Cabinet nod to set up Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory

Updated: Apr 6 2023 10:35PM

New Delhi, Apr 6 (PTI) The Union Cabinet on Thursday gave its nod to a project to construct and set up a Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Observatory- India (LIGO-India) at an estimated cost of Rs 2,600 crore which is likely to be completed by 2030.

Briefing reporters, Union minister Jitendra Singh said it would come up in Hingoli, Maharashtra.

LIGO-India will be an advanced gravitational-wave observatory to be located in India as part of a worldwide network.