Saturday, October 27, 2018

Drones in Indian Agriculture

The impact of Technology in agriculture is a positive trend, as it is the solution to feed the teeming population. Food security is a question that needs to be addressed, in the background of environmental degradation, pollution, and water scarcity, and an effective solution is a high priority. This is where usage of Drone can guarantee a sustainable solution. 

Drones in agriculture can ignite a big change in improving the efficiency of agriculture. Drones are alternative to lack of skilled human resources and also to other heavy machines and tools. To a very good extent, it is a cheap and economical way to manage farming.
There are several types of drones say, Crop Spraying Drones, NVDI Drones, Seeding Drones, Surveillance Drones for agriculture purpose. These drones are fully automated and can help in improving productivity.

Drones can be used in Agriculture in India but there are several drone laws that needed to be followed, which keeps on changing. The Director General of Civil Aviation has finally announced its policy for remotely piloted aircraft or drones. Set to come into effect from December 1, 2018, the new policy defines what will be classified as remotely piloted aircraft, how they can be flown and the restrictions they will have to operate under.
27/10/18 Sreeja/