Leadership deficit in ISRO and Modi Government’s initiative to go for Space Sector reforms

Lalit Shastri Over the years and in public interest, Newsroom24x7 has been following closely the working and performance of the Space Headquarters that they prefer to call ISRO, and also different Centres linked with India’s Space Programme and working under Department of Space. The present dispensation virtually scuttled the privatisation move and issued just an… Read More Leadership deficit in ISRO and Modi Government’s initiative to go for Space Sector reforms

Space Sector reforms and ISRO: Will it be business as usual?

Lalit Shastri On June 23, when it was already confirmed that the Union Cabinet would be meeting on Wednesday 24 June and the restructuring of the Space Sector was an important agenda, the twitter handle of ISRO announced “Secretary, DOS/Chairman, ISRO will be addressing tomorrow (Wednesday June 24, 2020) at 11:30 am tentatively. Live streaming… Read More Space Sector reforms and ISRO: Will it be business as usual?

Indian National Space Promotion & Authorisation Centre will create the ground for participation of private industries in the Space Sector

Newsroom24x7 Network India takes first step towards restructuring the Space Sector New Delhi: Carrying forward it’s plan to restructure India’s Space Sector, the Government of India has decided to set up Indian National Space Promotion & Authorisation Centre to pave the way for the participation of private industries in space activities by introducing policies supported… Read More Indian National Space Promotion & Authorisation Centre will create the ground for participation of private industries in the Space Sector

PM should be alert to machinations to upset the plan to reform the Space Sector

Lalit Shastri Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman had made the announcement on 16 May that the Union Government has decided to go ahead with structural reforms in eight priority sectors, including Space and Atomic Energy, Defence Production, Civil Aviation, and Power Sector. In the Space Sector, private sector participation will be boosted, the Finance Minister… Read More PM should be alert to machinations to upset the plan to reform the Space Sector

The Old Order Changeth, Yielding Place to New – Update on Structural Reform in Space Sector

Tapan Misra Many well wishers of ISRO, some are serving and retired colleagues, many of our citizens, justifiably proud of ISRO and its achievements, expressed reservations about my facebook post on 17 May and also the plan of Government of India towards structural reforms in space sector. We need to examine certain broad contours of… Read More The Old Order Changeth, Yielding Place to New – Update on Structural Reform in Space Sector

ISRO and the path to reform the space sector

Lalit Shastri The wheels of the government machinery move quite fast during crisis situation. One such move is the reorganization of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) by the government of India. The Finance Minister has announced in her economic package that the Private Sector will be allowed to compete on a level playing field in… Read More ISRO and the path to reform the space sector

Space Sector reforms will give a new thrust to India’s space programme: Dr Jitendra Singh

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: Dr Jitendra Singh, MoS In-Charge Department of Atomic Energy and Department of Space, said on Sunday 17 May 2020 that for over six decades, India’s Space technology and Atomic Energy operated behind a shroud of secrecy and it became virtually a taboo to plan anything new or out – of -box,… Read More Space Sector reforms will give a new thrust to India’s space programme: Dr Jitendra Singh