Digital Agriculture School coming soon – Times of India

Patna: Rajendra Prasad Central Agricultural University (RPCAU), Pusa will soon launch a digital agriculture school, said Vice-Chancellor PS Pandey. On Friday, certificates were awarded to the first batch of students after successfully completing drone pilot training in Pusa, the Vice-Chancellor said that training of drone pilots has started for the first time in eastern India as there are huge employment opportunities for drone pilots in agriculture. The agricultural model is changing radically with the increasing use of technological innovations. Pandey further stated that the university is playing a leading role in the field of digital agriculture. With the support of the central government, a special digital agriculture laboratory will be established at the university. The Prime Minister will inaugurate the first-of-its-kind laboratory, he said. The vice-chancellor said that all selected candidates will be issued drone pilot license by the Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA).
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