February 18, 2015

Project Rukmani

A Commemorative Stamp on Project Rukmani was released on 14th February 2015. GSAT-7, the multi-band communication satellite named Rukmani is the first satellite developed by ISRO and the sixth among seven INSAT-4 series communication satellites which was designed and developed by India.
Defence Minister Shri Manohar Parrikar released the stamp of the indigenous Naval communication satellite Rukmani, which is a dedicated Naval satellite, taking the Navy to the step in achieving complete digitisation of communications. It was released on board the aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya on the occasion of two days of Theatre Readiness Operational Level Exercise (TROPEX-2015), off the coast of Goa in the Arabian Sea.

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