Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday stated that the Gaganyaan mission will probably be a historic achievement within the subject of science and expertise for India within the 21st century and a milestone for New India.
“On the solemn event of Republic Day, it provides me nice pleasure to inform you about ‘Gaganyaan’. The nation has taken one other step in direction of this objective. In 2022, we will probably be celebrating 75 years of Independence. And on that event, we have now to fulfil the pledge to take an Indian into area by way of the Gaganyaan mission,” Modi stated in his first ‘Mann Ki Baat’ tackle of the yr.
“Gaganyaan mission will probably be a historic achievement within the subject of science and expertise for India within the 21st century. It can show to be a milestone for New India,” he added.
The Prime Minister additional stated 4 pilots of the Indian Air Pressure have been shortlisted for the mission and they are going to be going to Russia for coaching for the mission.
Modi stated these proficient youth have been symbols of India’s abilities, expertise, capability, braveness and goals.
“4 candidates have been chosen for the mission as astronauts, all 4 are pilots of the Indian Air Pressure. These proficient youth are symbols of India’s abilities, expertise, capability, braveness and goals. They are going to quickly be going to Russia for coaching within the subsequent few days,” Modi stated.
He expressed hope that the mission will result in a more in-depth and deeper relationship with Russia and prolonged his greetings to all individuals related to the venture.
“I’m assured this will probably be one other golden chapter of friendship and cooperation between India and Russia. They are going to be educated for over a yr. After that, the accountability of carrying the hopes and aspirations of the nation and hovering into area will relaxation on the shoulders of one in every of them. On the auspicious event of Republic Day, I congratulate these 4 children and the Indian and Russian scientists and engineers related to this mission,” he stated.
The Narendra Modi authorities has sanctioned Rs. 10,000 crores for the Gaganyaan venture. The launch will coincide with the 75th yr of India’s independence in 2022.