Ministry Of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship Signs MoU with Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. For Drone Didi Yojana

  • The Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. to conduct two Pilot Projects under the Drone Didi Yojana. 
  • The scheme aims to train 15,000 women to operate drones for agriculture, creating new livelihood opportunities for women. 
  • The collaboration will leverage the agricultural expertise of Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. through comprehensive training. 
  • Two centers of the National Skill Training Institute (NSTI) in Hyderabad and Noida will be chosen for the Pilot Projects. 
  • The 15-day curriculum, approved by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), will be delivered through Remote Pilot Training Organisation (RPTO) instructors at these centers. 
  • The partnership will assist MSDE in scaling up the Drone Didi Yojana at identified NSTIs/ITIs across the country.
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