Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) have assumed great economic and strategic importance in recent years. Discuss the role of Drone Rules, 2021 in promoting research, development, and adoption of UAVs in India. (250 Words)
Introduce by giving a brief description of UAVs and their potential use in logistics, disaster management, surveillance etc.
Describe the need for regulation of UAVs due to security risks. Cite recent examples of drones carrying explosives in Jammu, Drone attack on a Saudi Arabia Oil refinery
Enlist the major provisions of Drone Rules, 2021 and elaborate on their implication on drone industry in India
Way Forward / Conclude by highlighting India’s target of becoming a hub of UAV R&D