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The Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS) is designed to offer correct place data providers to help within the navigation of Indian ships.
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The Centre on Friday mentioned that Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS) has been accepted as a element of the World Wide Radio Navigation System (WWRNS) for operation within the Indian Ocean area by the International Maritime Organisation (IMO). The transfer will allow service provider vessels to make use of IRNSS for acquiring place data just like Global Positioning System (GPS) and Global Navigation Satellite System (GLONASS) to help within the navigation of ships in ocean waters throughout the space coated by 50N latitude, 55E longitude, 5S latitude and 110E longitude (roughly as much as 1500 km from Indian boundary).
The Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) of International Maritime Organisation (IMO) throughout its current assembly held from November 4-11 has accredited the popularity of the IRNSS as a element of the World-Wide Radio Navigation System, Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways mentioned in a press release. This is a major achievement of Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways (MoPSW), Directorate General of Shipping (DGS) and Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) in direction of ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’.
IRNSS is an unbiased regional navigation satellite tv for pc system developed by India. It is designed to offer correct place data service to help within the navigation of ships in Indian Ocean waters. A round has been issued by IMO on November 11, 2020 for data of the opposite member states of the organisation.