♦ The Ministry of Civil Aviation and the Directorate General of Civil Aviation have granted conditional permits to use Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS).
♦ The Ministry of Agriculture and Farmer Welfare (MoAFW) will use RPAS to collect remote sensing data in agricultural areas in 100 districts.
♦ It will be used in production estimates at the gram Panchayat level.
♦ This conditional exemption will be valid for one year from the date of publication, or until the Digital Sky Platform is put into operation.
♦ The use of drones still requires permission from the local government.