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GOVERNOR ATTENDS VELDICTORY SESSION OF SAGAR DISCOURSE 2.0

 Panaji: October 26, 2018

 Kartika 4, 1940 

Governor Smt (Dr) Mridula Sinha attended valedictory session of Security and growth for all in the region (SAGAR) discourse 2.0 organised by the Forum for Integrated National Security (FINS) at Grand Hyatt Bambolim yesterday.

Addressing the gathering, the governor said that SAGAR discourse 2.0 will be big milestone as it intended at providing an opportunity for responsible dialogue among like-minded partners on space-related matters of integrated national security covering the non-military elements. Outer space is a decisive and essential terrain not only for the contemporary world but also for the future of humans she added. She further said that in our Indian culture we are closely associated with sun, moon and space as from ancient times many of the people worshipped sun and moon she added.

Speaking on the occasion Prof. Varun Sahini, Vice chancellor of Goa University said outer space is not really has yet become a place it is still space. He also said Space Debris is one of the challenges for India to overcome. Biggest technology disruption is probably going to be commercial space travel he added.

Group Captain Shri Ajay Lele, Sr. Fellow Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses said that spread of the conference was interesting as most of the part of the world was represented. Issue such as space diplomacy space law, deep space, security was discussed in the three day conference. Shri Lele further said future of space is not going to remain in the hand of government and government has to do much more to encourage is require to be done. Certain amount of policy decision need to be taken he added.

Dr. Sheshadri Chari, Secretary General, Forum FINS also spoke on the occasion. Also Present on the occasion was Lt. General V.M Patil. Justice R.M.S. Khandeparkar, Vice President, FINS proposed the vote of thanks.

DI/NB/TSS/ JA/AF/2018/916

 

 

 Panaji: October 26, 2018

 Kartika 4, 1940 

Governor Smt (Dr) Mridula Sinha attended valedictory session of Security and growth for all in the region (SAGAR) discourse 2.0 organised by the Forum for Integrated National Security (FINS) at Grand Hyatt Bambolim yesterday.

Addressing the gathering, the governor said that SAGAR discourse 2.0 will be big milestone as it intended at providing an opportunity for responsible dialogue among like-minded partners on space-related matters of integrated national security covering the non-military elements. Outer space is a decisive and essential terrain not only for the contemporary world but also for the future of humans she added. She further said that in our Indian culture we are closely associated with sun, moon and space as from ancient times many of the people worshipped sun and moon she added.

Speaking on the occasion Prof. Varun Sahini, Vice chancellor of Goa University said outer space is not really has yet become a place it is still space. He also said Space Debris is one of the challenges for India to overcome. Biggest technology disruption is probably going to be commercial space travel he added.

Group Captain Shri Ajay Lele, Sr. Fellow Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses said that spread of the conference was interesting as most of the part of the world was represented. Issue such as space diplomacy space law, deep space, security was discussed in the three day conference. Shri Lele further said future of space is not going to remain in the hand of government and government has to do much more to encourage is require to be done. Certain amount of policy decision need to be taken he added.

Dr. Sheshadri Chari, Secretary General, Forum FINS also spoke on the occasion. Also Present on the occasion was Lt. General V.M Patil. Justice R.M.S. Khandeparkar, Vice President, FINS proposed the vote of thanks.

DI/NB/TSS/ JA/AF/2018/916

 

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