Centre to roll out programmes for drone maintenance, repair | Latest News India
To tap into the emerging technology market which uses drones for various functions, the Centre is considering introducing skilling programmes on drone manufacturing, repair and maintenance, officials familiar with the matter said.
“Over the next couple of months, multiple drone skilling programmes will be launched by the government,” an official said, seeking anonymity. “These will include repair, maintenance and manufacturing of drones.”
The programmes, officials said, will be implemented by the skill ministry and developed in conjunction with several stakeholders. The National Council of Vocational Training is formulating both long-term and short-term courses, they said.
These will be introduced by the National Skill Development Corporation at its training centres, such as the Industrial Training Institutes, Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Kendras, which provide vocational training at the district level and even under aegis of Pradhan Mantri Krishi Vikas Yojana that is looking…