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Overview Drones and UAVs:

Drones, also known as Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), have gained significant traction in India across various sectors, including agriculture, infrastructure, logistics, and surveillance. Here’s an overview of the drone market in India:

  1. Market Size and Growth:
    • The Indian drone market was valued at around $130 million in 2020 and is projected to grow at a CAGR of over 18% from 2021 to 2026.
    • Factors such as increasing government support, technological advancements, and expanding applications are driving the growth of the drone market in India.
  2. Applications:
    • Agriculture: Drones are being used for crop monitoring, spraying pesticides, and precision agriculture, helping farmers improve productivity and reduce costs.
    • Infrastructure: Drones are used for aerial surveys, mapping, and construction site monitoring, enabling faster and more accurate project assessments.
    • Logistics: E-commerce companies are exploring drone delivery options to improve last-mile connectivity and reduce delivery times in urban and remote areas.
    • Surveillance and Security: Drones are employed by law enforcement agencies for surveillance, crowd monitoring, and disaster management purposes.
  3. Regulatory Framework:
    • The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) governs the operation of drones in India through the Civil Aviation Requirements (CAR) and the Digital Sky Platform.
    • The government has categorized drones into five categories based on weight and capabilities, each requiring different levels of permits and approvals for operation.
    • The recent liberalization of drone regulations, such as allowing Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) operations and easing permit requirements, has further boosted the drone industry in India.
  4. Key Players:
    • Domestic companies such as ideaForge, Skylark Drones, and Asteria Aerospace are leading players in the Indian drone market, offering a range of UAV solutions for various applications.
    • International drone manufacturers like DJI, Parrot, and Yuneec also have a presence in India and contribute to the market through their advanced drone technologies.
  5. Challenges:
    • Despite the liberalized regulations, bureaucratic hurdles and airspace restrictions continue to pose challenges for drone operators in India.
    • Concerns related to safety, privacy, and security also need to be addressed to ensure responsible drone use and public acceptance.
  6. Opportunities:
    • The Indian government’s initiatives such as the Digital Sky Platform and the Drone Sandbox Program aim to foster innovation and create opportunities for drone startups and businesses.
    • Emerging applications such as urban air mobility, environmental monitoring, and 3D mapping present new avenues for growth in the Indian drone market

Program Highlights:

  • Instructor Led Hands ON Training with access of Course Contents.
  • 100% Practical Oriented Course.
  • Training on Live Hardware for Practical Understanding.
  • Practice Session available post training/ workshop.
  • Trainers and Training from Real Industry Environment
  • Frequent Industry Interaction, Access to Design House and Semiconductor companies Conferences and Technical events through PRAGYATMIKA

Program Curriculum:

Course Outline:

  • Week 1: Introduction to Drones and UAVs
  • Overview of drone technology and components
  • Types of drones and their applications
  • Introduction to remote control and autonomous drones
  • Understanding drone regulations in India (DGCA guidelines)
  • Different categories of drones and their permissible operations
  • Digital Sky Platform registration process and documentation requirements
  • Principles of safe drone operation
  • Pre-flight checklist and safety precautions
  • Emergency procedures and troubleshooting common issues
  • Basic flight maneuvers: takeoff, landing, hovering, and basic navigation
  • Hands-on practice with flight simulators or small training drones
  • Introduction to flight controls and maneuvering techniques

Week 2 : Advanced Drone Flights and Controllers

  • Vision Computing and Camera Applications for Drone Flights
  • Simulation for Flight Control Operations
  • Vision Computing based Object Detection and Measurement
  • Open CV, Kerras, Yolo, Deep Learning
  • Object detection, tracking, and classification algorithms
  • Trajectory generation and optimization
  • Control theory basics: PID control, state feedback, etc.
  • Advanced flight techniques: precision flying, circle flight, figure-eight patterns
  • Understanding flight modes and using them effectively
  • Introduction to First Person View (FPV) flying

Week 3: The Drone Powertrain , Batteries, LiDARs, GPS

  • UAVs Powertrain
  • Motors, Inverters, BLDC Motor Controls, Power Converters
  • LiPo Batteries , Battery Simulation, Battery Pack Design
  • The Battery Management System , BMS Balancing and Control Algorithms for High Efficiency and Low Battery Applications
  • Sensors used in autonomous Flights: cameras, LiDAR, radar, ultrasonic sensors, etc.
  • Techniques for localization: GPS, inertial navigation systems (INS), visual odometry, etc.
  • Mapping methods: SLAM (Simultaneous Localization and Mapping)
  • Integration of localization and mapping for precise navigation During Flight
  • Integration of IoT and Cloud with Drone Flight Drives

