Dr Jitendra Singh held a detailed update meeting with Director Space Application Centre, Dr Tapan Misra and other members of scientific fraternity at the Centre. He also went around different sections of the "Instrument Manufacturing and Upgrading Unit".
The Minister was informed that the new "Remote Sensor Camera" will be fully indigenous, living up to "Make in India" concept and may be available by early next year. The new gadget will be an improvement on the existing application used for infrastructure development works, soil management and even security related tasks.
Dr Jitendra Singh said that the country is proud of the achievements of our Space Scientists under the inspiration of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi and in the current year itself, a number of "firsts" were achieved including the launching of South Asia Satellite and world record of launching of 130 satellites at a single launch.
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