Our weekly news news wrap-up focuses on India’s thriving drone industry, offering insights into training, skill development, capacity enhancement, technology advancements, and industry updates. The news snippets from the drone ecosystem could not only keep you informed but also help you generate leads and opportunities to grow your business in the industry.
Here we go with the top headlines of the week from the drone ecosystem in India
Updates from the drone ecosystem in India
- AVPL has partnered with Haryana State Agriculture Marketing Board to host a multi-state conference on advancing drone technology for agricultural boards.
- The PMRDA formed a specialized team to employ drones in land surveys and demarcation for diverse development projects including Indrayani River rejuvenation, urban planning, and the 65 meters’ inner Ring Road.
- Cochin University of Science and Technology’s School of Engineering, through its IT department, to create affordable, locally-made drones capable of assisting in tasks like rescue missions, surveillance, and technology-enhanced farming practices.
- Paras Aerospace Private Limited (Paras Aerospace) has been granted the Second Type Certificate by the Drone Directorate, Directorate General of Civil Aviation, Government of India, for their “Paras-Agricopter V2.1” agri drone.
- NATO to establish its first unified Counter-Drone Doctrine, aimed at providing member states with guidance on countering unmanned aerial systems.
- Chairman RS Bali of the Tourism Corporation announced that 500 youths in Himachal will receive training in the drone sector to improve employment prospects.
- Coromandel International has partnered with Dhaksha Unmanned Systems to train 200 women from SHGs in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, and Karnataka in drone piloting under the ‘Lakhpati Didis’ program.
- Garuda Aerospace has secured Rs 25 crore in funding from a bridge round led by Venture Catalysts and WeFounderCircle to fulfill working capital needs and meet the demand for drones.
- DroneAcharya, in partnership with Tata STRIVE, has completed DGCA-certified drone pilot training for 13 candidates from rural Maharashtra and Delhi.
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