Dr Jitendra Singh hails ISRO for aiding India’s COVID battle
Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh has hailed Indian Space Research Organisation, ISRO for aiding India’s COVID battle.
The Minister said, ISRO has always been at the forefront in bringing laurels to the nation in the last seven years by way of series of internationally acclaimed accomplishments, which have also been acknowledged by world’s premier space institutions like NASA.
He said, even though many of the space projects were constrained to slow down due to COVID, the scientific fraternity at ISRO lost no time in diverting their resources and energies to assist India’s fight against Corona.
Dr Jitendra Singh appreciated ISRO for providing Liquid Medical Oxygen continuously on a large scale to several State Governments from their own manufacturing facilities or from the existing stock.
He said, ISRO also engaged in repurposing existing resources, scaling up of capacity of their facilities and also transferred technology to supplement the country’s fight against the second wave of COVID-19, when the wave was at its peak.