A training institute for drone pilots under the Drone Imaging and Information Service of Haryana Limited (DRIISHYA) will be set up to support capacity development. The institute is expected to meet the training needs of the staff of DRIISHYA and other organizations.
A decision in this regard was taken at the second meeting of the DRIISHYA Board of Directors, chaired by Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, on Thursday.
The Chief Minister was briefed that Haryana is the first state to set up a separate corporation to fast-track the application of governance focused on Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs).
“This is a unique start in the state as now, with the help of drones, illegal encroachments can also be checked while detecting the expansion of areas as earlier manual surveys were conducted at regular intervals. , which was time consuming, expensive and more labor intensive,” Khattar said.
Directing the agents concerned to ensure a rapid elimination of survey and imagery work, the CM indicated that in addition to the revenue service, the use of drones should also be ensured in urban territorial communities, electricity, disaster management, mining, forestry, traffic, land use planning. , agriculture, etc., as it would help with mapping, land records, disaster management and emergency services, development planning departments in urban areas.
The CM has been informed that due to an embargo on importing drones from overseas, there has been a delay in supply.