With the drone-based technology intervention, construction speed has increased drastically, upto five times for kilometre construction per day as compared to few years ago. Such technology-based progress has helped the Ministry consistently set new records in per day construction, while targeting greater efficiencies.
The SVAMITVA (Survey of Villages and Mapping with Improvised Technology in Village Areas) project is an initiative launched by the Indian government to provide property rights to rural households in India. The aim of the project is to survey and digitize the records of rural properties and provide property ownership certificates to rural households. This will help improve transparency in rural property transactions and enhance the rural economy. The project is expected to benefit over 250 million rural households and is considered a major step towards modernizing India’s rural property market.
A forestry project designed to provide accurate and timely information on forest volume and products for sustainable development, relied on a drone LiDAR survey for forest canopy mapping, individual tree heights and tree girth measurements.