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User Ministries/Departments of the Central Government
Remote Sensing Agencies in State Governments and Union Territories.
Quasi Government Organisations, NGOs and the Private Sector for developmental purposes through
Educational institutions in promotion of research and development in space science and
International government and private firms seeking the services such as launch service, satellite realisation service, launch support service, etc.
The Department of Space has evolved the following programmes with the objective of promoting &
developing application of space science and space technology:
Launch Vehicle programme having indigenous capability for launching the satellites.
Programme for telecommunications, broadcasting, meteorology, development of education etc.
Remote Sensing Programme for application of satellite imagery for various developmental purposes.
NavIC system for satellite based navigation
Research and Development in Space Sciences and Technology for serving the end of applying them for national development.
International co-operation for mutual benefit and disaster management
Capacity building for developing and harnessing the Space technologies
Promotion and authorisation of private players in Space sector
Providing know-how and training at national and international levels
Services Provided by The Department of Space
Provide national space infrastructure for the telecommunication needs of the country.
Provide satellite services required for weather forecasting, monitoring etc.
Provide satellite imagery required for the developmental and security needs of the country.
Provide satellite imagery and specific products and services required for application of space science and technology for developmental purposes to the Central Government, State Governments, Quasi Governmental Organisations, NGOs and the private sector.
Provide space based navigation system
Provide launch services, satellite or sub-systems, launch support, mission support, ground system support and disaster management
Transfer of technologies for technological, industrial and societal applications
Promote Research & Development in space sciences and technology.
The Department of Space is committed to
While making the above mentioned objectives operational, Department of Space will
Establish and maintain national space infrastructure for telecommunication, broadcasting and navigation needs of the country
Provide satellite service including imagery for weather forecasting, disaster management, natural resources survey and monitoring of the environment
Provide its products and services in a prompt, efficient and transparent manner to all the users/clients
Promote and authorise private firms to play their role in Space sector, globally