ISLAMABAD, Jun 10 (APP): The government has allocated Rs. 7.3951 billion for Pakistan Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO) in Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) 2022-23.
According to budgetary documents issued on Friday, Rs. 7.0998 billion has been earmarked for the nine on-going schemes of the Science and Technological Research Division while Rs. 295.266 million has been allocated for the one new scheme.
Among the ongoing schemes, Rs. 3 billion including Rs.805.065 million foreign component has been allocated for Establishment of Pakistan Space Center (PSC), Rs. 2500 million including Rs. 498.041 million foreign component for Pakistan Multi-Mission Communication Satellite System (PakSat-MM1).
Rs. 500 million has been earmarked for Pakistan Optical Remote Sensing Satellite (PRSS-O2), Rs. 345.945 million for Feasibility and System Definition Study (FSDS) of Pakistan Satellite Navigation Program (PSNP), Rs. 300 million for Advanced Systems for PakSat-1R Ground Control Segment (GCS) and Rs. 194 million for Feasibility and System Definition Study (FSDS) of Pakistan Remote Sensing Synthetic Aperture Radar Satellite System (PRSS-S1).
Among the new schemes, Rs. 295.266 million has been earmarked for Feasibility and System Definition Study (FSDS) of Pakistan Communication Satellite – 2 (PakSat-2).