India need space research program for the following reasons:
To compete with other nation.
it matters a lot in the development of India.
For human security.
For monitoring large areas for agriculture,industries,etc.
For television broadcasting.
Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) said, "Three satellites are helped very much at the time of cyclone to identify the position of it and make arrangements to face it like asking the people to leave the places where the cyclone is going to effect most"
It serves a great opportunity in employment for many Indians.