NSG waiver will give access to latest technology: ISRO chief

September 7th, 2008 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS  

Chennai, Sep 7 (IANS) The lifting of the 34-year embargo against nuclear supplies to India would help the nation access latest global technological advancements, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chairman G. Madhavan Nair said Sunday.”Though we are fairly advanced in this field, thanks to the NSG nod we will have access to uninterrupted supply of global inputs and technological advancements as the development is a clear recognition of our nuclear capability,” Nair told reporters.

The preparations for the unmanned space mission Chandraayan was proceeding as planned and some of its vital parametrical needs would be completed by October, Nair added.

Nair was en route to a nearby university to accept a honorary doctorate.

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