Drones Current Affairs, GK & News

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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PLI Scheme for Drone Industry

The production-linked incentive (PLI) scheme for the drone industry was notified by the Ministry of civil aviation in September 2021. About the scheme Under the scheme, manufacturers of drones and drone components will be given an incentive of 20% of the value addition made by them during the next three years. The value addition will ..

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MoCA Suggestions on Use of Drones

The Ministry of Civil Aviation recently made certain suggestions on using drones. The suggestions were made from surveillance to disaster management. Also, the ministry suggested the Home Ministry to deploy UAVs for crime control, aerial vehicles for surveillance, disaster management, VVIP security and situational analysis. Different suggestions were made to different ministries. The suggestions made ..

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Ministry of civil aviation notified Liberalized Drone Rules 2021

Union ministry of civil aviation (MoCA) notified the liberalized Drone Rules, 2021, on August 26, 2021. About Liberalized Drone Rules, 2021 These liberalized rules will replace the unmanned aircraft system (UAS) Rules 2021, which was released on March 12, 2021. As per the rules, following approvals have been abolished: Approval for unique authorization number, Approval ..

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IAF to procure 10 Anti-drone systems

Following a drone attack at Indian Air Force (IAF) station in Jammu, Air force has decided to procure 10 anti-drone systems in order to stop such attacks in future across border areas. Key Points Army Force has floated Request for Information (RFI) from Indian vendors for Counter Unarmed Aircraft System (CUAS). Counter Unarmed Aircraft System ..

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Srinagar bans Storage, Sale, Possession, Use and Transport of UAVs

Authorities in Srinagar district have banned storage, sale, possession, use and transport of drones and similar kinds of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs_ within the territorial jurisdiction of district. What orders were issued? Order asks the authorities to secure aerial space near vital installations and highly populated areas. Thus, it is imperative to discontinue use of ..

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