14th July, 2021, Pune: Indic Inspirations India Pvt. Ltd. a Culture Startup announced the signing of a MOU with ISRO, India’s premier space agency. The company creates and markets Indic Object based souvenirs, gifts and merchandise that celebrate India’s Traditions, Heritage, Culture & Achievements. ISRO rolled out its Registered Merchandiser Program for ISRO-Themed Merchandise recently.
Rolled out as a part of the missions of its Capacity Development Program Office (CBPO), ISRO envisages this as a program that will spread the stories of its past, present and future missions. ISRO aims to create an ecosystem for a sustained outreach programme which will enable students and the public to know more about ISRO’s programmes and encourage them to develop interest and knowledge about India’s Space Program. ISRO encourages institutions which are involved in STEM activities for reaching out to students at large. The Merchandising program is a big part of this outreach program.
India’s citizens will now have access to authorised merchandise of elements of ISRO’s missions and work – from Scale Models, TShirts, Mugs, Space related education Games, Science Toys and more. The whole nation has proudly watched many of ISRO’s missions live on TV and will now have the chance to own authentic merchandise and create their own proud associations with ISRO! It extends the activities of ISRO’s museums around the country and conveys information about its activities to India’s citizens.
Sunil Jalihal, Founder, CEO of Indic Inspirations considers this program to be a great platform to spread the inspiring work of ISRO in the country. He says “Indic Inspirations is proud to be associated with this program. ISRO is an inspiration to all Indians and its history, missions and achievements are stories that need to be told. Its missions are inspiring stories of high quality rocket-science, inspirational leadership and frugal engineering and have created many useful applications that has helped leapfrog India into the technological future. We will soon be launching a whole collection of ISRO Themed Merchandise that will appeal to all Indians and Science & Space enthusiasts alike”
ISRO is India’s premier Space Agency making India one of the few space faring nations with its space based applications, constellation of satellites for various applications in communications, astronomy, navigation and remote sensing. The Indian Space Research Organisation has carried out 111 spacecraft missions, 79 launch missions and planned several missions including the Aditya, Gaganyaan and MOM 2. ISRO has earlier set a world record of launching 104 satellites in one mission, not achieved by any other space agency.
Indic Inspirations (www.indicinspirations.com) was established in 2019 and has created many Indic Objects based product collections – Gifts & Souvenirs for India’s Citizens and visitors to India. Their products are available all over the country through its online store. The company recently raised angel funding from investors in California, USA, Singapore and India.