For the civilian use of drones, India has the guidelines in place.
In March 2021, the Ministry of Civil Aviation notified the Unmanned Aircraft System Rules.
Recently, the government has invited bids to use drones for the delivery of Covid-19 vaccines and other medicines for remote areas.
Telangana state government in India engages with Flipkart for drone delivery of medical supplies.
Many such positive developments indicate the vibrations of positive trends of Indian UAV ecosystem.
However, the recent drone attack at the airbase at the border areas is quite worrisome.
This has already alerted the concerned authorities and talks of drone detection systems are already in the air.
There is an urgent need of the installation of drone defence systems from such drone attacks,
Will it also trigger a rethink of Drone policy in India?