Before you fly your drone, be sure you understand this vital rule; else, you could face a fine of thousands of dollars

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Drones, also known as unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), are not new to India. They’re utilised for anything from wedding videography to social media trailers. Drones are subject to a slew of regulations imposed by the government. For this, a separate gateway has been created. This will provide you with information ranging from a licence to a route to fly a drone. For violations of the Drone Rules 2021, a punishment of up to Rs 1 lakh is possible. The question now is whether drones used at weddings are also subject to the restrictions. Is it necessary to obtain permission before deploying this type of drone? Today, we will provide you with the answers to these questions.

Drones are classified into five categories in India. Nano drones are those that weigh less than 250 grammes. Drones weighing less than 2 kg have been categorised as micro, drones weighing 2 to 25 kg have been classified as tiny, drones weighing 25 to 150 kg have been classified as medium drones, and those weighing more than 150 kg have been classified as giant drones. All types of drones do not require approval. You do not need any form of permission if you utilise Nano or Micro class drones. Yes, UNI (Unique Identification Number) is required for the aforesaid category.

Because drones used for weddings and regular videography weigh less than 2 kg. As a result, they do not require permission. At the same time, there are several regulations that must be followed when flying drones. Such as where you can fly the drone and how high you can fly it. On the Digital Sky website, you can learn more about all of these things. Here’s an aerial map for flying drones that includes information on green, yellow, and red zones. Drone Rules 2021 violations can result in a fine of up to Rs 1 lakh.