July 3, 2019
Shanta Chhetri asks a Question on security concerns on allowing private drones
Will the Minister of CIVIL AVIATION be pleased to state:
(a) whether Government is aware that security agencies have raised concerns about allowing private drones;
(b) whether Government has directed drone companies to install a safety chip to switch off drones remotely; and
(c) if so, the details thereof to ensure safety and security?
SUPPLEMENTARY QUESTION 1
Thank you Sir. I would like to know from the hon’ble minister whether the ministry is aware that drones can be a serious security threat. If so, what are the measures the government has taken so far to avoid mishaps?
SUPPLEMENTARY QUESTION 2
Whether the ministry is going to introduce new laws or guidelines with regard to the use of drones by private players? If so, the details thereof. If not, the reasons thereof.
Thank you, Sir.