The Vice President of India, Mr Bhairon Singh Shekhawat, visited ISRO Satellite
Centre this afternoon (19th April 2003). He was accompanied by the Governor of
Karnataka, Mr T N Chaturvedi.
Dr K Kasturirangan, Chairman, ISRO welcomed the dignitaries and briefed them on
the Indian Space Programme. The Vice President and the Governor evinced keen
interest in the Indian Space Programme, especially its technological
achievements and their applications. The dignitaries were shown the various
facilities including Spacecraft Integration Laboratory. Also, they saw the
Space Exhibition before departing from the centre.