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3 Dec 2014
On Tuesday, Union Minister for Science and Technology Harsh Vardhan signed a multilateral agreement admitting India‘s participation in the development of the Thirty Metre Telescope (TMT) in Hawaii.
2 Dec 2014
Today in New Delhi, officials of the government of India signed documents establishing the country as a full partner in the TMT project. With this new membership agreement, India has now secured observing time for its scientists at the world-class observatory, slated to see first light in the 2020s
7 Oct 2014
The ground breaking ceremony for the construction of the telescope will take place on 7th October at the observatory site on Mauna Kea, Hawaii. Union Cabinet had approved India's participation in the project on 24th September.