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The agriculture ministry was allowed to use drones for the purpose of remote sensing data collection under Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY). Highlights The conditional permission was granted to use the Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS) by the Ministry of Civil Aviation and Directorate General of Civil Aviation. The RPAS will be used by ..
Topics: Crop insurance scheme • Drones • Ministry of Civil Aviation • Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana • Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS) • Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) • Use of Drones in Agriculture
The Central government has allocated Rupees 16,000 crores for the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) for the upcoming fiscal year 2021-22. Key Facts This allocation was done in order to boost the safety of farmers’ crops. The amount will also ensure that maximum benefit of crop insurance reaches to the farmers. The budgetary amount has ..