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ISRO Technical Liaison Unit at Moscow Approved by Cabinet

Current context: The Union Cabinet chaired by PM Modi has approved the setting up of ISRO Technical Liaison Unit (ITLU) at Moscow, Russia on 31st July 2018.
ISRO Technical Liaison Unit at Moscow Approved by Cabinet 
  • ISRO Technical Liaison Units (ITLU) is instituted with the prime objective to enhance coordination with the Russian Government and space agency.
  • An ISRO Scientist/Engineer would be designated as “Counsellor (Space)” at the ITLU Moscow office and the Liaison Officer will provide the technical information about the developments in research and technology to Indian Government, Industries, researchers etc.
  • The collaboration is made keeping in view the 2022 timeline of Gaganyaan programme, to avail technological cooperation from International space agencies.
  • Department of Space has earlier instituted ISRO Technical Liaison Units (ITLU) at Washington, USA and Paris, France for increasing international level technical collaboration.

Question:

Q.1 ISRO has recently instituted an ISRO Technical Liaison Unit (ITLU) in which country?
a. China
b. Japan
c. Israel
d. Russia
ISRO Technical Liaison Unit at Moscow Approved by Cabinet ISRO Technical Liaison Unit at Moscow Approved by Cabinet Reviewed by Neha Verma on August 01, 2019 Rating: 5

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