Drone-based healthcare services launched in Arunachal Pradesh

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On August 15, 2022, in Arunachal Pradesh, the “Medicine from the Sky” project was successfully unveiled.


  • The first flight of the drone service was conducted from Seppa to Chiang Tajo in East Kameng district.
  • The project is inspired by the Prime Minister's vision of transforming India into a drone hub of the world.

  • In Arunachal Pradesh, the pilot project “Medicine from the Sky Project” is being launched in collaboration with the World Economic Forum (WEF).

  • The “Medicine from the Sky Project” is funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

  • It is being implemented by Redwing Labs, a start-up based in Bengaluru.

  • The project will provide a clear vision on operational issues, regulatory issues and financial viability. Based on this, the government will formulate a policy and take steps to adopt the emerging technology in a phased manner.

About Arunachal Pradesh :

  • Capital- Itanagar

  • Governor- BD Mishra

  • Chief Minister- Pema Khandu

  • Legislative Assembly - 60 seats

  • Rajya Sabha - 1 seat

  • Lok Sabha - 2 seats

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