Government sets up task forces on civil aircraft, drones production

New Delhi, Aug 7 : The government has constituted two task forces to prepare a roadmap for manufacturing civilian transport aircraft and drones in India, Parliament was told on Monday.

The Lok Sabha was informed of the formation of the two task forces by Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu during the question hour on Monday.

According to Prabhu, the country's fast growing civil aviation sector will require the industry to purchase a vast number of aircraft.

He further said that the government has also set up a task force to manufacture drones in India which will create jobs.



Source: IANS