Q. With reference to Octacopter drone, consider the following statements:
1. It is an indigenous medium-class drone.
2. The drone can be used for the last-mile delivery of medicines, vaccines, food, postal packets and human organs.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: C
Notes:

Both statements are correct. 

Octacopter is an indigenous medium-class drone developed by National Aerospace Laboratories (NAL) a constituent of CSIR. 

The drone can be used for the last-mile delivery of medicines, vaccines, food, postal packets and human organs. 

It is also integrated with Powerful onboard embedded computers and the latest generation sensors for other applications like agricultural pesticide spraying, crop monitoring, mining survey, magnetic geo survey mapping among others. 

Source: Multicopter DRONE design & developed by National Aerospace Laboratories- NAL has successfully demonstrated Covid-19 Vaccine delivery at remote location in outskirts of Bengaluru