Government boost Drone Industry in India
With a vision to counter China as a manufacturing Hub and for Drones to play a major role in the future economic engine. The government of India aims to make India a Global Superpower by 2030
Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi has always been a supporter of the latest techniques and more overly developing/importing those techniques in India. Many of the past deals that India signed shows that India is now keenly interested in developing the production technology rather than just importing the finished goods, UP defense corridor, JV between TATA and Boing, PLI scheme for semiconductor are some of the events that provide us a clear picture of India’s BIG dream
IN the same lieu Indian government has realized that Drone is the upcoming revolution and will change the way the leading industries like Logistic, transportation, healthcare , defence, and agriculture work
Let’s take a look at some of the recent events that shows India’s urge to become a Drone Superpower by 2030
Focus on Drones in Union BUdget 2022
Indian government via finance Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitaraman in union Budget 2022 has announced subsidy to Indian Farmer for a pilot project worth Rs 200 CR under its inclusive development program to use Kisan drones in India for crop assessment, digitalization of land records and spraying of pesticides, etc.
PLI scheme for Drones in India
GOI has announced a PLI scheme for drones and its spare part manufacturer to encourage the manufacturing of drones in India. 14 companies have been selected by the April 2022 , bypassing the red tapisim as prevailed in Indian bureaucracy
DRDO playing its role for strategic Drones
DRDO is the leading player in this Race with its RUSTOM and Netra Drone, DRDO is aiming to develop high-end drones that can cater to the need of the Indian Army keeping in View future warfare. These Drones will decrease our dependency on Countries like Isreal and USA for strategic drones.
It cannot be predicted that DRDO is limited to military drones only, the part of the technique that can help India cater to its civil need can be made public or shared with non military stakeholder as well, DRDO has a history of this
Prime Minister to inaugurate Mega drone event in Delhi India
Capital of India to Witness the largest drone festival at the Pragati Maidan New Delhi.
A mega drone event is about to happen on May 27 and 28 at Pagati Maidan New Delhi. This event will host drones that will give you a glimpse of the future, with drone taxis, strategic drones, Surveillance drones, agricultural drone,s etc
India get its first commercial drone corridor
Uttrakhand becomes the first Indian State to launch a commercial Drone corridor from Uttarkashi to Dehradun by a private diagnostic player. It opened gates for drone assisted logistics in India , read here
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The above list shows development in just kast 2 months, this speed shows India’s dedication to developing a ecosystem driven by Drones in India