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North East

Assam youths develop AI-driven traffic management platform for drones

Guwahati, October 15: As drones revolutionise military, commercial and other activities, an imperative need for 'traffic management' of these flying objects has emerged with a start-up by two entrepreneurs from Assam providing solutions for it. Already working with the Indian Air Force for detection and counter-measures of drones, the duo has now come out with an intelligent airspace management platform, which was launched at the 'East Tech 2023', a two-day defence expo which concluded on October 11. "While most companies are making drones, we are focusing on drone airspace management...
North East

Industry dept using drones to lift Lakadong turmeric in Meghalaya

New Delhi, February 5: The commerce and industry ministry on Saturday said it is promoting use of drones for transportation of famous Lakadong turmeric from Meghalaya to other parts of the country with an aim to resolve first mile connectivity issues of farmers from the hinterland. Lakadong turmeric has been identified under the One District, One Product (ODOP) Initiative of the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) as a product with huge potential for growth and export from West Jaintia Hills, a district of Meghalaya. "West Jaintia...
North East

Drones developed by IIT Guwahati start-up to perform at R-Day event in Assam

Guwahati, January 25: Drones developed by a start-up at IIT Guwahati Research Park will perform in a show of unmanned aerial vehicles during the Republic Day event in Assam's Kamrup on Wednesday. The programme on drones is the first of its kind initiative in the northeast region, according to a statement issued by the institute. Speaking on the participation of the start-up, Drones Tech Lab, in the Republic Day event on January 26, IIT Guwahati Director Prof TG Sitharam on Tuesday said since the inauguration of Drone Centre at the...