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Indian government approves Oceansat-2 mission

In an important decision, the Indian Cabinet approved the project to design and develop the Oceansat-2 mission that envisages the building and launching of a remote sensing satellite with a Ocean Colour Monitor (OCM) and a Ku-band Scatterometer as payloads. The mission will involve a total estimated cost of Rs 129.15 crore with a foreign exchange component of Rs 86 crore. With the realisation of the Oceansat-2 mission, India will have the wherewithal to cover many applications pertaining to ocean and meteorology.