Delivery Drones Current Affairs, GK & News

Arunachal Pradesh ‘Medicine from The Sky’ Project

In Arunachal Pradesh, “Medicine from the Sky Project” was unveiled successfully on August 15, 2022.  First flight of drone service was carried from Seppa to Chayang Tajo in East Kameng district. This project is inspired from the Prime Minister’s vision of transforming India into world’s drone hub. Highlights of the project: In Arunachal Pradesh, pilot ..

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NITI Aayog: Experience Studio on Drones

An experience studio on drones at NITI Aayog was launched by the Union Minister of Civil Aviation. What is the aim of the experience studio on drones? To create a collaborative ecosystem, thereby encouraging innovation and pushing for the usage of drones for public services. How the experience studio on drones will be beneficial to ..

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Flipkart to lead ‘Medicines from the Sky’ project

E-commerce giant, Flipkart, has partnered with Telangana government to lead “Medicines from the Sky” project. Medicines from the Sky project Consortium has been tasked with development and execution of drone deliveries of medical supplies to remote areas under the project. Under the consortium, Walmart-owned Flipkart will deploy drones and will enable deliveries of vaccines & ..

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26 more Green Zone sites for Drones approved

The central government has recently given the approval for 26 more green zone site for drones. Highlights The approval was given in the light of facilitating the operations by No-Permission-No-Take-off (NPNT) compliant drones. The approval was given by the Ministry of Home Affairs and Ministry of Defence. The ministry has also given its nod for ..

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In US, Amazon granted approval to deliver packages by drones

The Federal Aviation Administration has granted Amazon approval to deliver packages by drones. The online shopping giant has been working on drone delivery for years. Amazon unveiled self-piloting drones that are fully electric in 2019 which can carry 5 pounds of goods and are designed to deliver items in 30 minutes by dropping them in ..

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