ISRO has started an annual program called “Young Scientist Programme (Yuvika-2019), on May 13, 2019. A total of 111 students representing each State and Union Territory of India were brought for fifteen days to four ISRO Centers. The programme was primarily aimed at imparting basic knowledge on Space Technology, Space Science and Space Applications. A special session was also arranged for interaction with eminent space scientists.
Indian Space Research Organisation has developed a capacity building program “UNNATI” for development of nano satellites for the participants from other countries. First batch of this programme was successfully concluded on March 15, 2019 benefiting 29 participants from 17 countries.
This information was provided by the Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Development of North-Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, DrJitendra Singh in written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today.