According to the rules set forth by the Indian government, drone operators must be certified. Operating a drone without a licence is a serious offence that carries legal repercussions. And getting certified will also help you get placement opportunities.
Recently, 32 Drone Pilot Placement Letters were issued in Nandyal District, Andhra Pradesh, by Sri Buggana Rajendranath Reddy, Minister of Finance, Planning, and Legislative Affairs in the Andhra Pradesh government. This was possible because of the drone training and certification provided by various drone training organisations.
In this article, we are going to present the second part of the drone training organisations approved by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA).
This is the second part of the series where we are providing information about the 46 drone training organisations authorised by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) in India. In this article, we are going to present information on the next 7 drone training organisations that represent different parts of India. To read part one of this series, please visit – https://dronefluence.com/list-of-7-dgca-approved-drone-training-organisations-in-india/
List of DGCA- approved drone training organisations – Part 2
1. AdiSa Drona Pvt Ltd
AdiSa Drona Pvt. Ltd. is a new Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises (MSME) enterprise with its registered office in Kolhapur. The organisation offers a variety of drone-related services, including drone workshops, drone retailing, drone-based services (agricultural and non-agricultural), and drone pilot training. At the Annasaheb Dange College of Engineering & Technology (ADCET), Ashta, the Technohub Innovation and Incubation Centre is where the company is being incubated and carries out drone flying operations.
Services AdiSa Drona provides:
- Workshops and training
- Drone-based surveillance systems
- Mapping services
- Delivery of essentials and medicines in remote areas
- Delivery of essentials and medicines during floods and other natural disasters.
- Management of crop health and related services.
- River and water body health monitoring to avoid pollution
2. CASR Anna University
Incorporated in 2001, the Centre for Aerospace Research is dedicated to advancing research in the aerospace sciences. Currently, CASR is leading a programme on the Design and Development of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) and has made significant progress in developing novel applications for society. CASR has reached a new milestone by becoming India’s first Remote Pilot Training Organization (RPTO) under the UAS Rules 2021. The CASR Remote Pilot Training Organization has been authorised by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation and registered under the Ministry of Civil Aviation’s UAS Rules 2021.
CASR Anna University offers,
- Drone pilot training
- Offers solutions for Technology transformations and product development
3. Telangana State Aviation Academy (TSAA)
Telangana State Aviation Academy (TSAA) has been named the best training academy by the Aero Club of India for many years in a row. Telangana State Aviation Academy is a government-run enterprise. TSAA currently provides drone pilot certification. Telangana Aviation Academy is one of the few flight training organisations that has received DGCA (Directorate General of Civil Aviation) approval to formally offer drone pilot training programmes and grant DGCA-certified drone certification.
Services Telangana State Aviation Academy (TSAA) offers,
- Construction monitoring
- Other major areas
4. The Bombay Flying Club
India’s aviation industry was founded in 1928 at the Bombay Flying Club. This esteemed institution has made significant contributions to Indian aviation history.
The Bombay Flying Club offers drone course:
- Ground training
- Simulator flying
- One on one practical flying
- Solo flying
- Instrument flying
- Exposure to various emergency procedure
5. Fore Institute of Drone technology and research
FORE Institute of Drone Technology and Research is a DGCA authorised RPTO recognised Drone Training Institute that offers nationally authorised Drone Training and Certification Programs.
Services Fore Institute of Drone technology and research provides,
- Surveillance, monitoring, and law enforcement from the air
- Surveys & Mapping of Geographical Areas
- Disaster Management / Search & Rescue
- Use of drone in Agriculture, aquaculture, and forestry industries
- Aerial cinematography, videography, journalism, and photography
- Logistics & Cargo Delivery
6. Sanskardham Drone Academy
Gujarat’s first DGCA-approved drone training academy, Sanskardham Drone Academy, offers professional and academic drone pilot certification programs. The academy has a drone assembly room as well as two open fields that cover more than 1.5 acres for testing and flying drones.
Sanskardham Drone Academy offers,
- Specialised application-based training and
- Drones for monitoring.
7. Indira Gandhi Rashriya Uran Akademi (IGRUA)
(IGRUA is one of the largest flight training organisations in the nation and operates independently under the supervision of the Ministry of Civil Aviation. Together with its drone training partner, Drone Destination Private Limited, IGRUA launched DGCA-certified training at India’s first and only drone flying site in Gurugram in February 2021. IGRUA – Drone Destination currently offers training at four DGCA-approved drone training bases in Gurugram, Bangalore, Gwalior, and Kangra, and will soon expand to two more locations in Coimbatore and Madurai.
Indira Gandhi Rashriya Uran Akademi (IGRUA) offers drone pilot training on two category drones,
- Micro drones
- Small drones
Visit the DigitalSky website for more details on other drone training organisations that have received DGCA approval.