Panel Seeking Increase ISRO Outlay by 50%

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  • The Chairman of the visiting Parliamentary Committee on Science & Technology said the panel would recommend a 50 per cent higher budgetary outlay for the Department of Space (DoS) for the upcoming financial year.
  • Congress leader Ashwani Kumar said that the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has contributed a lot to the social and defence needs of the country.
  • It undoubtedly needs a bigger budget for new projects.