Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday India will soon mark its presence on the Moon with the Chandrayaan-2 Assignment and appreciated Using space technology in saving Life and Assets and in Bringing government Strategies.
“We have produced a world record for launching 104 satellites simultaneously from the same spacecraft.
He added that Indian satellites symbolise the country’s growing power and help in establishing better connections with different countries.
“It’s contributed a wonderful deal in fostering relations with many nations of the world.
“Through its exceptionally aggressive launching services, today India not just propels satellites of developing nations but also those of developed nations.”
Modi said the government is using space technology in delivering government schemes in addition to maintaining accountability in government programmes.
For example, he explained the’Home For All’ scheme entails geo-tagging of about 40 lakh houses spread over 23 nations.
He said the government has distributed NAVIC apparatus to fishermen which is assisting in providing them safety and developing the market.
Appreciating the usage of space technology in devices for saving life and assets, he explained:”Whether it is cyclone, or rail and road security, all of these safety measures are being bolstered by distance technology.”
Modi also said that the amount of effective space missions tried since the country’s liberty until 2014 have been equal to those successfully finished in the past four years.
The Prime Minister remembered Vikram Sarabhai saying he played an important part in India’s space program.
“Our space program was possible due to countless young scientists… The skies and stars have constantly enthralled children. Our distance programme provides an impetus to kids to think big and reach across those boundaries, which have been considered impossible till now.”