New Delhi: The Union government on Thursday informed Parliament that space technology will be gradually introduced in various sectoral areas with more applications for ease of living and extra space applications of space technology is being extensively used in areas like housing projects, including the smart city projects, laying down railway tracks, soil health card among others.
Replying to supplementaries during Question Hour, minister of state for space Jitendra Singh said in Rajya Sabha that New Space India Limited (NSIL), a PSU set up by ISRO, is working for application of space technology towards imp-roving ease of living.
“It was in 2019 the NSIL has come into being. The participation of these agencies along with the industry is actually guided by strict regulations. It is not exactly transferring into the private sector ...May be in the manufacturing of certain instruments, nut and bolts they come to our cooperation and help,” said the minister.
To a supplementary on ‘Chandrayaan Mission’, the minister said that it will be unfair to describe the mission as a failure as technologically the launch was successful.