Shivpuri: Space research devices that are being purchased by us from America for several crores are now being manufactured in our country. The beginning has been made by ISRO scientist Dr Siddharth Jain.
For this achievement, Dr Jain, a resident of Shivpuri in Madhya Pradesh, has been awarded the Young Investigator Award at a special function in Coimbatore. Siddhartha got this achievement with his team in 11 months. These devices were used in GSAT-19 and GSAT-29 satellite.
Senior Scientist in Indian Space Research Organization, Bengaluru (ISRO), Dr. Siddharth Jain’s parents are Dr RK Jain and Dr Anita Jain. Dr. Siddharth said that when India launched GSAT-11 sometime back, ‘Busbar’ used in the launch was purchased by India from US.
After this, the Director General of ISRO told the scientists that we should now develop it in our own country. After this, a team of ISRO scientists worked hard for 11 months to manufacture “Busbar” and finally developed it in India itself.
During the launch of the spacecraft satellite GSAT-19 and GSAT-29 the equipment developed in our own country was used and the launch was successful.
The Society of Aerospace Engineering Company offers this award which comprises medal and a certificate.