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PM Modi Inaugurates IN-SPACe HQ In Ahmedabad

IN-SPACe) was approved by the Union cabinet in June 2020 and Prime Minister formally inaugurated the headquarters IN-SPACe at Bopal, Ahmedabad.

Photo Credit : PM Modi/ Twitter


Indian National Space Promotion and Authorization Centre (IN-SPACe) will provide excellent opportunities for all, especially for the youth of India with the best scientific minds to showcase their talent, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi 

"The nodal body shall remove all the hurdles that stop Indian youth from progressing in their path. The sky is not the limit for the private space sector which will not just be the vendors but big winners. IN-SPACe has the potential to revolutionize the space sector in India with space exploration, tourism and space diplomacy playing key roles," he said.

IN-SPACe will oversee the utilisation of government-owned facilities of the department of space by the private space industry and ensure greater private industry participation in the sector, including educational and research institutions.

The body will also seek newer avenues of involvement between ISRO and the private sector. Existing ISRO infrastructure will be made accessible to the space industry to enable them to test their space-related activities.

Subba Rao Pavuluri, President SIA-India said, "This is a very significant day for the Indian Space Sector as the Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates the HQ of IN-SPACe, a nodal agency to regulate, hand-hold and promote participation of private space sector in end-to-end space activities. PM Modi sets forth the importance of IN-SPACe primed to play an anchoring role in transforming the space sector in India expected to capture a larger share of the global space economy and ensure greater private participation in the sector."

Anil Prakash, DG SIA-India said, "It is a happy day for the Space sector in India, and SIA-India shares optimism of the industry during the inauguration of IN-SPACe Headquarters at Bhopal, Ahmedabad by Prime Minister Narendra Modi Ji on June 10, 2022. SIA-India looks forward to working with IN-SPACe, NSIL and ISRO to help the industry realise its true potential. IN-SPACe will be the key to addressing the needs and demands of the private space industry, start-ups, and the educational and research institutions, and explore ways to promote India as an attractive destination for partnership and collaboration with global space companies."

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