Why drones in India may not deliver food, goods till end 2020
- Unlike other countries, India has a very stringent drone policy
- It mandates drone users to register drones, requires pilots to get a pilot licence followed by an operator permit
New Delhi: It has been almost a year since civil aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DCGA) announced that flying drones, also referred to as unmanned aerial vehicles or UAVs, for personal and commercial purposes won’t be illegal in India from December 2018. The regulator also announced an online platform called Digital Sky, to regulate all drones in the micro (above 250g and flying over an altitude of 50 feet) and higher categories.
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