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  • GEO Week 2022

    04 Nov 2022 Accra, Ghana, Republic of

    Government of India has opened the potential of the space sector for greater participation of Private Sector in space activities and Govt. space agency to focus on research and development and meet the requirements of national imperatives. Indian National Space Promotion and Authorization Centre (IN-SPACe) has been positioned for facilitating and regulating of space activities in India. Also, to better understand the observational requirements of the user community and for optimal utilization of the space based observational asset, the Space Applications Management Systems (SAMS) mechanism has been established.

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    Shantanu Bhatawdekar

    Scientific Secretary, ISRO
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  • GEO Week 2023

    10 Nov 2023 Cape Town, South Africa, Republic of

    Government of India has opened the potential of the space sector for greater participation of Private Sector in space activities and Govt. space agency to focus on research and development and meet the requirements of national imperatives. Indian National Space Promotion and Authorization Centre (IN-SPACe) has been positioned for facilitating and regulating of space activities in India. In order to better understand the observational requirements of the user community and for optimal utilization of the space based observational asset, the Space Applications Management Systems (SAMS) mechanism has been established. Indian Space Policy 2023 has been announced where first of its kind satellite data liberalisation has been done. As per this, Indian Remote Sensing Satellite (IRS) data having 5m and higher spatial resolution are made available on ‘free and open’ basis to all. Any resolution of IRS data (produced using public funds) is made available “free of any charges” to Government agencies. All archived IRS satellite data & satellite derived thematic data is made available on ‘free and open basis’ to all sectors.

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    Dr. Prakash Chauhan

    Director, National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC) Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)
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