Drone Delivery Project Current Affairs, GK & News

‘Made in India’ drone used to transport COVID-19 vaccine

Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya launched an initiative on October 4, 2021 to facilitate COVID-19 vaccine delivery using “made in India drones” in the tough & hard-to-reach terrains of Northeast. Key Facts For the purpose, ICMR has designed a delivery model called “Drone Response and Outreach in North East (i-Drone)”. This delivery model has been ..

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Dunzo, Throttle get DGCA nod to test long-range drones

Directorate General of Civil Aviation’s (DGCA), India’s civil aviation authority has given approval to the applications of Google-backed hyperlocal delivery startup Dunzo and Bengaluru-based drone maker Throttle Aerospace Systems to test long-range and autonomous drone use. The long range drones can significantly enhance logistic services in Indian hinterland and may become a significant multiplier to ..

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Telangana Government and WEF to launch Drone Delivery Project

The State Government of Telangana and World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Centre for Fourth Industrial Revolution (C4IR) Network announced the launch of drone-delivery project called ‘Medicine from the Sky’. The Telangana government, World Economic Forum and Health Net Global signed an agreement for project to be supervised and managed by leaders in field of medicine, technology ..

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