Press Release

Drone Federation of India releases comments on UAS Rules 2020

New Delhi, India – July 03, 2020: The Drone Federation of India (DFI) releases comments on the draft of The Unmanned Aircraft Rules(UAS) Rules, 2020 on its public forums.

Ministry of Civil Aviation, Government of India published the draft of The Unmanned Aircraft System(UAS) Rules, 2020 on June 02, 2020, and is inviting public comments for the same. The rule once passed will be published under the Aircraft Act. The draft rules define a new authorization procedure for manufacturers, importers, traders, operators, and owners of UAS.

Today we release these comments on our public forum for other members of the drone community and other industry associations to take inspiration from this and come forward and support our industry. Over the course of the last 30 days, DFI has received over 300 pages of comments from 100+ organizations and has worked to consolidate all the comments and bring about a consensus in the drone industry.

DFI’s Comments on the draft of The Unmanned Aircraft System(UAS) Rules, 2020 Link

We hope that the Ministry of Civil Aviation takes due note of all the comments, accepts the comments, and further creates a fast-track roadmap for the Indian drone ecosystem.

About Drone Federation of India
The Drone Federation of India (DFI) is a non-government, not-for-profit, industry-led body that promotes and strives towards building a safer and scalable unmanned aviation industry in India. DFI engages with Thought Leaders, Industry Experts, Visionaries, and Policymakers to share their expertise and build a sustainable UAV Industry in India.

Drone Federation of India’s focus areas include Policy Advocacy, Business Promotion, Skill Development, Building Industry Partnerships, Creating Standards, Promoting R&D and Indigenisation, and Building a Community for the Drone Industry.

Smit Shah
Director – Partnerships,
Drone Federation of India

Phone: +91 8097117927