Covid-19 vaccine delivery: Ministry grants permission for drone use !

NewsDesk    14-Sep-2021
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ICMR and IIT-B have been given conditional exemption from Drone Rules 2021 for conducting experimental ‘Beyond Visual Line of Sight' vaccine delivery in Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Manipur, and Nagaland up to a height of 3,000 meters using drones.Earlier on August 25, the Civil Aviation Ministry had notified Drone Rules, 2021, that liberalised the regulatory regime over drones. The Drone Rules, 2021, have been notified to "usher in an era of super-normal growth while balancing safety and security considerations in drone operations".