Week 4 : IoT Integration and Drones on Flight

  • The Flight Controllers and ESCs for Drones
  • Integration of Motors, Sensors and Vision Sensors for the Autonomous Drone Flights
  • Communication Integration V2X .
  • Integration of IoT for Navigation and Analytics
  • Real Time Path Decision and Drive Mechanism
  • ADAS for a Level of Autonomy for Drones
  • Implementation of ADAS for Drones
  • Plan a Fully Autonomous Flight Based Drone

Project Work

  • Students will work on a project where they apply the knowledge gained throughout the course to solve a specific problem or develop a prototype Autonomous Surveillance Drones.

Unique Benefits of Enrolling in Program:

  • Hands ON Training through the Professionals already working in UAVs and Drone Industry.
  • Free Access to Video Contents, Design Documents, Technical Manuals, Notes , etc. During and Post completion of Training
  • LIVE Technology support through a dedicated Technology Support Help Desk post training.
  • Free Access to PRAGYATMIKA VIP Network for Lifetime for Networking with Same domain Professionals.
  • Vendor Identification Support to build your Supply Chain Network.
  • Hands On Training Approach with Learn from your Own Place Facility.
  • Global Certification earning Opportunity recognized world wide professional organization
  • Career and Mentoring Support.

Delivery Mechanism:

  • Hybrid Mode Learning Approach
  • LIVE Hardware Access for Hands ON Session.
  • E-Notes.
  • Continuous Evaluation and Grading.
  • Project Mentoring and hardware Access Post Training
  • Live Hands ON Training on UAVs
  • Internship Certification from PRAGYATMIKA
  • International Project Qualification Certification from TOOOPLE, Singapore – A Partner of NOCN, UK. (Optional )
  • Major /Mini Project Mentoring Support and CoE Hardware Kit Access for POCs.
  • Earn Stipend Rs. 6000 – Rs. 12000 post Completion of Internship Training as Paid Intern from of PRAGYATMIKA

Drone Flight Controller Design under Progress at CoE -IIoT as Major Project

The Differential Drive of Motors for a Successful Flight Operation to perform.

Pre Action of a Self Made Drone Flight Controller with Wireless and WiFi Control Operations.


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TOOOPLE’s endorsed NOCN(UK) Applied Project Development frameworks lead to international certifications that bring standardization to project mentoring and development in higher educational institutions, professional training organizations and Industry.

The frameworks and methods inspires :

  • Analytical thinking.
  • Collaborative Problem Solving
  • Develop Critically Considered Approaches to resolving challenges

which improves readiness for the current industrial environment. The INTERNATIONAL QUALIFICATION certification affords students and young professionals opportunities for professional readiness, talent development and professional growth or explorations to support seeking a career change at both foundation and advanced level.

NOCN(UK) APD Certifications are mapped to the skills earned during the Program Training and Project being completed as a part of APD Certification. Profiles mapped with curated skills are made available to prospective global employers in Li Ion Battery Domain.

TOOOPLE Endorsed NOCN(UK) APD Certification facilitates you with :

  • INTERNATIONAL Qualifications Certification for Projects
  • My Credentials – A specialized platform to curate the skills and share with prospective employers.
  • JOB MATCH based on your Skills
  • Continued Assessment and Projects
  • International Job Opportunities in latest of technology domains.

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  • Industry Qualified Mentors and continually updated Curriculum.
  • Freedom of Learning from Anywhere , Anytime with guided Support
  • Access to exclusive Wiki on IoT, LIVE Chat Support from Faculty and Design House Interactions.
  • Personalized Expert suggestions, Feedback and solutions understanding your industry scenario and requirements.
  • PRAGYATMIKA Community Support and VIP Network Access for Latest Trends in Industry, Technology Webinars, Peer Support, Industry Insights and knowledge Sharing.
  • Expert Mentoring and Support on Short term and Long Term Career/ Entrepreneurial Goals.
  • International Certifications for access to Overseas career opportunities.
  • Handy Tips and Risk Analysis before starting your own venture.

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