The main payload is an electronic intelligence satellite EMISAT for India's Defence Research and Development Organization. This launch will also be the first flight of PSLV-QL, which is a version of PSLV rocket with four strap-on boosters. The fourth stage of the rocket will serve as an experimental platform for in-orbit experiments and will carry a small payload developed by Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology. The stage is equipped with solar panels and is expected to remain active for at least six months.
PSLV-QL variant has 4 strapons and all are ground-lit starpon variant with a combined propellant of 48 tonnes.
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is the space agency of the Government of India headquartered in the city of Bangalore. Its vision is to "harness space technology for national development while pursuing space science research and planetary exploration."INFO WIKI