Prime Minister Narendra Modi will do a virtual launch of the Indian Space Association (ISPA) on Monday at 11 am. He will also interact with representatives of the space industry on the occasion.
The Prime Minister wrote on Twitter on Sunday, “Tomorrow October 11 at 11 am, I will be attending the launch event of the Indian Space Association. I am delighted to have the opportunity to interact with key stakeholders in the sector. Those interested Be sure to check out tomorrow’s event in the world of space and innovation.”
Tomorrow on October 11 at 11 am I will attend the launch program of the Indian Space Association. I am delighted to have the opportunity to interact with key stakeholders in the sector. Those interested in the world of space and innovation are a must-see tomorrow’s program.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) 10 October 2021
A release from the Prime Minister’s Office said that ISPA is the premier industry association of space and satellite companies, which aspires to be the collective voice of the Indian space industry.
It will advocate the policy and engage with all stakeholders in the Indian space sector, including the government and its agencies.
Echoing the Prime Minister’s vision of Atmanirbhar Bharat, ISPA will help make India self-reliant, technologically advanced and a leading player in the space sector, read the release.
ISpA is represented by leading domestic and global corporations with advanced capabilities in space and satellite technologies.
Its founding members include Larsen & Toubro, Nelco (Tata Group), OneWeb, Bharti Airtel, MapmyIndia, Walchandnagar Industries and Anant Technology Limited. Other key members include Godrej, Hughes India, Azista-BST Aerospace Pvt Ltd, BEL, Centum Electronics and Maxar India.