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December 20th, 2013
India Plans for an Operational Regional Navigation Satellite System by 2015

is hoping that its own regional navigation satellite, on the lines of ‘s, will become operational by 2015, the government said Wednesday. Replying to a question on India’s space programme vis-a-vis China’s, Minister of State in the PMO V. Narayanaswamy told the Lok Sabha that the first satellite for the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS) was launched in July this year. An Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) initiative, the IRNSS is designed to provide better accuracy from 10 miles over India and the region extending about 1,500 km around India. Read More