Union Minister Dr. Jitendra Singh says, ISRO is now considered leading space agency in the world
Union Minister of State for Science and Technology, Dr. Jitendra Singh has said that India’s stature in space research is growing day-by-day and is now competing with the space elites.
Felicitating ISRO scientists at an event in New Delhi yesterday, Dr. Singh said, ISRO is now considered a leading space agency in the world despite the time advantage NASA and other Space agencies once enjoyed. He added that countries like the US and Russia who once looked down on India now want to partner up.
The Minister said that India enjoyed the additional benefit of the country’s rich traditional knowledge. He highlighted, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s work in promoting space research has increased transparency and boosted its popularity amongst citizens.
Addressing the gathering, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla said that India needs co-operation from dedicated individuals and organizations to lead in the science and technology sector.