National Technical Research Organisation (NTRO)


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April 13, 2024

  • NTRO or National Technical Research Organisation is a Technical Intelligence Agency.
  • NTRO is a Organisation under the National Security Advisor in the Prime Minister Office (PMO), India.
  • Established 2004.
  • Agency Age 19 Years.
  • Total Employee – 1081.
  • Responsible Minister – Prime Minister of India
  • Parent Agency – Cabinet Secretariat
  • Website – ntc.gov.in
  • NTRO has the same “Norms of Conduct” as the Intelligence Bureau (IB) and the Research and Analysis Wing (R&AW)
  • NTRO originally known as the NTFO (National Technical Facilities Organisation).
  • NTRO is a highly specialised technical intelligence gathering agency.
  • NTRO operates Indian’s INS Dhruv (Ocean Surveillance ship) with Indian Navy.
  • NTRO Operates from Technology Experiment Stellite (TES), CARTOSAT – 2A, EMISAT, CARTOSAT – 2B, besides 2 Radar Imaging Satellites namely RISAT-1 AND RISAT-2.
  • RISAT-2 was acquired from Israel $110million and placed into orbit using a PSLV Launcher in 2009.
  • Whistleblower reported in 2011 that NTRO has tapped 7.5 Lakh phones illegally.
  • In 2013 Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DeitY) accused NTRO of Cracking national informatcs center(NIC) network.

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