Bharat Drone Mahotsav 2022, Know detail

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched India’s largest drone festival here, where he met with Kisan drone pilots and saw open-air drone demos. The ‘Bharat Drone Mahotsav 2022’ will be a two-day event on May 27 and 28. The prime minister will meet with Kisan drone pilots, observe open-air drone demos, and meet with entrepreneurs at the drone exhibition centre.

Some facts about the Bharat Drone Mahotsav 2022:

More than 1600 people, including government officials, military forces, central armed police forces, Public Sector Units (PSUs), foreign embassies, commercial corporations, and drone startups, will attend the Bharat Drone Mahotsav 2022, according to the Prime Minister’s Office.

The PMO stated that around 70 exhibitors would demonstrate diverse drone use cases during the Drone Festival. The Prime Minister’s Office further stated that the Bharat Drone Mahotsav 2022 will include a virtual awarding of drone pilot certifications, panel talks, product launches, and a display of a ‘Made in India’ Drone Taxi prototype, and flying demonstrations, among other things.

What kinds of drones can you fly in India?

In India, there are five types of drones. Drones weighing less than or equal to 250 grammes; Micro drones (more than 250 grammes and less than or equal to 2 kilogrammes); Small drones (greater than 2 kg and less than or equal to 25 kg); Medium drones (greater than 25 kg and less than or equal to 150 kg); Large drones (greater than 150 kg and less than or equal to 250 kg); (greater than 150 kg)