Event Details

Event Name :
One Week Training Programme on Drones for Precision Agriculture
Event Venue :
Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidhyapeeth, Rahuri, Ahmednagar, Maharashtra (India)- 4130722
Contact person details :
Dr. Sunil Gorantiwar, Principal Investigator (CAAST-CSAWM) and Head (Agril. Engg.), MPKV., Rahuri, India
Principal Investigator (CAAST-CSAWM) and Head (Agril. Engg.)
Event Date :
10-10-2022 To 14-10-2022
Objective: 1. To understand the fundamentals of drone and its application domain. 2.To acquaint with the different drone components and its integration. 3.To understand the drone aerodynamics. 4.To learn how to conigure, calibrate and plan a ield mission for drones. 5.To study and understand hyperspectral imaging application for agriculture using drones. 6.To acquaint with current operational rules, regulatory guidelines and understand ethics/ privacy associated with drone light. The training course will be conducted on campus, where the trainees will have hands-on practice of drone technologies.
Pre Event Description :
The project entitled Centre for Advanced Agricultural Science and Technology (CAAST) on Clima te Sma r t Ag r i culture and Wa te r Management (CSAWM)" is being implemented in Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth (An Agricultural University), Rahuri, Maharashtra under World Bank Sponsored National Agricultural Higher Education Project (NAHEP) of Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), New Delhi, Government of India, since 2018 with objectives of developing the capacity amongst the faculties, students, practitioner, entrepreneur etc. Further in continuation Centre of Excellence for Digital Agriculture has been established in Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth, Rahuri to promote the educational, research, capacity building and development activities for application of digital technologies in agriculture including drones.
Target Group: Academicians,Employees,Others,Researchers,Scientist,Students,Subject Experts,
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