A year after ISRO launch: CoEP gets Rs 50 lakh for Swayam Phase II

A year after ISRO launch: CoEP gets Rs 50 lakh for Swayam Phase II

In a major boost to the space-based activities being carried out at College of Engineering Pune (CoEP), the state government this week allocated Rs 50 lakh for the second phase of Mission Swayam. On June 22 last year, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) had
successfully launched COEP satellite, Swayam, along with 19 others. The Maharashtra state department of higher and technical education is sharing the Swayam’s Cube SAT 2 (CSAT) mission set for a budget of Rs 83.50 lakh with ISRO. Confirming the development to Pune Newsline, CoEP faculty advisor CSAT (satellite initiative), Manisha Khaladkar, said, “The government has approved the budget of Rs 50 lakh and we are now awaiting a final go ahead from ISRO.” Read More…

 

Credit By : The Indian Express

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