Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA), in a significant decision for the drone industry, has issued an order today granting ‘Conditional Exemption’ for the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmer Welfare to use drones for spraying pesticides for anti-locust operations.

Anup Sharma, Convenor, ATFI, opined in the following article that “Drone technology should be leveraged to address the twin challenges of food security and climate change in the agriculture sector”