PM Modi flags off 100 kisan drones; Says use of drones will prove to be game changer in many sectors, terms Kisan drone new age revolution
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that use of drones will prove to be a game changer in many sectors, and termed Kisan drone a new age revolution. The Prime Minister flagged off 100 kisan drones in different cities and towns yesterday.
Addressing the farmers virtually at Manesar, Mr. Modi said, this special drive is aimed at helping farmers by giving their produce easy access to the markets. He said, this will also increase the income of farmers. He said, this is a new chapter in the direction of modern agricultural facilities of the 21st century. He expressed confidence that this will not only open the sky to unlimited possibilities, but will also prove to be a milestone in the development of drone sector.
Highlighting the importance of drones in various fields, the Prime Minister said, priority has been given to technology in several policy decisions in this year budget. He said, at present, drones are being used in many different areas including mapping of land, supply of medicines and vaccines, and spraying of pesticides.
Talking about the opportunities in the drone sector, Mr. Modi said, several reforms have taken place in the country to give opportunities to youth and strengthen the private sector. He said, several companies and startups are growing fast to create new drone ecosystem in the country to tap the immense possibilities.
He said, this ecosystem will generate new employment opportunities in the drone sector. He said, Garuda Aerospace has set a target of manufacturing two lakh drones in the next two years and this will provide ample employment to youth.
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