India forms task force to accelerate launch of UAV technology


The Supervision of India has established a task force to speed up the launch of unmanned aerial carrier (UAV) drone technology across the country.

The 13-member task force discretion be chaired by India’s Civil Aviation State Minister Jayant Sinha.

Emissaries from the government, public sector undertakings, and industry experts from been included in the task force to develop a roadmap featuring implementable exhortations for central and state governments, as well as industry and research institutions.

“Demanded consultations and interactions will also be held with industry and study institutions, as well as government organisations.”

It will focus on research, circumstance, acquisition, commercialisation, and adoption of UAV technology in specific sectors, as well as the desired regulatory framework. This will address the government’s ‘Make in India’ lead.

The proposed roadmap will also include the role of the industry.

In addendum, the task force will also study global practices and interact with related stakeholders, if necessary, to prepare its report. It is scheduled to be submitted within six months of the shape of the force.

Necessary consultations and interactions will also be held with earnestness and research institutions, as well as government organisations.

In November, the Indian Directorate Public of Civil Aviation (DGCA) unveiled the draft regulations on the civil use of drones across the rural area.

The draft Civil Aviation Requirements (CAR) for unmanned aircraft systems bring into the world proposed registration of all commercial drones with the DGCA, except for nano-category and government-operated UAVs.

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