Horti Dept staff attend ‘drone pilot training’

ITANAGAR, Jul 9: A team of officials from the Department of Horticulture, Govt of Arunachal Pradesh attended a five-day training programme on “Drone Pilot Training” at the Assam Electronics Development Corporation Ltd (AMTRON) Drone School, Guwahati from July 1 to 5.

The training programme is a part of the State Government’s Budget announcement scheme “Application of Drones in Horticulture”. The trainee officials were given in-depth know-how and handling of “Agriculture Spray Drone” and “Multispectral Monitoring Drone” through technical session and practical classes.

After completion of the programme, trainees were given Drone Pilot certificate for small class drones. The trained officials will demonstrate the use of drones as and when required in districts. (DIPRO)