Union Minister of Civil Aviation, Jyotiraditya M Scindia, said that the government plans to set up five drone schools in Madhya Pradesh.
The union minister participated in Gwalior Drone Mela on Saturday (11 December) along with the Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh Shivraj Singh Chouhan and Narendra Singh Tomar, Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare.
“Drone Mela is a historic day for Gwalior. Through this we have become a witness to the new revolution. He said that in the coming future, drone technology will bring significant changes in the world’s economy. It is a matter of pride that Madhya Pradesh is the first state in the country in advancing the use of drone technology at such a big scale,” Jyotiraditya M Scindia said.
The Gwalior Drone Mela was jointly organised by the Union Ministry of Civil Aviation, Government of Madhya Pradesh, Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) at Madhav Institute of Technology and Science (MITS), Gwalior. This mela is part of the events planned under the Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav celebration.
The programme was the biggest congregation of drone manufacturers, service providers, drone enthusiasts and user communities of the city. The programme included drone exhibition, demonstration, industry–user interactions and launches.