Drone’s Economic Impact Will Match Internet’s

Synopsis: The recently released new drone rules 2021 are centered around light-touch governance. The resultant progressive ecosystem will lead to opportunities in multiple sectors of the economy. Background Read here: Drone Rules 2021 – Explained Must Read: How new drone guidelines can give wings to drone startups? Where will drones work? Once drones take off in full force, opportunities… Continue reading Drone’s Economic Impact Will Match Internet’s

India and US sign Project Agreement for Air-Launched Unmanned Aerial Vehicle

What is the news? Recently, India & the US signed the Project Agreement (PA) for Air-Launched Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (ALUAV). What is this project about? This is a project is signed between the Ministry of Defence & the US Department of Defence under the Defence Technology & Trade Initiative (DTTI). It is considered a major… Continue reading India and US sign Project Agreement for Air-Launched Unmanned Aerial Vehicle

Govt gives wing to drone policy (On new drone rules 2021)

Source: Business Standard, TOI, Livemint, TH What is the news? The Ministry of Civil Aviation has notified Drone Rules, 2021, under which the coverage of all-up weight of an unmanned aircraft system has been increased from 300 kg to 500 kg. It will include heavy payload-carrying drones for use in the logistics and transportation sectors,… Continue reading Govt gives wing to drone policy (On new drone rules 2021)

How new guidelines can give wing to drone start-ups?

Source: Business Standard Relevance: On drone rules, 2021 and start-ups in the drone sector Synopsis: India has fewer start-ups in the drone technology space than the US and China; it also lags behind most other economies in funding. Drone rules 2021 are a step forward, but more needs to be done to evolve other policies… Continue reading How new guidelines can give wing to drone start-ups?