ISRO Chief K Sivan briefs media, says 'Private sectors to be allowed to build rockets'

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During a briefing, ISRO chief K Sivan said that the private sector will now be allowed to carry out space activities like building of rockets, satellites and providing launch services. He said the private sector can also be part of the inter-planetary missions of the Indian Space Research Organisation.

He also added that ISRO’s activities are not going to reduce and that ISRO will continue to carry our space-based activities including advanced research and development, inter-planetary and human space flight missions.

Participation of the private sector in the entire range of space activities, including planetary exploration missions was approved by the Cabinet.

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