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ISRO's GAGAN to provide navigational support to Railways

GAGAN is an indigenous navigational guide system developed by ISRO on the lines of GPS system of the US

ISRO has said it will provide navigational support to the country's Railways through 'GAGAN' (GPS-aided geo-augmented navigation) system. "ISRO will provide satellite-generated information to the railways through space technology-based tools that will provide safety at unmanned level crossings," ISRO Chairman A S Kiran Kumar told reporters here yesterday in reply to a question on how will ISRO help the Railways in using the navigational support system. "There are host of requirements for using GAGAN in railways. We are providing some solutions," Kumar ...