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With the launch of the 7th satellite of the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System in April 2016 by ISRO, India now has the system to offer its own alternative to the Global Positioning System (GPS).

Speaking on the occasion, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the name for this system was chosen in dedication to India's sailors who had been navigating the seas for many years using the sky.

What's the acronym, which literally means a type of 'sailor'?

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