Antrix – ISRO

Antrix – ISRO

Funding partner since June 2017

Antrix Corporation Limited (Antrix) is a wholly owned Government of India Company under the administrative control of Department of Space (DOS). Antrix is the commercial arm of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).

Antrix promotes and commercially markets the products and services emanating from the Indian Space Program. Its vision is to emerge as a globally significant space company fully utilizing the strengths of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and other entities in the field of space.

Antrix, Women on Wings and our business partner GoCoop join hands in catalyzing sustainable jobs and livelihood opportunities for rural women weavers in Karnataka. Antrix, under its Corporate Social Responsibility activities, has agreed for funding the joint program.

The current business activities of Antrix include:
a) Provisioning of communication satellite transponders to various users,
b) Providing launch services for customer satellites,
c) Marketing of data from Indian and foreign remote sensing satellites,
d) Building and marketing of satellites as well as satellite sub-systems,
e) Establishing ground infrastructure for space applications, and
f) Mission support services for satellites.

“Through this partnership with Women on Wings, we want to enable more women to earn their own income that will give them greater financial means to improve their livelihoods. Economic independence for women means more children can go to school, more meals per day for their families and communities, and an overall better standard of living for them and future generations”

Ilan Vuddumalay
C&A Foundation

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