For purchase of drones to Farm Machinery Training & Testing Institutes of Indian Council of Agricultural Research Krishi Vigyan Kendra, and State Agricultural Universities.
General category farmers and Custom Hiring Centres will receive 75% financial assistance from FPOs, and 40%, or rupee 4 Lakh, whichever is lower.
A 50% aid or rupees 55,000, whichever is lower, will be given to drone buyers to SC/ST/women/small- and marginal farmers, and to agriculture graduates.
Educational & Research Institutes, private players in the tech industry, and other stakeholders can be consulted on initiatives by the GOI to digitize agricultural production.
These initiatives include AgriStack, India Digital Ecosystem in Agriculture, and AgriStack.