Ministry of Civil Aviation Current Affairs, GK & News

Agri Ministry to use Drones to support PMFBY

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 ..

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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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What are the features of RCS- UDAN 4.0?

Under the fourth version of the government’s regional connectivity scheme UDAN 4.0, a total of 78 additional routes have been approved by the aviation ministry. It will further boost regional connectivity in remote areas of the country. Features The prime focus of the latest round will be on the North Eastern Region, states with hilly ..

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Domestic Airfare Cap Extended till November 24 in India

The Civil Aviation Ministry has decided that the cap on airfares in India will be extended till November 24 or until further notice. The ministry had implemented a cap on domestic airfare in May when India also started operating domestic flights after a gap of around two months. The cap is applicable for both the ..

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Lifeline UDAN flights cover over 1 lakh km

The aircrafts under the Lifeline UDAN initiative have covered more than 1 lakh km during transportation of essential goods to fight the COVID-19 situation. About Lifeline UDAN Lifeline Udan was launched by the Union Ministry of Civil Aviation to help in the country’s fight against COVID-19. Flights are operated to transport essential medicines and equipment ..

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