerospace Private Limited, and Maxar India are among the company’s founding members.
Aims and Function of Organization
Following the Prime Minister’s vision of Atma Nirbhar Bharat, the Indian Space Professionals Association (ISpA) aims to become the collective voice of India’s space sector. It will engage with all stakeholders in the Indian space sector and engage in policy advocacy on their behalf. Also involved would be the government and its agencies in the process of transforming India into an independent, technologically advanced, and leading actor in the space sector.
To make India self-sufficient in the space domain, ISpA strives to advocate for policy changes and engage with stakeholders in the Indian space sector, including government and non-governmental organisations (NGOs).
According to the release, “We are very privileged to have the Hon’ble Prime Minister grace the launch ceremony and explain his vision for the future of India’s space sector and for our nation to become a global leader in the space arena,” AK Bhatt said of the occasion.
India space sector
The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) is the driving force behind the country’s space sector (ISRO). The space industry comprises more than 500 private suppliers and several other organisations affiliated with the Department of Space. Independent private agencies are few and far between in the United States. However, since the beginning of the twenty-first century, the private sector has played an increasingly important role. The Indian space industry generated $7 billion in revenue in 2019, accounting for 2% of the world’s total space industry revenue.


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