DGCA has taken important steps in firming our govt’s policy on permitting drones for industrial functions. In Bengaluru, a drone delivers your dinner home throughout a Dussehra vacation. Are we close to an intelligent future? The board of directors General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has taken a tiny however important next step in firming out the government’s policy on permitting drones for civilian and industrial functions. The DGCA has wanted extra details from seven consortia that had applied to conduct long-range, or on the far side visual line of sight (BVLOS), drone experiments. The seven that were picked were food and delivery corporations Zomato, Swiggy and Dunzo, medical delivery suppliers Zipline and Redwing, and enormous enterprises Tata Advanced Systems restricted and Honeywell, that may be a member of a syndicate fashioned by drone maker Throttle region. The civil aviation authority additionally rejected twenty-seven candidates, multiple individuals conscious of the matter told ET. These people spoke off record. Rejections were for the most part because of incomplete info well-appointed by the businesses., Zomato, Swiggy, Dunzo, and Tata Advanced Systems failed to answer ET’s queries until press time weekday. Zipline and Redwing the same they were waiting to receive approvals from the DGCA.“The DGCA has wanted extra technical details bearing on our BVLOS application,” same one among the consortia members. The person requested namelessness because the DGCA has not created these details public nonetheless.