With ‘Kisan Drone’ becoming capable of taking care of the crops of the country’s farmers, paving the way for a substantial increase in their production and income, it is the beginning of a new era technological revolution in the rural economy.
On the occasion of the reporting of 100 Kisan drones, Prime Minister Narendra Modi assured that the center will draft policies to ensure all possible support to start-ups engaged in the manufacture of Kisan drones, saying no obstacles will be allowed to hinder this. emerging new market for drones in the country. He said the country could fly high if the policies were written with the right spirit and the right purpose.
Until now, there had been a perception that drones could only be used for security purposes by the armed forces and other relevant agencies, but Kisan Drone Suvidha has added a glorious chapter in the direction of the facilities modern farms, which have many prospects of changing the directions of farming and bringing about a transformation in the lives of farmers.
This is a commendable initiative by a dynamic start-up company Garuda Aerospace and this innovative technology will empower farmers and make farming more profitable, bringing prosperity to farmers’ lives. Garuda Aerospace has set a goal of manufacturing one lakh “Made in India” drones in the next two years. It will also generate new jobs and opportunities for young people.
“I am sure that this launch will not only be a milestone in the development of the drone industry, but will also open endless doors of possibilities. I am also told that Garuda Aerospace has set itself the goal of manufacturing a lakh of ‘Made in India’ drones over the next two years will create new jobs and opportunities for many young people, Prime Minister Modi has said.
The government has prioritized technology and innovation developments, paving the way for the various uses of drones. Also during the recent Beating Retreat, the entire nation witnessed a spectacular display of 1000 drones.
Under the Swamitva program, counts of land across the country and houses under construction in villages are also supported by drones. Even medicines are delivered by drones and vaccines are delivered by drones to remote areas. With the help of high-capacity drones, farmers may be able to send fresh vegetables, fruits and flowers from their fields to markets in days to come. People associated with fish farming can also benefit as they need to reach the market quickly and the ponds are normally in places away from the market. The products of fishermen and farmers will reach the market in the shortest possible time with a minimum of damage.
Policies are yet to be announced by the government regarding Kisan drones for the benefit of start-ups engaged in this sector. Many start-ups and other technology companies are rapidly moving in this direction, and a new drone market ecosystem is rapidly developing. Currently, it is estimated that more than 200 drone start-ups are working in the country and the number could be multiplied by several, as the government is very ambitious in this sector with all possible support. This will create huge employment opportunities for young people.