Drones to be deployed to destroy hidden marijuana plantations; Centre to offer alternative crop to cultivators
The Centre has decided to deploy drones to destroy marijuana plantations before the crop is harvested and finds its way into the hands of the drug cartels
Centre to release new drone policy; Jayant Sinha says aviation will be among the 'largest industries' in India
The civil aviation ministry came out with draft rules for unmanned aircraft systems last year, and aviation minister Jayant Sinha said certain issues related to security and global standards were discussed in detail
Drones policy: Draft norms stipulate identification number, radio frequency tags; use may be restricted to day time
Currently, aircraft rules do not cover use of drones as well as their sale and purchase.