September 29, 2023

Chennai: The nation’s first Widespread Testing Centre for Unmanned Aerial Techniques (drones) can be established in Tamil Nadu. The centre might be arrange at an outlay of Rs 45 crore, the state authorities stated. Tamil Nadu Industrial Growth Company (TIDCO) plans to arrange such take a look at centres beneath the Centre’s Defence Testing Infrastructure Scheme within the state. The non-availability of a Widespread Testing Centre is alleged to be an ‘entry barrier’ for corporations and organisations engaged within the aerospace and defence business.

TIDCO is the nodal company for the implementation of the TN Defence Industrial Hall, and one of many methods of the hall is to offer an ecosystem for the aerospace and defence business.

TIDCO has reportedly floated a Request for Proposal (RFP) for figuring out industrial companions for the establishing of such a Widespread Testing Centre. “A consortium of corporations consisting of Keltron, Sense Picture Applied sciences, Requirements Testing, and Compliance, and Avishka Retailers had been chosen based mostly on the response to the clear bid course of to accomplice with TIDCO for establishing the ability at an estimated value of Rs 45 crore,” an official launch stated.

The proposed facility can be arrange on the State Industries Promotion Company of Tamil Nadu (SIPCOT) Industrial Park, close to Sriperumbudur. The take a look at centre goals to allow the state to be a major contributor to the self-reliance of the nation within the aerospace and defence sector.

Girls’s SHGs to energy ‘Drone Ki Udaan’
Addressing the nation on the 77th Independence Day from the ramparts of Purple Fort, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has stated that the federal government is working with Girls’s Self Assist Teams (SHGs) with the intention of making 2 crore ‘Lakhpati Didis’ in villages. The PM noticed that presently 10 crore ladies are related to Girls’s Self-Assist Teams. “In villages at present, one can discover a Didi within the Financial institution, within the Anganwaadi and a Didi to offer medicines.”

PM stated that 15,000 Girls’s Self-Assist Teams can be given mortgage and coaching for working and repairing drones. “Drone ki Udaan” might be carried out by these Girls’s Self-Assist Teams.


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