In the ever-evolving landscape of the drone sector, a significant emphasis has been placed on nurturing the potential of India’s youth. With a shared vision of fostering innovation and technical expertise, the industry has been dedicated to establishing drone training centres and centres of excellence across the country. These centres serve as catalysts for igniting the imagination and ambition of young minds, empowering them with the skills and knowledge needed to soar to new heights in the fascinating world of drones.
In this article, we delve into the latest updates on the dynamic collaborations between drone companies and universities as they set up various drone training centres and centre of excellence.
Aereo partnership with SJC Institute of Technology
Aereo, a leading drone company, has partnered with the SJC Institute of Technology to set up a centre of excellence in India. This collaboration aims to provide comprehensive drone education and remote pilot training to aspiring students and contribute to advancing the rapidly expanding drone industry in India.
The SJC Institute of Technology is first-of-its-kind in India to offer a holistic approach to drone education, equipping students with the necessary skills and knowledge to succeed in this exciting field. By providing practical experience and exposure to the latest drone technologies, the Centre of Excellence will empower students to build successful careers in the drone industry.
Students will be taught in courses like,
- Fundamentals of drones
- Drone mapping
- Data processing
- Remote Pilot Training course
These courses will be taught by experienced industry experts who will help students learn with real-world experience and provide the skills required to make a career in this industry. With this collaboration, Aereo and the SJC Institute of Technology are at the forefront of driving innovation and progress in India’s thriving drone sector.
DroneAcharya Aerial Innovations Ltd. partnership with IIT Ropar
DroneAcharya Aerial Innovations Limited signed an MoU with IIT Ropar to set up a DGCA-certified RPTO and establish a Drone Centre of Excellence.
Through this association, DroneAcharya intends to
- Developing and promoting customised drones and
- Develop GIS-centric courses
Innovation Centre for drone technology at Andhra University
Andhra University (AU) has teamed up with ROSYS Virtual Solutions Pvt. Ltd to launch an Innovation Centre for Drone Technologies (ICDT), the first in a state university.
The centre aims to train students in,
- Research, among others
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The ICDT will provide students with practical training and internships, preparing them for careers in the growing drone industry. This collaboration will equip students with hands-on experience and exposure to the latest drone technologies, positioning them to contribute to the industry’s progress.