Drone manufacturer Marut Drones has received the Type Certification approvals from Director General of Civil Aviation for its multiutility agricultural drone AG 365. The drone has been developed particularly for agricultural purposes to reduce crop loss, lower agrochemical usage, better yield and profits to the farmers. Drone is now eligible for ₹10 lakh unsecured loans from the Agri Infrastructure Fund.
According to a release, AG 365 is built and developed for Indian circumstances and may be utilised for a variety of applications, providing the customer with a greater return on investment. It has been thoroughly tested on over 1.5 lakh acres and has been optimised for agricultural application. In addition, AG 365 is doing substantial research in partnership with major agriculture institutions and research institutes to establish crop-specific drone spraying SOPs.
AG 364 Agri-Drones
Following the issuance of a type certificate for the AG 365 model, Drone is now eligible for ten lakh unsecured loans from the Agri Infrastructure Fund at a low interest rate of 5 to 6%, according to the announcement. Furthermore, the government of India can provide a substantial subsidy. The drone was created specifically for agricultural uses, with the goal of reducing crop loss, lowering pesticide usage, increasing yield, and increasing farmer profitability.
Furthermore, Marut Drones has received RPTO approvals, allowing for training and capacity building of drone pilots focused on safe agricultural operations, repair, and maintenance. Marut Drones is partnering with major colleges to provide drone pilots with the finest quality training, with the goal of developing two lakh drone entrepreneurs in the countryside, according to the company’s creator and co-founder, Prem Kumar Vislawath and Suraj Peddi, respectively.
In India, the DGCA is the regulatory organisation in charge of civil aviation, particularly dealing with safety problems.
The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) is the Civil Aviation regulatory organisation in charge of safety problems. It is in charge of regulating air transport services to/from/within India, as well as enforcing civil aviation legislation, air safety, and airworthiness requirements.
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