ATFI Chief Advisor Dr. Lalit Gupta and Coordinator Nandita Pegu opines that Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs)  are a boon to emergency services. However, restrictive policies in vogue are impeding their wide-scale adoption by government agencies that are providing critical emergency service. In the article, they make a case for exemption of government agencies for emergency services from NPNT and Digital Sky restrictions.