02 April, Bengaluru
Indian Space Research Organisation, ISRO, for the first time has inducted the private sector to make a full multi-crore heavy duty satellite.
A consortium led by Alpha Design Technologies, Bengaluru is tasked to make two full satellites for India’s navigation system.
Director of ISRO Satellite Centre in Bengaluru Dr. M. Annadurai said, there was a gap between the space agency’s requirement and production capability. The private sector will now bridge this gap, he said.