5 drone schools to set up in MP: Scindia | Latest India News

Union Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia said on Saturday that five schools would be opened in Madhya Pradesh to train young people in drone technology and open up new employment opportunities for them.

Announcing the opening of schools in Gwalior, Bhopal, Indore, Jabalpur and Satna, the Minister, speaking at the Drone Fair in Gwalior, said: “Through these schools, training in drone technology will be provided so that young people find a job. . “

Scindia called the drone technology “revolutionary” and said it was a way to “convert poverty into prosperity”.

“It is Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision that technology must be promoted to bring about changes in people’s lives… Drone technology is proving revolutionary in all fields, including defense, agriculture and land use. health, ”he said.

In August, the Ministry of Civil Aviation notified the National Drone Policy, making it much easier for individuals and businesses to own and operate drones while streamlining a labyrinthine certification process for manufacturers, importers. and users, with the aim of stimulating future technology. .

Stating that the Center is working to promote drone technology, Scindia said, “The rules have been simplified to promote drone technology. Previously, where companies had to complete 25 forms, that number was reduced to five during the licensing and registration process.

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, who also attended the fair with Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar, said the state will use drones to broadcast its social protection programs .

“Madhya Pradesh will become a leading state using drone technology for development and welfare. Drones are such a revolutionary technology that can be used for public welfare and good governance, ”he said.

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