Drone Current Affairs, GK & News

Garuda Aerospace and Union Bank Collaborate to Boost Agriculture with Drones

1. Who has Chennai’s drone startup Garuda Aerospace partnered with? Answer: Garuda Aerospace has partnered with the Union Bank of India. 2. How many Garuda Agri Kisan drones have received a loan under the Kisan Pushpak Scheme? Answer: 150 Garuda Agri Kisan drones have received a loan under the Kisan Pushpak Scheme. 3. What will ..

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Indian Army ‘Him Drone-a-thon’ Programme

On August 8, 2022, Him Drone-e-thon Programme was recently unveiled by the Indian Army, in association with the Drone Federation of India. The programme was launched in line with “make in India in defence manufacturing”. It aims to catalyse and provide focused opportunities for Indian drone ecosystem, in a bid to build drone capabilities for meeting ..

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Bharat Drone Mahotsav 2022

The biggest drone festival is being celebrated in India named the Bharat Drone Mahotsav 2022 on 27th May 2022. The festival is being held at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi and it will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The Prime Minister will also be interacting with Kisan drone pilots and with start-ups in the ..

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Indigenously developed RUSTOM II Drone Test Fire Successful

On October 9, 2020, the Defence Research Development Organisation tested Rustom 2 drone successfully. The Drone is capable of carrying payloads depending on the mission objectives. This includes aperture radar, situational awareness systems and electronic intelligent systems. Highlights The Rustom 2 is a medium attitude long endurance indigenous drone. The Drone was tested at Chitradurga ..

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Induction of Ninja UAV by Indian railways for better surveillance

The railway has inducted unmanned aerial vehicles named Ninja for monitoring tracks and workshops and enhancing security surveillance systems. The drone technology will also be used in rescue, recovery, restoration operations at disaster sites. A team of Railway Protection Force has been trained for drone operation, surveillance and maintenance. A total of 9 drones have ..

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Make in India: Locust Control Sprayer

The trials of Locust Control ULV sprayer under Make in India initiative were conducted in Ajmer and Bikaner and were successful. The trials were conducted by the Department of Agriculture and Farmer Welfare. Highlights According to the United Nations, India is the first country to control locusts through drones. The GoI has also issued Standard ..

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