India's Research center in the Arctic and Antarctic UPSC[ Prelims]

 India's Research center in the Arctic and Antarctic[ Prelims]


India's Research Center in the Arctic[ Himadri]:

Himadri:

  • India's first permanent Arctic research center is Himadri and It is located in Norway. 
  • It was inaugurated in 2008.


India's Research Center in Antarctica

Dakshin Gangotri:

  • Dakshin Gangotri was India's first permanent settlement in Antarctica and it was built in 1983 and decommissioned in 1990. 

Maitri:

  • Maitri was India's second permanent settlement in Antarctica and it was built in 1989 and it is operating now.

Bharti:

  • Bharti settlement was established in 2015 and operating since.

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