Established in August 1981, ICRIER is an autonomous, policy-oriented, not-for-profit, economic policy think tank. ICRIER's main focus is to enhance the knowledge content of policymaking by undertaking analytical research that is targeted at informing India's policy
makers and also at improving the interface with the global economy. ICRIER's office is located in the institutional complex of India Habitat Centre, New Delhi.
India’s growing capacity of satellite communication can be harnessed to meet the country’s communications demand in the future. However, it lacks a comprehensive policy that addresses the need for a dynamic commercial satellite communication system which can be achieved using satellite technology.