Haryana

ADGP RAO INAUGURATES STATE-OF-THE-ART DRONE APPLICATION AND RESEARCH CENTRE

June 28, 2020 09:08 PM

Panchkula (Face2News)

Haryana Additional Director General of Police (ADGP), CID, Mr Anil Kumar Rao inaugurated the state-of-the-art Drone Application and Research Centre (DARC) in the foothills of Shivaliks in Panchkula today.

Speaking on this occasion, Mr Rao said that DARC has been conceptualised as a harbinger of research and training in the field of drones. He said that the event marked a significant development in application and research of drones for intelligence collection and surveillance.

Mr Rao said that drones could be used for precise aerial photography ahead of big events or congregations, law enforcement , supervising border movements, any unmanned area requiring surveillance to name a few of its uses. He said that this will be a training facility to help personnel in CID to master maneuvering drones, anti drone tactics and further research in the field. The DARC is equipped with a drone simulator machine also, added Mr Rao.

 

While enumerating the various uses of drones, Mr Rao said that drones could be used for precise aerial photography ahead of big events or congregations, law enforcement , supervising border movements, any unmanned area requiring surveillance to name a few of its uses. He said that this will be a training facility to help personnel in CID to master maneuvering drones, anti drone tactics and further research in the field. The DARC is equipped with a drone simulator machine also, added Mr Rao.

He said that Drones have been around for more than two decades and individuals, commercial entities and governments have come to realise that drones have multiple uses,

IG Security, Mr Saurabh Singh said that the future of Drone Technology is currently undergoing groundbreaking progression. He said that the next generation of drones or smart drones with in-built safeguards and artificial intelligence which makes them map areas, track objects and provide analytical feedback are the future. He said that the Department was committed to provide police specific solutions through the use of this technology. He said that DARC will be supervised by SP Security Mr Pankaj Nain.

The event was marked by the presence of Mr Ronjan Sodhi, Ace Indian double trap shooter, winner of two silver medals at the 2010 Asian games .He is also the recipient of the Arjuna award and Rajiv Gandhi khel Ratna Award. A competition of trap shooting and drone maneuvering was also held on this occasion.

Among those present on this occasion included IG Security, Mr Saurabh Singh, IG CM Flying Squad, Mr Rajender Kumar, DIG Security Mr Manish Chaudhary, SP Security Mr Pankaj Nain, SP Security Mr Hamid Akhtar, SP Intelligence Mr Rajesh Kalia and other senior officers of Police Department.

 
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