Drones were a new dimension of modern era technology which can be easily controlled by any person and can also be used for daily tasks. Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said this after dedicating the first Drone Pilot School of the State established at ITI Shahpur in Shahpur Vidhan Sabha area of Kangra district today.
Jai Ram Thakur said that drone was an innovative technology which could be highly useful for keeping vigil on crops, besides being used for spraying of pesticides and insecticides. He said that even the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has urged the State Governments to promote drone technology in a big way.
Chief Minister said that drone technology is being used to demarcate the land and prepare documents of populated areas in the state. He said that the biggest advantage of using drones was that it not only reduces the cost but also saves a lot of time. He said that drone technology will prove to be very useful for the youth in the coming times and important steps will be taken towards training the youth in this.
Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Sarveen Chaudhary while welcoming the Chief Minister to her constituency said that this ITI was one of the oldest of the State. She said that this school would go a long way in providing employment and self-employment oriented training to the youth of the area. She also thanked the Chief Minister for always being considerate towards the developmental demands of the people of Shahpur area.
Industries and Transport Minister Bikram Thakur, former MLA Surender Kaku, District BJP President Chander Bhushan Nag, Chairman Zila Parishad Ramesh Brar, Director Technical Education Vivek Chandel, Deputy Commissioner Kangra Dr. Nipun Jindal, Superintendent of Police Dr. Khushal Chand Sharma were present on the occasion among others.