Welfare Schemes
Deep Sea Mission
▪ India set to be the 6th country to have its own Deep Sea Mission after US, Russia, Japan, France, and China.
Samudryaan Mission was developed as a part of India’s Deep Sea Mission.
About Deep Sea Mission
Objective – To explore and harness the depths of the ocean.
Nodal Agency – The Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES)
▪ Samudrayaan Mission is India’s First Manned Ocean Mission.
▪ This mission will be carried out in a Deep sea submersible called ‘Matsya 6000’
▪ Matsya 6000 is a three-person submersible that will be able to go 6,000 metres under the sea.
▪ This vessel is being developed by Chennai’s National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT).

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