Guwahati: Indian Institute of Drones (IID) – Guwahati in association with Electronics Sector Skill Council of India inaugurated a first of its kind Centre for – drone pilot training and service & maintenance of drones on February 18, 2021, in Guwahati, Assam.
Dignitaries from Assam Police, Indian Army (MES), Oil India Limited, Flood and River Erosion Management Agency, Assam Science & Technology – Environment, Assam Energy Development Agency Council, Assam Forest Department, and many others were present at the inaugural event.
Northeast India is very vulnerable to the multiplicity of natural disasters. Inaccessible population due to connectivity problem, shortage of medical personnel and lack of access to medical supplies are some of the major challenges Northeast is facing in present times.
The population & habitation being sparsely located and due to connectivity problem, reaching out to the population in the remote areas especially in times of emergencies and delivery of medical supplies and services to these areas are highly challenging.
Drone Technology will be crucial for carrying and transporting these life saving vaccines, blood in times where blood transfusion is required. There needs to be a drone ecosystem in place for this to happen where manufacturing, drone pilot training and service & maintenance are available for the local population to adapt and implement.
Indian Institute of Drones (IID) – Guwahati will be instrumental in imparting skilled drone pilot training and knowledge on drone technology and its application to create a drone ecosystem in Northeast India.
Indian Institute of Drones is the No. 1 Drone training institute in India. Training more than 2200 Drone Pilots in India, it specializes in training professionals and Drone technology enthusiasts who have the willingness to learn the art of flying drones to carry out UAV piloting and operations with great emphasis on flight safety and security issues.