Restrictions May Be Imposed On Sale, Possession Of Drones In Srinagar

The Senior Superintendent of Police, Srinagar recommended that reasonable restrictions may be imposed on the storage, sale or possession, use, and transport of drones in the Srinagar district. “The decentralized airspace access has to be regulated in view of recent episodes of misuse of drones posing threat to security infrastructure as reported by the media or other reliable sources,” reads an order issued by the J-K government.

“The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has provided draft guidelines or standard operating protocol to regulate the use of drones in terms of weight classification, generation of Unique Identification Number, height, altitude restrictions, speed restriction, enforcement/panel action, etc.,” it added.

“People who already having the drone cameras and similar kinds of unmanned aerial vehicles in their possession shall ground the same in the local police station under proper receipt”, Mohammad Aijaz, IAS, District Magistrate of Srinagar said. He further said that government departments using drones for mapping, surveys, and surveillance in the Agricultural, environment conservation, and disaster mitigation sector shall inform the local police station before undertaking any such activities in the public interest.


Kartik Sud

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