Indian will be a hub of drone technology and will require 1 Lakh Drone pilots by 2023 – Says Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting , Mr Anurag Thakur , while adressing a gathering after flagging the ‘Drone Yatra 2.0’, in Chennai.
Mentioning SWAMITWA scheme (Survey of Villages and Mapping with Improvised Technology in village areas) , survey of land , farms and villages will be done through Drones across country , Apart from SWAMITWA scheme , roles of drones are increasing in every field including drones in agriculture for spraying pesticides etc .
He added ” We , as a nation was mesmerized with the performance of 1000+ Drones in beating the retreat function , by Indian startup “Botlab Dynamics” led by IIT alumini. “Prime Minister Modi once remarked that ‘India has a billion solutions to a million problems.’ As a country of a billion plus people, India is increasingly leveraging technology to stay ahead of the curve,” Thakur said.
Role of drones in India is been increasing on a rapid pace.
Here are some of the major events in past that justify the features the future of drones
- India’s First dedicated drone corridor in Uttrakhand
- ICMR set rules for usage of drones in Medical Usage
- Mumbai to adopt drones for fire fighting
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