Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Department of Space
09-August-2012 17:37 IST
Human Space Flight

The Government has not yet taken up the human space flight programme, estimated, initially, in the year 2009 at Rs.12,400 crore.

Presently, the Government has taken up only development of a few critical technologies required for human space flight.

The above information was given by the Minister of State in the Ministry Personnel, PG & Pensions and in the Prime Minister’s Office (Shri V. Narayanasamy) in a written reply in the Lok Sabha.