Shimla: Himachal Pradesh chief minister Jai Ram Thakur dedicated the first drone pilot school of the state established at ITI Shahpur of Kangra district on Saturday. On the occasion he said drones were a new dimension of modern era technology that could be easily controlled by any person and also be used for daily tasks.
Thakur said drone was an innovative technology that could be highly useful for keeping vigil on crops, besides being used for spraying of pesticides and insecticides. He said even Prime Minister Narendra Modi had requested the state governments to promote drone technology in a big way.
He added that the drone technology was being used to demarcate land and prepare documents of populated areas in the state.
He said the biggest advantage of using drones was that it not only reduced cost, but also saved a lot of time.