(The Gist of PIB) UNNATI- Uni space
Nano satellite Assembly & Training Programme of ISRO
UNNATI- Uni space Nano satellite
Assembly & Training Programme of ISRO
Space Technology has been provided with more budgetary allocations
during the last five years and now it is utilised in Infrastructure
Developments like roads, Railway lines and most importantly in disaster
management, said Union Minister of State for Atomic Energy and Space
Development of North Eastern Region (I/C), Prime Minister’s Office,
Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Dr. Jitendra Singh.
He was addressing the gathering after inaugurating the UNNATI- (Unispace
Nanosatellite Assembly & Training) programme organized by ISRO in Bengaluru
The Minister said that application of Science & Technology has become
more in our day-today activities.
Space Technology in India has entered every household. Space security is
the in-thing and it will be on top priority in future.
The Minister appreciated the efforts of ISRO in launching various
satellites and its space programmes, particularly Chandrayaan Mission.
About the program
UNNATI, a capacity building programme on Nanosatellite development, is
an initiative by ISRO to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the first
United Nations conference on the exploration and peaceful uses of outer
The programme provides opportunities to the participating developing
countries to strengthen in assembling, integrating and testing of
Nanosatellite. UNNATI programme is planned to be conducted for 3 years by
U.R. Rao Satellite Centre of ISRO in 3 batches and will target to benefit
officials of 45 countries.
The first batch started today in which 30 delegates from 17 countries