Drone Technology to help waste management in Odisha, First in India #Odisha #DroneTechnology
Drones are more formally known as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), a drone is a flying robot. The aircraft may be remotely controlled or can fly autonomously through software-controlled flight plans in their embedded systems working in conjunction with GPS.
Under the project, garbage and waste accumulated at different places in the city can be easily detected through an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) having capacity of hyper spectral imaging and analytics.
Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) is all set to go tech savvy by adopting Drone technology for waste management in the Millennium City.
Professors of IIT, Kharagpur – Arabinda Kumar Routray, Bhabani Shankar Das, William Mohanty and Subrat Sarkar – participated in the workshop and made an elaborate presentation on the project. They provided details of necessary technical support for the Drone project, the cost of which is estimated at `3 crore.
A workshop in this regard was organised here on Thursday for the successful implementation of the pilot project.
The ultramodern machinery Drone, which has been designed under Swachh Bharat Mission of the Central Government, will be implemented for the first time in Odisha.