Drone use, satellite imagery for agriculture insurance may be a must

What is the news? Govt, IRDAI are considering using artificial intelligence to control fraud claims, cut delays in settlement. Pilot studies have been undertaken for estimation of yield at the gram panchayat level by using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) or drones, artificial intelligence, and machine learning, among others. What is being planned? Use of drones… Continue reading Drone use, satellite imagery for agriculture insurance may be a must

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

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?