Hyderabad, Apr 8: Cyient, a global provider of engineering, manufacturing, geospatial, networks, digital, and operations management solutions to global industry leaders, on Monday signed a Tripartite Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Government of Telangana and Telangana State Aviation Academy (TSAA) to conduct drone pilot training program and certify the drone pilots in the state.
The MoU was signed by Telangana Principal Secretary (ITE and C Department) Jayesh Ranjan, Cyient Limited Managing Director and CEO, Krishna Bodanapu and TSAA CEO and honorary Secretary Capt.S.N.Reddy.
Under the alliance, Cyient will provide the training tools while TSAA will provide the training services and infrastructure to conduct the programs.
The courses for the training will be developed as per DGCA curriculum guidelines.
This is the first of its kind initiative in Telangana, aimed at developing a pool of skilled drone pilots equipped to meet industry needs.
Cyient and TSAA will work toward setting up a drone pilot training infrastructure at TSAA, which will include a variety of rotary and fixed-wing drones along with simulators to train pilots.
While both the organizations will work on creating customized courses suited to various industries, the current course will be a five-day training program that will be a combination of theory, realistic simulations, and actual drone flying exercise.
The participants will be awarded a DGCA authorized Remote Pilot Licence/Certification upon successful clearance of a test at the end of the course.
Owing to its expertise in the area of UAV technology, Cyient has been entrusted to work closely with TSAA for designing the training modules, test modules, content, and syllabus for the course in compliance with the DGCA regulations.
Cyient will also assist TSAA in conducting the courses and imparting the training. (UNI)