Sep 15, 2021 03:20 PM IST
The government has set aside Rs 25,938 crore to encourage domestic production of electric and hydrogen fuel vehicles and Rs 120 crore for making drones.
- Sep 07, 2021 12:40 PM IST
The State will conduct trials for drone delivery of critical healthcare supplies such as vaccines, medicines and blood from September 9. If successful, the trials could transform how remote areas are supplied with essentials
- Sep 02, 2021 03:11 PM IST
A group of drone enthusiasts in Indonesia are using their aerial skills to help during the pandemic by providing a contactless medicine and food delivery service to COVID-19 patients isolating at home. Armed with five drones, the seven-member team have been working around the clock in Makassar, the capital of the South Sulawesi province, since early July to provide deliveries.
- Aug 28, 2021 08:37 PM IST
NITI Aayog CEO says the present changes can greatly help in making India a global drone hub by 2030
- Aug 26, 2021 12:05 PM IST
The government had announced the new drone rules on July 15 and invited comments from stakeholders and the industry were lauded by stakeholders for simplifying procedures and reducing the compliance burden
- Jul 20, 2021 07:30 PM IST
The Indian Navy reserves the right to confiscate or destroy any aerial drones or Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) found flying within these areas without prior approval.
- Jul 12, 2021 08:00 PM IST
India is among the largest importers of military drones in the world, according to SIPRI. The commercial and social uses of these UAVs in the country are no less important.
- Jun 30, 2021 09:17 AM IST
Rogue drones have been spotted for the fourth consecutive day in Jammu, pushing defence forces to quickly work on a counter-drone strategy to avert attacks like the one witnessed on June 27
- Jun 28, 2021 08:15 PM IST
First-ever drone attack in India on June 21 in Indian Air Force (IAF) station in Jammu. Reportedly, two explosives-laden drones crashed into the Jammu air base causing two explosions.
- Jun 22, 2021 08:11 PM IST
The government this month also invited bids from drone operators to help set up a pilot project for the delivering of medical supplies as it seeks to bolster its faltering coronavirus vaccination drive.
- Jun 14, 2021 09:25 AM IST
A global drone services provider ANRA Technologies will hold experimental deliveries of medicines in collaboration with the Indian Institute of Technology Ropar and with Swiggy for food deliveries.
- Feb 12, 2021 03:33 PM IST
Among other things, regulator IRDAI has said that drone insurance policies should cover an operator’s legal liabilities and damages. Insurers will also have to pay for repair/replacement of insured drones. Optional covers related to cyber liability, invasion of privacy, and night flying can also be offered by insurers.
- Oct 27, 2020 07:51 PM IST
The order was issued on Monday under section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure and will be in force between October 30 and November 28, the police notification said.
- Aug 14, 2020 10:46 PM IST
The indigenously developed anti-drone solution and technology can detect and jam micro drones up to three kilometres.
- Jun 15, 2020 03:09 PM IST
This policy will be offered on-demand to customers on a 'pay as you fly' concept, the insurer said in a statement. Third-party insurance liability claim is mandatory for drone operations in the country.
- Jun 05, 2020 07:46 PM IST
The rules said each drone importer, manufacturer, trader, owner and operator will need to take approval from the Directorate General of Civil Aviation.
- May 29, 2020 12:21 PM IST
Post trials and approvals, the airline plans to use drones in delivery of essential supplies to remote areas, the company said in a release.
- May 03, 2020 07:55 PM IST
Currently, drones are only allowed to legally fly using the permission from Digital Sky (online platform) in six small green zones in remote rural areas of the country.
- Apr 29, 2020 05:05 PM IST
Two drones are being used to sanitise all such places zeroed in by the civic body based on the footfall they have been receiving during the lockdown.
- Jan 17, 2019 03:10 PM IST
Uttaresh Venkateshwaran gets in conversation with Moneycontrol's Anupa Kujur to discuss the draft drone policy released by the government.
- Jan 08, 2019 07:47 AM IST
The policy, formulated by the Ministry of Civil Aviation, has created a huge base for a drone ecosystem in the country.
- Sep 07, 2018 09:17 PM IST
In this show, Gaurav Choudhury, Moneycontrol's Policy Editor discusses the fine print of India's first drone policy.
- Aug 29, 2018 07:33 PM IST
The aviation sector regulator has previously blown hot and cold on its policy towards unmanned aircraft, vacillating between being an advocate of drone adoption, to a privacy hawk eager to clip its wings on misgivings regarding security.
- Jun 27, 2018 10:31 PM IST
Facebook had touted the Aquila program as one of several aimed at bringing the internet to remote areas and last year announced a successful second test flight.
- Apr 18, 2018 11:07 AM IST
The world's airlines are backing the development of a United Nations-led global registry for drones, as a rise in near collisions by unmanned aircraft and commercial jets fuels safety concerns, an executive of their trade group said on Tuesday.