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drone technology: Karnataka’s new aerospace policy to promote drone technology
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drone technology: Karnataka’s new aerospace policy to promote drone technology

Karnataka has sought to include drones as part of its new aerospace and defence policy, as the state government seeks to promote investments in the emerging technology in view of its wider use across sectors. The draft policy has also mooted sops for fresh investments or expansion of existing units in the aerospace and defence sector in Bengaluru as well, people privy to the discussions told ET. All recent policies of the state offered incentives and concessions for investments only in regions outside of Bengaluru. The change in stance shows that the government wants to include the country’s technology capital as well for incentives, as it is home to a vibrant defence and aerospace manufacturing ecosystem and a 1,200-acre cluster is taking shape near the Kempe Gowda international airport. ...