Drones deliver medicines at Tanda medical college – The Tribune India

December 15, 2021 by No Comments

Tribune News Service

Dharamsala, December 14

Companies from the across the country demonstrated their capabilities in delivering medicines and vaccines through the drone technology at the drone festival organised at Dharamsala today. Drones were used to carry medicines from the SAI ground here to Tanda medical college at a distance of 8 km.

Effective steps would be taken to promote the drone technology in the state. Training institutes would also be opened so that the younger generation could get employment in the field of drone technology, said

Information Technology Minister Ram Lal Markanda while addressing people after inaugurating the Drone Mela at the Sai Stadium here. It is the state’s first drone festival organised by the Department of Information Technology in collaboration with the Kangra district administration.

Markanda said that drone fairs would also be organised at other places in the state so that people, especially youths, could get information about the drone technology. “Drones are a new dimension of the modern technology, which can be easily controlled by any person and can also be used for daily tasks,” he added.

Chief Secretary Ram Subhag Singh said that drones could easily reach places where it was relatively difficult or even impossible for humans to go. This feature of drones could be used in disaster management.

“In many countries, drones are also being used for agricultural works such as spraying pesticides and crop care. The drone technology will prove to be very useful for the youth in the coming times and important steps will be taken towards training them in it,” he said. Joint Secretary, Central Government, Amber Dubey discussed in detail the benefits of the drone technology.

Kangra DC Nipun Jindal and officers of various departments were also present. The companies that participated in the drone festival included Rotor Precision Instrument Ltd, Idea fromage Technology, Diabest Journey, Pan India Consultant Drone Destination and Air Sky Mobility Drone Delivery technology.

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