What is the full form of NAVIC?

What is the full form of NAVIC?

NAVigation with Indian Constellation (NAVIC) is an Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS), developed by the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) to provide accurate positioning in India and around the Indian mainland. It is said to be more accurate than GPS. Prime Minister Narendra Modi named it as the Fishermen of India. Dedicated to the sailor. Its purpose is to inform its user of accurate position in the part of the country and up to a distance of 1500 km from the border of the country.The satellite system was first announced in 2007 and the first of the seven satellite was sent into orbit in 2013. With seven satellites, NavIC is considered to be at par with US-based GPS, Russia’s Glonass and Galileo developed by Europe.