A “yatra” is a procession, or a pilgrimage. In an effort to teach farmers throughout the nation about precision agriculture and the worth of drones, stakeholders in India have collaborated on a “drone yatra” – a roadshow to display the latest know-how.
Garuda Aerospace and Division of Agriculture, Govt. of Goa Collaborate on Conducting Drone Yatra
by DRONELIFE Workers Author Ian M. Crosby
India’s main drone producer Garuda Aerospace is selling sustainable agriculture practices in India with its revolutionary Kisan Drones. The success of Garuda Aerospace within the Drone Yatra initiative all through numerous states has earned the corporate an outpouring of recognition and acclaim, leading to its enlargement into the state of Goa. The Directorate of Agriculture, Authorities of Goa has invited the corporate to collaborate with the Division of Agriculture in conducting the initiative with the intention to elevate consciousness and promote the adoption of drone know-how in agriculture. This collaboration demonstrates a shared dedication to leveraging modern know-how to enhance agricultural practices within the state.
Final 12 months, Union Minister Anurag Thakur flagged off the Drone Yatra 2.0, with a aim of overlaying 755 districts throughout India. The initiative seeks to display the efficacy of drones in agricultural purposes and showcase the various advantages they bring about to farmers all through the nation.
The Drone Yatra in Goa is designed to offer farmers with data concerning the newest developments in precision agriculture. By way of use of the Kisan Drone, farmers are actually in a position to make the most of Nano Urea spraying with the intention to optimize assets, reduce environmental affect, and improve their yield and revenue. The drone Yatra will probably be performed in 100 villages all through a one month interval.
“We’re delighted to conduct the Drone Yatra within the state of Goa,” stated Garuda Aerospace Founder and CEO Agnishwar Jayaprakash. “Our mission is to empower farmers with cutting-edge know-how that may drive sustainable agricultural practices and increase productiveness by enhancing the lives of the farmers. Superior drone know-how will play a vital position in conserving assets, optimizing land use and contributing to a extra sustainable future for India’s agricultural sector. Just lately Garuda Aerospace has secured an order of 400 Agri Kisan Drones from Indian Farmers Fertilizer Cooperative Restricted (IFFCO) and the corporate’s order ebook at the moment tallies to 10,000 drones for this 12 months.”
“Garuda Aerospace’s Drone Yatra in Goa guarantees to be an academic and inspirational occasion, providing farmers invaluable insights into the limitless prospects that drones can unlock for his or her agricultural operations,” added Garuda Aerospace VP of Agriculture and Authorities Affairs Shri. Ramkumar.
Ian attended Dominican College of California, the place he acquired a BA in English in 2019. With a lifelong ardour for writing and storytelling and a eager curiosity in know-how, he’s now contributing to DroneLife as a employees author.
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