Gujarat is the first state to join the drone campaign launched by the Ministry of Civil Aviation, Government of India. Drone pilot training will be provided as a joint initiative of Swarnim Start Up and Innovation University and Kaushalya – The Skill University. The qualification to join the course is anyone above 18 years and shall be minimum 10th pass.
During the press conference, Gujarat State Education Minister Shri Jitubhai Vaghani said that “Drone pilots in Gujarat will be trained at Swarnim Start Up and Innovation University. Following Gujarat, the training will be given in 50 ITIs of the country. It is a matter of pride for us that the state of Gujarat is the first state in the country selected for this exceptional course.”
Mr. Adi Jain, Vice President of Swarnim Start Up and Innovation University said that “We are always ready to contribute to the progress of the country. We are grateful to the state government for choosing our university to train drone pilots with the help of Kaushalya The Skill University among the youth of the country. We are honored to have the opportunity to impart the skills.”
In the past, Kaushalya – The Skill University had trained 60 drone faculty and awarded certificates. They had also designed a 7-day course for training on how to use drones in e-commerce, medical, police, and agriculture.